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November 16, 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 “The Importance of Civic Participation in Rural Communities.” Presentation #2 “Building Capacity for Staff and Student Mental Health Programming: A Partnership Between Switch and the Healthiest State Initiative.” This program, co-sponsored […]
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November 14, 2023
Trauma-Informed Learning Environments and Tier 2 Responses
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
There is no one-size fits all approach in education. Much like how educators adapt to different learning needs, our education environments must similarly adapt to support students who have or are experiencing trauma. This learning session will focus on more advanced trauma informed classroom practices and discuss Tier 2 responses in the learning environment. Learning […]
kids looking at cell phones
November 13, 2023
What Do We Do with Those Phones? The Impact of Cell Phones and Social Media On Our Children and Adolescents
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
In this online presentation, we will discuss the online social involvement among school-aged youth. Specifically, we will unpack phone use, social media activity, associations with mental health and development, and intervention and supports to improve the overall outcomes for youth. Learning Goals: 1. Understand the impact of phone use and social media on the mental […]
kids and teacher stretching in classroom
November 9, 2023
Mindfulness in the Elementary Classroom
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
This presentation will walk participants through five, research-tested mindfulness practices to use with elementary students including Check-In, Breath Work, Movement, Guided Mindfulness Practice, and Close of Practice. Through interactive practices, participants will learn about each mindfulness practice, and how they can be combined into a lesson and separated into short brain breaks. Participants will also […]
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November 8, 2023
2023 NAMI Iowa Annual Mental Health Conference
Conference
Exhibitor
Special Event
Come see us at the upcoming 2023 NAMI Iowa Annual Mental Health Conference in Des Moines, Iowa! Exhibit Hall Wednesday, November 8 from 8:30 AM -3:45 PM We want to chat with you about school mental health needs and opportunities in your school, district, or community! We will have information about our clinic, swag, stickers, […]
Kids playing with teacher
November 8, 2023
Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
In this online presentation, we will discuss contemporary approaches to bullying prevention, including evidence-based practices for all learners. Topics will include risk and protective factors, warning signs, universal recommendations, and targeted interventions. Learning Goals: 1. Understand risk and protective factors associated with bullying involvement, 2. Recognize warning signs associated with bullying involvement, including those for […]