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Webinar
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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 […]
students with teacher
November 7, 2023
What’s Good for Students is Good for Us, Too
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
Our energy and mood can shift hourly, daily and weekly. What are some things we can do to keep energized, focused, motivated, and present in our classrooms? How do we garner genuine enthusiasm to show up each day being our best and encourage our students to be their best? Committing to wellness habits and mindful […]
kids and teacher in classroom
November 6, 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 […]