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Learning and Training Opportunities
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Question-Persuade-Refer (QPR) for Educators
Professional Development
Webinar
Education professionals will learn an evidence-based practice question-persuade-refer (QPR) to help recognize crises including warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Opportunities to role play will be provided to help you feel more confident with this practice.  This workshop is intended for licensed Iowa educators who are currently practicing OR for persons enrolled in […]
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Online Workshop – Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) for Educators
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and […]
School Counselor Working with Students
Workshop – American School Counselor Association Model Training (Iowa City, Iowa)
Free summer professional development for school counselors! Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA) members are eligible to participate in a 2-day American School Counselor Association (ASCA) in-person training to learn more about implementing the ASCA National Model at your school. Day 1: School Counseling Program Assessment How-To’sAre you starting a comprehensive, data-based school counseling program from […]
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Online Workshop: Introduction to Restorative Practices
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. We are no longer taking registrations, as we’ve reached capacity for this session, however we’ll be offering more sessions in the Fall ‘22 and Spring ‘23.  This course focuses on the fundamentals of restorative justice, restorative practices, and relationship building for K-12 classroom teachers and service providers.  It explores the role […]
Breathe for Change workshop line of participants
Online Breathe for Change Workshop: Enhancing Educator & Student Well-Being
K-12 educators and youth-serving professionals, you are invited to a free online Breathe for Change workshop (valued at $100). This 6-hour immersive experience – focused on the transformation of self, relationships, and community – will be completed over 3 days, 2 hours at a time.  Breathe for Change uses wellness as a vehicle for healing and social […]
School counselor working with students
Workshop – American School Counselor Association Model Training (West Des Moines, Iowa)
Free summer professional development for school counselors! Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA) members are eligible to participate in a 2-day American School Counselor Association (ASCA) in-person training to learn more about implementing the ASCA National Model at your school. Day 1: School Counseling Program Assessment How-To’sAre you starting a comprehensive, data-based school counseling program from […]
Teacher high-fiving elemtnary student
Online Workshop: Introduction to Restorative Practices
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. We are no longer taking registrations, as we’ve reached capacity for this session, however we’ll be offering more sessions in the Fall ‘22 and Spring ‘23.  This course focuses on the fundamentals of restorative justice, restorative practices, and relationship building for K-12 classroom teachers and service providers.  It explores the role […]
Breathe for Change workshop
Online Breathe for Change Workshop: Enhancing Educator & Student Well-Being
K-12 educators and youth-serving professionals, you are invited to a free online Breathe for Change workshop (valued at $100). This 6-hour immersive experience – focused on the transformation of self, relationships, and community – will be completed over 3 days, 2 hours at a time.  Breathe for Change uses wellness as a vehicle for healing […]