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July 11, 2023
Online Workshop – QPR for Educators
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Webinar
Participants will learn question-persuade-refer (QPR), an evidenced-based practice 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 an […]
student and teacher drawing on board
June 29, 2023
Webinar – DBT Informed-Practices, Level 2: A Deeper Dive into Dialectical Behavior Therapy
PreK-12
Professional Development
Webinar
This session will be a quick review of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)-Informed skills concepts from Level 1 and a deeper dive into applying them in practice.  How does DBT fit into a trauma-informed classroom?  Who benefits from DBT?  What might implementation look like?  Can I use DBT in my science (or math or English) […]
Woman breathing
June 27, 2023
Mindful Breathwork for Educators
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Webinar
Breath is the one thing that all of us have access to every single day! This workshop will provide educators with their own personal tools for emotional regulation and stress relief through the tool of mindful breathing. And the best part is that those same tools can be implemented in their classrooms with students in the coming […]
student at desk
June 22, 2023
Webinar – DBT-Informed Practices, Level 1: What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and What are the Implications for the Secondary Classroom?
PreK-12
Professional Development
Webinar
This introductory session will be an overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.  What is it?  How is it used? What’s the research say?   One practitioner shares her experience with DBT in the classroom, in one-on-one sessions with students, with small groups, and in her personal life.  Participants will leave the session with a working knowledge of […]
A mom, son, and dad
May 25, 2023
Webinar – Youth Mental Health for Parents: Understanding Child/Adolescent Mental Health
Parents/Caregivers
PreK-12
Webinar
This webinar will allow parents/caregivers to better understand child and adolescent mental health. Parents/caregivers will learn about the symptoms, potential causes, and management options for common mental health conditions (anxiety, ADHD, depression) that impact children and adolescents. Participants will actively discuss mental health-related cases and explore strategies to advocate for their child. Learning Outcomes 1. […]
Episode #8 with Dr. Ilana Nankin
May 24, 2023
Episode #8 – Educator Wellness: Planning Your Summer for Personal Harmony
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
During this episode with special guest Dr. Ilana Nankin, Founder and CEO of Breathe for Change, we will engage in a conversation that offers information and practices for us to prioritize wellness and move into a space of personal harmony – which includes balancing the 8-dimensions of wellness. Let’s come together as a community to […]