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Learning and Training Opportunities

We deliver professional development that helps PreK-12 educators and school staff create rich learning environments rooted in well-being.

Current learning opportunities are designed for education and youth-serving professionals, including but not limited to in-service and pre-service teachers, administrators, school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, paraeducators, and school nurses. Iowa educators can earn Iowa Licensure Renewal Units through select training. 

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Online Professional Learning

Free social-emotional-behavioral health professional learning for Iowa educators. Earn free continuing education credits.

Customized Professional Development

Interested in customized professional development or 1:1/small group coaching for your PreK-12 school or district?

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Imagine Iowa Training

Imagine Iowa is an essential training for K-12 educators who want to support and improve their mental health knowledge and evidence-based applications in their own lives, schools, and communities.

Educator Wellness Podcast

A podcast for educators designed to enrich personal wellness and social-emotional-behavioral health practices in your PreK-12 classroom/school. Listen on Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more!

Educator Wellness Podcast
Educator Wellness Podcast: Season 2
PreK-12
Watch, listen, and reflect on each of the 8 episodes in Season 2 of the Educator Wellness Podcast to earn 1 free Iowa Licensure Renewal Credit! Episodes will be released monthly starting in October 2023 on YouTube or your favorite podcasting platform. About the Podcast A podcast just for K-12 educators! Prioritize YOUR wellness to […]
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LivingWorks Start Online Training
Parents/Caregivers
PreK-12
Claim your free code now! In just 90 minutes online, LivingWorks Start will train you to recognize when someone may be thinking about suicide and how to connect them to help and support. Start is an evidence-based, entry program into suicide alertness, so that everyone can play a role in preventing suicide. Leave this training […]
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Self-Care for Self-Preservation (The Educator Edition)
PreK-12
Professional Development
Take an 8-week journey – made with PreK-12 educators in mind – rooted in well-being and reflection. Each week, we will integrate self-awareness with new strategies to better support your well-being that will transcend into your teaching. During this online learning experience, you will synthesize wellness skills like mindful movement and breath work authentically into […]
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Prioritizing Health and Well-Being: Introduction to Secondary Traumatic Stress
This workshop focuses on recognizing the signs and symptoms of secondary traumatic stress and introduces proactive and responsive strategies to support ongoing healing and well-being. Participants will develop personal and professional strategies to promote well-being in their daily lives. Learning Goals: 1. Participants will recognize signs and symptoms of secondary traumatic stress. 2. Participants will […]
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LivingWorks safeTALK
Professional Development
safeTALK prepares people to be more alert to suicide and to help persons with thoughts of suicide make safe connections. The intervention goal is that persons with thoughts of suicide connect with someone who will help them keep safe from suicide and access further support. Learning Goals: 1. Describe the role of an alert helper/ […]
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School Leaders Nurturing Well-Being: Developing Resilience in Self and Others
A 1-Day Learning and Collaboration Experience for Iowa School Administrators and District Decision-Makers Join us for a transformative K-12 leadership conference dedicated to fostering well-being within school communities. In an era of rising stress for administrators and teachers, and increasing turnover rates, this conference offers a holistic approach to addressing the well-being of teachers and students. […]
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Fostering Emotional Intelligence through KCG Framework, Yoga, and Mindfulness
PreK-12
Professional Development
This webinar will give participants the who, what, and why of Emotional Intelligence. Then, we will foster that knowledge by diving into the Six Seconds framework of Know, Choose, Give while adding in tools of movement, breathwork, and SEL activities. Participants will walk away with practical tools that they can use for themselves and in […]
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Fostering Emotional Intelligence in Secondary Students Through the KCG Framework, Yoga, and Mindfulness
PreK-12
Professional Development
This webinar will give participants the who, what, and why of Emotional Intelligence. Then, we will foster that knowledge by diving into the Six Seconds framework of Know, Choose, Give while adding in tools of movement, breath work, and SEL activities relevant to secondary settings. Participants will walk away with practical tools that they can […]
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Professional Development
ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. As the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop, LivingWorks’ ASIST program is supported by numerous evaluations including independent and peer-reviewed studies. […]
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Helping Youth F.A.C.E. (Families Act, Care, and Engage) Mental Health
Parents/Caregivers
Gain the tools to support your child’s mental health and well-being Join a judgment-free space to level up your parenting game. In this new research-backed program, learn how to: What is the overall purpose and goal of F.A.C.E? The goal of F.A.C.E is to increase caregivers’ mental health awareness by improving their knowledge, skills, and […]