A free workshop titled "The Gentle Way" will be presented by certified Applied Non-Violence trainer Todd Poulton from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Castoldi’s Barber Shop, 764 Tyler St.

The workshop will provide a new outlook and coping mechanisms for dealing with individuals with moderate to severe behaviors.

The workshop is open to parents and those who work in the field of human services, home care providers, school employees, and law enforcement.

Information: Poulton at (413) 499-2453 evenings.