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Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate (Dec 11, 2019)
Dec 11, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249 | Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 CE Credit Hours / 6.25 clock hours Target Audience: • Educators • Special Educators • School Administrators • School Social Workers • School Counselors • School Nurses • Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Speech Language Pathologists Course Description: These skills are a proven and effective way to promote self-regulation ability, learning readiness and resilience while cultivating a positive, peaceful, productive classroom. Through the framework of – Noticing, Mindful Choice, Practice, Reflection, Integration – you will learn how to empower your students and yourself with increased self-awareness, the foundation for the development of self-regulation skills and cognitive control. Through 67 simple yoga and mindfulness-based activities designed to engage the whole child, you will help your students move from a state of anxiety and dysregulation to a state of engagement, control and connectedness. All activities are specially chosen for their suitability for the typical classroom space and schedule and can be done standing beside or sitting at desks, while hands and bodies remain off the floor. Yoga 4 Classrooms is easy for teachers, students, and therapists to use, and helps to create a more harmonious, learning friendly school day. This inspiriting workshop will give you the tools to integrate yoga and mindfulness skills into your classroom, leaving everyone feeling empowered, calm and ready to learn. Absolutely no yoga experience is required. Objectives: • Explore the mind-body connection and how stress and trauma affects learning and behavior. • Evaluate the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for children in schools. • Determine the signs of imbalance in your students and yourself. • Develop opportunities for taking yoga breaks during the school day. • Implement 67 simple, trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness-based activities, as needed, throughout the day. • Design outcome-focused sequences based on time available: calming, focusing, energizing, community building. • Access additional tools and resources to ensure continued progress.
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents - Cape Girardeau
Jan 20, 2020 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 20, 2020 at Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credit / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists & Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Special & General Educators • School Guidance Counselors • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Course Description: Do you work with children and adolescents with autism who exhibit explosive behaviors that interfere with their ability to effectively and efficiently navigate their environment? They appear willful, obnoxious, over reactive, and unfeeling. They lose control of their ability to cope or regulate their behavior, which can send them spiraling into a gut wrenching meltdown. Join autism expert Kathy Morris, M.Ed., B.S., and learn proven strategies and techniques to help children and adolescents with autism de-escalate before a full blown meltdown ensues, develop self-control and self-management skills to prevent future meltdowns and learn appropriate/replacement behaviors. Dozens of strategies will be taught through dynamic video case examples and demonstrations. “Teach them in the way they learn” will be a mantra throughout the seminar. Walk away with these interventions and more: • Breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills • Surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety • Video modeling and role playing to improve social/emotional communication • First person stories and visual cues to promote positive behavior • Visual cues, music and software designed to increase attention and focus • Social stories, social scripts and emotions charts to develop self-regulation • SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to target challenging behaviors Objectives: • Discriminate functions of behavior during a tantrum vs. meltdown. • Illustrate the connections and breakdowns between communication, social skills and behaviors. • Employ a breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills. • Design optimal therapy/classroom structure to prevent overstimulation and sensory breakdowns. • Employ SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to prevent, intervene or consequate targeted behaviors. • Utilize surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety. • Implement a “system” rather than a person dependent intervention.