June 28, 2015

About Us

Ruth Hargrave – CEO/Consultant

Ruth HargraveRuth Hargrave is a trainer/facilitator, mentor and consultant for educators, parents and caregivers and students.

  • presently self-employed, consulting and providing workshops.
  • Ruth has taught students from K-9, specializing in English Language Arts, Guidance Counselling and Behavior Intervention with the Louis Riel S.D.

1. Workshop Locations

– Manitoba, B.C., Nunavut, Alberta, Saskatchewan, U.S, India, Greece and Argentina, U.S.

2. Workshops

-Mindfulness, Student Leadership, Restitution and Control Theory, Developmental Therapy/Teaching (DTT), and Group Theraplay – Taking Care of Each Other (TCEO)

3. Training/Coaching opportunities:

1) Personal (One to One) mentorship – Network & Site-Based
2) Small Group mentorship – Monthly Meetings, Classroom Modeling,
3) Large Group training – 1/2 Day, 1 Day, 2 Days, 1 Week, 1 Month
4) Networking Team Members
5) Creating Vision

Leadership training is specially for those who want to empower others in their personal lives, business, and education.

Leadership Workshops may include the following concepts, depending on the group’s needs & amount of time available.

Coaching Training – Two Days of training to become the most successful Coach. Learn to be a successful leader, mentor and educator.

Creating a Vision
Day 1 – a.m. Creating a vision with the staff (small group work), group reports and discussion.
– P.m. – Creating a Plan for the Vision created in the morning, Steps/Process
Day 2 – Reviewing Plan & Evaluation of Plan & Vision
Trouble Shooting Plan, Revision of Plan, Next Steps & Review of Tools of Restitution

Habits of Successful Leadership

Day 1 – Introduction – Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People
– The Private Victory
– Habit 1 – Be Proactive
– Habit 2 – Begin With the End in Mind
– Habit 3 – Put First Things First
Day 2 – The Public Victory
– The Relationship Bank Account
– Habit 4 – Think Win-Win
– Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
– Habit 6 – Synergize
– Habit 7 – Sharpen the Saw

Skills of Successful Relationships
1 or 2 Day Workshop – Client Choice & Availability
– Relationships
– Success in Relationships
– Relationship Bank Accounts
– Listening Skills
– Role Playing Challenging Relationships
– Finding Win-Win Solutions

Conflict Resolution Skills
1 or 2 day Workshop – Client Choice & Availability
– Shifting our Paradigms – External Control vs. Intrinsic Control
– Basic Needs that Drive Our Behavior
– Self-Regulation Tools
– Practice of Glasser’s Reality Therapy Model
– Planning for Success

Vision And Best Practices
1 or 2 Day Workshop – Client Choice & Availability
– Overview of Best Practices in Business
– Creating a Vision of the Ideal Business
– Planning for Success Using Best Practices
– Evaluation Tools When Mistakes Happen
– Bottom Line Mistakes & Best Practices

Student Leadership Qualities/Training
– For Students Grades 5 – 12
– Duration – 1 Week or weekly once a week or whatever suits Timelines
– The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

The Brain & Learning
– Audience – Students, Educators, Parents, Employees
– Duration – 1 or 2 Day Workshop To Be Determined
– Overview of the brain, learning styles, activities, role plays, presentations, best practices, tools

Developmental Teaching
– Audience – Educators, Admin, Parents
– Duration – 1 or 2 Day Workshop – Client Choice & Availability
– Learn about the Developmental Stages, Interventions, DTORF Assessment, Defence Mechanisms and Role Play Strategies for Adult Interventions.

Empowerment And Growth
– Duration – 1 Day Workshop
– Audience – Educators, Leaders & Parents
– Learn how to empower others in your life so that they can become independent solution focused thinkers, growth minded learners, successful citizens at home, school, community and business.

Effective Communication
– Duration – 1 Day Workshop
– Audience – Educators, Employees, Leaders, Parents & Students
– This session focuses on empowering participants to learn how to be impeccable in you speech, non-judgemental listeners, effective team members who learn how to have solution focused conversations, meetings, collaboration and interactions with others.

The Power of Intention
– Duration – 1/2 day or 1 day Session
– Audience – Teens, Educators, Employees, Leaders and Parents
– This session includes mindfulness, meditation, group work, visionary planning, role plays, and empowering strategies for communication.

Mindfulness is specifically for students, teachers, educational assistants, parents, managers, and entrepreneurs and would benefit anyone who wants to have some life altering insights for themselves and their families and colleagues.

Mindfulness Topics may include the following:

– Practicing Mindfulness Activities

– Meditation

– Children & Mindfulness Lessons

– Adults & Mindfulness Lessons/Activities

– Families & Mindfulness Lessons/Activities

– Benefits of Mindfulness in any Organization

– Love & Power & Intention


Alan Hargrave – Finacial Advisor & Accountant

Alan has over 40 years of experience as a Business Manager, and Senior Administrator. He joined Summit Consulting as part of a team dedicated to helping Summit Consulting continue to evolve, and improve.