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January 29, 2024
Emotional Intelligence: Modern Approaches to the Application of Developmental Science
This workshop will explore the latest developmental research describing key fundamentals of emotional intelligence including empathy development, emotion regulation in group settings, and related social skill development. K-12 educators, administrators, school counselors, paraeducators, and school mental health providers, will gain an understanding of up-to-date research that emphasizes the role of culture and context in how […]
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January 23, 2024
The Value of Movement and the Outdoors
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
There aren’t many arguments against the value of movement when it comes to learning. Brain science tells us physical movement makes it: When we combine it with the outdoors, it can increase the benefits greatly for ourselves and our students. Why wouldn’t we want to feel our best? We shouldn’t dread the next day of […]
Research Lunch - Web Preview (2)
January 18, 2024
School Mental Health Research Lunch
Research
Special Event
Talk/Presentation
You are invited to enjoy a free lunch while learning about current research promoted by the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. Presentation #1 “Writing Interventions for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders.”  Presentation #2 “Parental Cognitive Stimulation and the Connection Between Parental Mental Health and Child Behavior.” Presentation #3 “Project HOPE.” This program, co-sponsored by the […]
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January 17, 2024
ECHO – Challenging Behaviors in Elementary Classrooms
All Iowa-based elementary educators, administrators, and school counselors are invited to join an online 8-part ECHO – Challenging Behaviors in Elementary Classrooms Training program. ECHO stands for: During each ECHO, elementary educators/specialists will present real cases to a panel of interdisciplinary specialists and other ECHO participants for discussion and recommendations.  In addition, brief didactics are […]
Research Lunch - Web Preview (2)
December 7, 2023
School Mental Health Research Lunch
Research
Special Event
Talk/Presentation
You are invited to enjoy a free lunch while learning about current research promoted by the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. Presentation #1 “Impact of Sleep on Adolescent Mental Health.” Presentation #2 “Psychosis-Risk/Psychotic-Like Experiences in Adolescence.” Presentation #3 “The Prevalence of Psychotropic Medication for Individuals with Challenging Behaviors.” This program, co-sponsored by the Grants […]
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November 27, 2023
Trauma-Informed Learning Environments and Key Practices for All Classrooms
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Trauma-informed learning environments have the potential to benefit all students, from those experiencing complex trauma to those experiencing struggles from typical child development. This learning session will begin with an overview of the impact of trauma on the learner and the learning environment, followed by introduction to and practical application of core trauma-informed skills. Learning […]