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July 10, 2024
Therapeutic Classrooms
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Learn about the specific requirements, components, and supports for “therapeutic classrooms” through the Iowa Department of Education. Therapeutic classroom programs and supports are meant to meet the needs of any students whose emotional, social, or behavioral needs interfere with their ability to be successful in their current educational environment. Learning Goals: 1. Participants will exam […]
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June 19, 2024
School Leaders Nurturing Well-Being: Developing Resilience in Self and Others
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. Designed for principals, superintendents, curriculum directors, and school board members, you’ll leave equipped […]
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June 18, 2024
LivingWorks safeTALK
Learning and Training Opportunity
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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June 18, 2024
Gratitude Group Program: Cultivating Gratitude for Educators
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Research
THIS PROGRAM HAS REACHED CAPACITY. STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN FALL 2024. Most people recognize the benefits of being grateful but lack an understanding of how to practice gratitude in ways that optimize benefits for themselves and others. We are excited to offer a free 8-week online gratitude group program for K-12 Iowa educators as part of […]
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June 6, 2024
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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May 15, 2024
Contemporary Clinical Suicidology: Assessment, Treatment, and Ethics
Affiliate/Partner Event
Professional Development
Talk/Presentation
Get your ethics CEs! Each year, 15 million adults and youth in the United States experience serious thoughts of suicide. This free webinar aims to empower mental health providers (including psychologists, social workers, and counselors) across the state of Iowa to learn how to use suicide-focused screening and assessment. Ethical considerations related to suicidal risk will also be thoroughly reviewed. Learning objectives: 1) Learn to use […]