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Actionable Tools and Strategies to Improve Social Emotional Learning and Productivity in the Classroom
Actionable Tools and Strategies to Improve Social Emotional Learning and Productivity in the Classroom

Where:   NANUET, NY

When:  Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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$249.99
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Location

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL NANUET
425 EAST ROUTE 59
NANUET, NY 10954
Phone:  845-623-6000
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Course Description:

With the growing stress in the classroom, more and more students are struggling to manage their behavior and attend appropriately to the academic curriculum.

During this workshop, you will learn tools to immediately address what is really driving behavior beyond impulsivity, inattentiveness, and hyperactivity.

REDUCE OFF-TASK BEHAVIORS AND INCREASE COMPLIANCE & PERFORMANCE BY:
  • Strengthen kids’ emotional regulation, cognitive flexibility, and frustration tolerance
  • Help them get started and stay on task – even when the work is challenging or not personally engaging
  • Teach time management skills in ways that are relatable and actionable
  • Empower students to become resourceful, accountable, optimistic, and gritty
  • Improve collaboration with parents who struggle to help their children effectively
Don’t miss out on this up-to-date training to meet the challenges of today’s classroom and put students on a pathway to success! Register today!
Objectives:

  1. Apply subtle changes in classroom structure and environment to improve time management, organizational skills and study skills that will benefit all children, not only those with ADHD.
  2. Evaluate traditional behavior modification programs to achieve greater success in extinguishing non-compliant behavior.
  3. Demonstrate how using Collaborative Problem Solving can increase student compliance, self-advocacy, and improve lagging executive function skills.
  4. Employ realistic approaches for incorporating social-emotional learning strategies in the classroom to reduce overall stress and improve cognitive stamina.
  5. Apply strategies to improve homework compliance and study skills among students.
  6. Develop effective IEP/504 plans that incorporate individual student needs.
OUTLINE

MAKE IMMEDIATE AND MEANINGFUL CHANGES TO BENEFIT ALL STUDENTS

Succeed in Reducing the Impact of ADHD in the Classroom
  • Decrease time spent redirecting, refocusing, and re-teaching inattentive, distracted students
  • Distinguishing between “Can’t do” and “Won’t do” behavior
  • Reduce excessive movement and activity
  • Address impulsive behavior effectively
Build Student’s Executive Function Skills
  • Reduce time wasted due to transitional challenges
  • Concrete methods to help students SEE and MANAGE time
  • Teach students to get started on work and reduce procrastination
  • Visual strategies to assist in organizing and synthetizing information
Reduce Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom
  • Teach Collaborative Problem Solving to improve lagging executive function skills
  • Establish effective, impactful IEP/504 plans to improve student accountability
  • Expand self-talk to improve cognitive flexibility and frustration tolerance
Increase Personal Growth and Social-Emotional Learning
  • Growth Mindset activities that increase student grit
  • Communication skills to increase self-advocacy, accountability, and empathy
  • Improve self-discipline, independence, and confidence
  • Reduce the impact of stress and anxiety
  • Address the challenges to implementing SEL changes in the classroom
Realistic Approaches for Homework Management and Compliance
  • Establish relationship between homework management and time management
  • Strategies to increase work effectiveness and compliance
  • Tools for improving concentration and efficiency during work time
  • Build valuable connection between homework assignments and classroom learning
Educate and Engage Parents for Improved Collaboration
  • Effective collaboration with parents without excessive time commitment
  • Differentiate between enabling and supporting involvement
  • Help their kids be comfortable with the challenges and struggles
  • Understand their child’s unique profile and needs
  • Support parents in pulling back their involvement when appropriate
Target Audience

  • Teachers
  • School Counselors
  • School Psychologists
  • School Social Workers
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Educational Therapists
  • Paraprofessionals
  • School Nurses
  • Other school based professionals

CINDY GOLDRICH, M.ED., ACAC

Cindy Goldrich, M.Ed., ACAC, is a mental health professional certified ADHD coach and teacher trainer. She is the author of 8 Keys for Parenting Children with ADHD, a book recognized for providing parents, educators, and therapists with a practical, easy-to-read guide for addressing challenging kids. She is the creator of the workshop series Calm and Connected: Parenting Children with ADHD©, designed to teach parents and caregivers how to manage and support their children’s unique needs successfully. Through her ADHD Parent Coach Academy, she trains other professionals to become ADHD parent coaches.

Cindy is known to be a passionate, engaging speaker. She conducts training workshops for schools, associations and national conferences addressing how ADHD and executive function deficits impact children and how to help boost behavior and performance in school and at home.

Cindy received her Master’s in Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College and her ADHD coach certification from the Institute for the Advancement of ADHD Coaching. She is a certified mentor for Think: Kids, formally The Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) Institute, dedicated to understanding and helping challenging children and adolescents. She is the co-founder and president of the Long Island Professionals ADHD Consortium and is on the executive board of NASSAU CHADD.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cindy Goldrich maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cindy Goldrich is a contributing author to The ADHD Awareness Book Project: 365 Ways to Succeed with ADHD. She is the Co-Founder of the Long Island ADHD Professional Consortium.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

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Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

New Jersey Counselors: This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.

New York Counselors: CE credit is available. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Educators/Teachers
This activity qualifies for 380 minutes of instructional content as required by many national and state licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel: This activity will offer 6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours. PESI, Inc., powered by MEDS-PDN, is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept. of Education.

New York Educators: PESI, Inc. is an approved sponsor of CTLE with the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives. Provider #23567. This activity will qualify for 6.25 Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hour(s), in the area of Pedagogy. Hours are based on full attendance. Board required certificates will be sent after the program.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.

Psychologists/School Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for the program. Provider #1140. PESI is offering this activity for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Speech-Language Pathologists
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This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

New Jersey Social Workers: We’re working to get you credit. Updates will be posted as they become available.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 380 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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