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“Will be using role playing much more!” – Raline Center, Psychologist, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“Material I can use in group therapy. Very helpful.” – Norma McNeil, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“I learned a lot. Gave validity to what I already believe. Simple, usable with a number of clients.” – Suzanne Jenkins, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“Excellent strategies for many different careers and walks of life.” – Adam Reinhard, Educator, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“His approach to teaching anger management is a unique combination of helping the client recognize and take responsibility for their role in conflict. His use of role play is a helpful tool in shaping new responses in the client.” – Juliana Foster, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“I took this course about 5 years ago and learned a lot! I had to come back for a booster shot. As a retired probation officer, the Golden Rule worked very will in working with offenders–they want and respond better when they feel like you care. Humor does wonders, too!” – Karen Webb, Educator, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

 

“I enjoyed the topic and the delivery. I found it very useful and I’m very glad I came to this class.” – Kimkimyona Dale, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

 

“Will be using role playing much more!” – Raline Center, Psychologist, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“Material I can use in group therapy. Very helpful.” – Norma McNeil, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“I learned a lot. Gave validity to what I already believe. Simple, usable with a number of clients.” – Suzanne Jenkins, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“Excellent strategies for many different careers and walks of life.” – Adam Reinhard, Educator, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“His approach to teaching anger management is a unique combination of helping the client recognize and take responsibility for their role in conflict. His use of role play is a helpful tool in shaping new responses in the client.” – Juliana Foster, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“I took this course about 5 years ago and learned a lot! I had to come back for a booster shot. As a retired probation officer, the Golden Rule worked very well in working with offenders–they want and respond better when they feel like you care. Humor does wonders, too!” – Karen Webb, Educator, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“I enjoyed the topic and the delivery. I found it very useful and I’m very glad I came to this class.” – Kimkimyona Dale, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (08.01.13)

“Very informative. Out of the box thinking, and it works. This is my second time to attend Mr. Kalman’s seminar.” – Rhonda Pemberton, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (07.31.13)

“Since I had attended before, this was reinforced–relevant–sticks better! My grandparents’ wisdom really does still work! Sticks and stones, Golden Rule, Freedom of Speech.” – Victoria Amos, Social Worker, Johnson City, Tennessee (07.30.13)

“Very thought provoking!” – Bennie H. Ray, Nurse/Counselor, Johnson City, Tennessee (07.30.13)

“Very good presentation on using effective ways for teaching anger control in youth and adults.” – Vickie Harris, Counselor, Johnson City, Tennessee (07.30.13)

“Interesting. Made me look at this topic in a different way. Seems simple and easier to implement than anti-bullying programs.” – Rhonda Winstead, Counselor/Educator, Knoxville, Tennessee (2.08.11)“I liked how Izzy focused on putting the ‘victim’ in control of the situation.” – Leslie Mountain, Counselor, Knoxville, Tennessee (2.08.11)

“Very refreshing and bold! I enjoyed it. Very appropriate sense of humor.” – Rhonda Pemberton, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (2.08.11)

“So happy I came to the ‘bully-proofing’ seminar. I look forward to implementing.” – Diana Stang, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“This seminar was exceptional and an eye-opening way to handle the ‘bully’ issue whether at home or workplace. Strategies outlined give much better ways to deal with these issues and don’t depend on ‘big brother’ to handle things. I can’t believe schools aren’t rushing to use this approach.” – Lois Eaton, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“I have been researching bully awareness for over a year, looking for a program for our school that is not like a witch hunt for bully mentality. This program is common sense and easy to understand for children. I am thrilled to have been in this seminar and can’t wait to put into place what I’ve learned.” – Jill Welbern, Nurse, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“I have long had a similar approach to dealing with children and adolescents. It was so refreshing to hear someone speak out on this issue that didn’t villainize ‘bullies’ and perpetuate the ‘victim mentality.’” – Laurin Maddux, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“This was a very helpful workshop. Clinical information was sound. Really enjoyed role plays. The material will help me be a better person. Program and speaker were great.” – Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“I love this presentation–eye-opening and effective.” – Kary Valdes, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“I loved the way Izzy blended anthropological, scientific, historical, psychological, and religious evidence to build a case for his approach. The seminar articulated some things I believe about bully/victims in a clear and helpful way.” – Kristin Betbeze, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (2.07.11)

