“This training is amazing! Do it, it’ll help your relationships with your kids and other adults. It’s so simple. It will completely change how you look at emotions and emotional expression. It’ll give you tools you’ll use daily for the rest of your life.”—Counselor, MFT


Join us for an innovative, fun, and practical Kimochis workshop that will:

  • Decrease Bullying
  • Increase Students’ Emotional Vocabulary, Social Skills, Decision-Making and
    Self-Awareness Skills, Self-Regulation Skills, and Emotional Intelligence
  • Teach Tolerance and Non-Violent Communication
  • Understand and Instruct the Feeling–Communication–Behavior Link
  • Teach a Common Language with the Kimochis Keys to Communication
  • Engage Children in Fun and Active Learning Using the
    Kimochis Characters to Understand Temperament and Personality

Click on the links below for workshop descriptions and registration information for upcoming small-group workshops:

2018 Early Childhood Curriculum Workshops
Advance registration is required.

Friday, March 30 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Friday, April 6 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Thursday, May 3 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)
Tuesday, June 19 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Tuesday, August 7 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)

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2018 Elementary Curriculum Workshops
Advance registration is required.

Friday, March 9 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)
Tuesday, April 24 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)
Saturday, May 19 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)

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2018 Mental Health Workshops
Advance registration is required.

Saturday, April 21 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)
Saturday, June 16 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)

Half or Full Day Option

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Note: Workshop dates are subject to minimum attendance requirements.
If your chosen date is postponed or cancelled for any reason,
you may transfer to another date or receive a full refund.

Advanced Workshops

If you have completed one of the above introductory
workshops and want to take Kimochis to the next level,
please reach out to us for tailored trainings.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs are available for purchase through R. Cassidy Seminars. Many licenses are included, however please verify that your license qualifies for the selected workshop by using the links below. For questions, please contact R. Cassidy Seminars directly.

6-Hour Elementary Workshop CEUs
6-Hour Early Childhood Workshop CEUs
3- and 6-Hour Mental Health Workshop CEUs

For more information about the Kimochis + R. Cassidy Seminar CEU collaborative, click here.

We can bring Kimochis to you! 

Are you interested in having a Kimochis trainer come to your school or organization? We offer professional development workshops for early childhood, elementary, and mental health. To arrange an onsite workshop, please complete this form and email it to: or call us at 415-578-1104. A trainer will be in contact with you soon!

Are you a school?  

Download our W9 Form to get Kimochis set up as a vendor in your district.

Looking for funding sources to bring Kimochis to your school or classroom? Educators in the Northern CA counties of Alameda and Contra Costa should check out this possible funding source!

Questions? Email us at for help.


“The small group, intimate setting was fantastic! I appreciated the training was a conversational style and was tailored to individuals’ roles in the schools. I will utilize some of the techniques the trainer used…will also emphasize the value of social communication development to overall well-being.” — School Psychologist

“The training is wonderful! The link between feelings and behavior is communication! And, Kimochis is definitely applicable to SLPs, especially those working with teachers in day classes. This was very inspiring.” —Speech Language Pathologist

“The training gives you excellent, usable content that can be put into practice immediately.” —General Ed, Classroom Teacher

“Go! Ellen Dodge is such a gifted speaker and communicator. Ellen is a gift to me and my practice.” — School Social Worker