What Do You Do With A Child Like This?

July 29 – August 9  8:30 A.M. TO 12 p.m.

online course


This course offers students the opportunity to learn communication and brief intervention skills that can be used within the instructional setting. Supportive classroom management techniques are addressed that result in logical consequences, assisting K-12 students in accepting responsibility for behaviour. This course focuses on a multitude of methods and modalities to address various learning styles and reduce non-academic stressors

Topics of study will include:

  • Understanding student behaviours
  • How to handle misbehaving students
  • Maintaining classroom management and discipline practice
  • Using positive responses to combat misbehaviour
  • How to engage underperforming students

Bruno Oliveira

Bruno Oliveira is a student-focused educator who is dedicated to creating a positive learning environment in student’s lives and is committed to student success inside of the classroom and in life. He holds a Master’s Degree from Gonzaga University (2010) and a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Victoria (2003).

Currently a Vice Principal at Immaculata Regional High School and Humanities and Sports Medicine teacher, Bruno teaches project-based learning while serving as the Career Education Coordinator and Social Studies department head. He believes that student success is created through meaningful relationships. In addition, he is the head coach for the senior girls and junior boy’s basketball programs.

How to apply

Register for Term two (July/August) courses via the Student Information Service Centre (SISC). If you intend on taking a 400-level course, please ensure that you receive prior approval by your graduate supervisor using this form.

If you are looking to transfer a course into UBC Vancouver, or another institution, please confirm transfer credit will be approved prior to registering for a UBC Okanagan course.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the course is accepted towards the completion of a program.

Register for Term two (July/August) courses via the Student Information Service Centre (SISC). You must have  2018 courses Summer registration eligibility.

If you are looking to transfer a course into UBC Vancouver, or another institution, please confirm approval of transfer credit prior to registration.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the course is accepted towards the completion of a program.

Apply to take select coursework as a non-degree student at https://secure.students.ubc.ca/nondegree/apply.cfm

Register for Term two (July/August) courses via the  Student Information Service Centre (SISC). You must have a 2018 Summer registration eligibility. If not, please email sie.education@ubc.ca.