“Simply outstanding.” – Robert Wood, Psychologist, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“Course materials are excellent!” – Samuel Carney, Psychologist, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“I enjoyed the seminar very much. I learned a double portion how to deal with bullying and how to enhance my relationship with my boyfriend. Now I know it’s me who makes my own self upset by letting little petty things get on my nerves. Thank you very much.” – Peggy Young, Educator, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“Mr. Kalman was great. I feel that I left with many more tools to deal with bullying in several areas.” – Donnie Woods, Martial Arts Instructor, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“Good role playing, interesting topic. I honestly got my company’s money’s worth.” – Sharon Campbell, Social Worker, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“Often at seminars there are no practical applications. This seminar was very practical and I feel comfortable with implementing this in my classroom. I especially like that not only am I trained but he showed me how to train my students. I will be recommending this method to my fellow educators.” – Garrett Smithson, Educator, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“This was the best (Cross Country) seminar I’ve been to. Role playing was helpful in learning and it kept everyone interested. Izzy has a great sense of humor and presented a unique way of managing bullies’ behavior. I will be using this in my job.” – Lisa Matlock, Activity Professional, Memphis, Tennessee (12.03.09)

“I am one of those school counselors who has done some of the things (possibly with negative results) that you commented on. I thank you for your viewpoint and I will be reassessing my messages to students and examining results/consequences of such messages. I certainly agree with most of your tenets. Thanks for the tools.” – Mauni Mitchell, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“Loved the way Izzy demonstrated how to apply common sense strategies to real life situation. It feels usable!” – Mayna Craggs, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“I enjoyed this presentation. You’ve given me some new things to think about and begin implementing in my life and practice.” – Kathryn Hopper, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“I have attended several seminar on anger control or management, this was the best one. I have also taught seminars on this subject and I learn many things I will be able to use in my work.” – Larry Hess, Counselor/Marriage and Family Therapist, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“Practical, sensible. Doable! Anxious to use this in our boys group home.” – T. Raymond McCranie, Marriage and Family Therapist, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“One of the best seminars I have been to in a long time. I like the interactive role playing.” – Janet Glover, Nurse, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“I loved Izzy’s sense of humor. Presenter incorporated a wide range of theoretical concepts into a unique and easily understandable therapeutic model that is replicable.” – C.K., Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“Izzy is a wonderful presenter. He is easy to listen to and is great at using humor in his presentation.” – Jerry Campbell, Psychologist, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“Best seminar ever. Izzy provides educational/academic info and he also tells us how to use it. Please bring him back to Tennessee. How about a weekend retreat led by Izzy?” – Patty Wilkes, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (8.12.09)

“Presenter was knowledgeable and entertaining!” – Michael Lester, Counselor, Knoxville, Tennessee (8.11.09)

“Wonderful!” – Michelle White, Victim Advocate Case Manager, Knoxville, Tennessee (8.11.09)

“A very creative and interactive presentation! I look forward to using Izzy’s techniques with my clients.” – April Baer, Counselor, Knoxville, Tennessee (8.11.09)

“Great seminar! I will definitely be using the techniques in my practice with children of all ages.” – Laura Clanton, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (5.10.07)

“This conference changed my way of thinking about bullying. Let’s help the victims. Teach them how to solve their problems. I loved it.” – Mary Shipley, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (5.10.07)

“Excellent! This is the second time I’ve attended this seminar. I use it with my own children and at school. His techniques can change children’s lives. I love the role play.” – Susie Jackson, Counselor/Educator/Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (5.10.07)

“Very clear, concise and wonderfully effective (at least in role-playing J ). One of the best things I learned was to acknowledge my own inner-bully.” – Alexandra Smith, Psychologist, Nashville, Tennessee (5.10.07)

“This class was not what I expected it to be. I learned several different tactics to use in the classroom and at playtime. The calm approach can also be used in other places besides school. I wish I had taken a class like this when my children were smaller.” – Kimberly Torres, Educator, Johnson City, Tennessee (6.20.06)

“The most practical conference I’ve ever attended.” BethAnn Cunningham, Special Education Alternative School Teacher, Johnson City, Tennessee (6.20.06)

“I can’t wait to get home to my three children to start giving them some good tools. I really believe much of this involves good communication skills. I am going away from this workshop with far more skills than I expected. I am excited about sharing this info with my co-workers and community.” – Mary Misulich, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (6.21.06)

“Thank you for taking on the prevailing paradigm and teaching good sense. The most difficult adults I’ve ever met are people who don’t ‘get it’ that they are responsible for themselves and their problem! Thank you for your peacemaking.” – Beverly Anderson, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (6.21.06)

“This is the best seminar I’ve attended in years.” – Susan Baese, School Counselor, Knoxville, Tennessee (6.21.06)

“This was excellent. It should work well with children when presented with win or lose – in game form so they can relate. I like the Post Extinction Burst Theory – it is so true. Before extinguishing the behavior will intensify.” – Terri Murr, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (6.21.06)

“Very good program. Highly practical – even Biblically based – information that can transform lives.” Dani Johnson, Supervisor, Lawrence County Board of Education, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“This information has been presented to me repeatedly during personal therapy sessions – only not how to apply it! I must thank you for speaking on the victim of bullying and teaching how to deal. I wish you were my therapist. I could save a ton of money in the future. Just show me how.” – Robin Davis, Administrator, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“Loved the subject material. Presented in a good way – moved along well. Speaker well versed on subject, interesting!” – Katie Thompson Elazar, Office Administrator, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“Very valuable info provided. I am anxious to translate this into the Early Childhood level. Not only for children but for parents as well.” – Jennifer Washburn, Executive Director, iKids Early Childhood Center, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“Izzy is awesome!” – Kelly G. Cline, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“I learned a new perspective on this topic and will be able to use this material with my students.” – Angela Roland, School Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“Great appeal to different learning styles – lecture, written, role-play. Made me think outside of the box! I see ‘victims’ in a completely different view. The strategies taught are very ‘real life’ and can be taught/used immediately.” – Donna Mattingly, Counselor, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“The program was excellent. Anything Izzy has to discuss, I’ll listen.” – Kathryn Hall, Marriage and Family Therapist, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“The role-plays were very effective and useful. This technique is so simple yet awesomely effective with quick results – Thank you.” – Wendy Vanness, Social Worker, Nashville, Tennessee (2.3.05)

“Very helpful personally and professionally. Thank you for the teaching. Valuable materials. Excellent presenter.” – R.D., Counseling Minister, Johnson City, TN (1.25.05)

“Izzy was both knowledgeable and entertaining. (Woody Allen comes to mind). Thank you!” – Gary A. Wishart, PsyD, Psychologist, Johnson City, TN (1.25.05)

“Interesting material and helpful strategies to deal more effectively with this powerful emotion.” – Tedd A. Stephens, Psychologist, Johnson City, TN (1.25.05)

“Insightful. Made sense to focus on victims instead of bullies.” – Debra Quesinberry, Counselor, J.C., TN (1.25.05)

“Very animated, positive, realistic presenter. Was very concerned we got the most we could from the day.” – Kathy L. Russell, Counselor, Knoxville, Tennessee (1.26.05)

“Izzy is a humorous and interesting speaker. He gave a useful lecture using examples and role-play, which up the tempo.” – Virginia Thacker, Counselor, Knoxville, Tennessee (1.26.05)

“Very good presentation by host. Manual will be very helpful in my role as social worker with chronically ill dialysis patients.” – Jackie Smith, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (1.26.05)

“This seminar is great. It will be very useful in my practice and in my personal relationships. I can’t wait to try it out with my husband and my 5 year old and 2 year old.” – Paula Dove, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (1.26.05)

“Teacher was knowledgeable, entertaining, compassionate and interesting. Material was quite creative and comprehensive. The material was very useful and will be helpful in m practice. One of the best CE classes I’ve attended.” – Linda Doyle, Social Worker, Knoxville, Tennessee (1.26.05)

“A highly useful nontraditional approach.” – Terry Waters, PhD, Psychologist, Knoxville, Tennessee (1.26.05)
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