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October 12, 2023
University of Iowa Research Services Fair
Exhibitor
Research
Come visit the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health table at University of Iowa Research Services Fair! The Research Services Fair (RSF) is a vendor-style fair that provides an opportunity for researchers to learn about campus resources and services available for their research and scholarship activities. Fair attendees will: Questions? Please email vpr-rdo@uiowa.edu.
woman standing in field
October 12, 2023
Cultivating Vitality through Acceptance and Commitment: Part 1
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
Using empirically supported strategies, Dr. Thomas will make relevant skills from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to Iowa educators. The three trainings will focus on three core skills: 1) Acting on one’s personally chosen values – identifying what matters and pursuing these values via consistent action 2) Developing awareness of one’s internal and external world […]
teacher and student around laptop
October 11, 2023
Level 1: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Informed Practices and Implications for the Secondary Classroom
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
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 […]
Research Lunch - Web Preview (2)
September 21, 2023
School Mental Health Research Lunch
Research
Special Event
Talk/Presentation
School is back in session, and so are Research Lunches! You are invited to enjoy a free lunch while learning about current research promoted by the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. Presentation #1  “Higher Education Survey” Presentation #2  “Belonging in Higher Education” Presentation #3 “Basic Needs, Insecurity and Mental Health” This program, co-sponsored by the […]
woman breathing
August 2, 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 […]
Teacher and student talking
August 1, 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 […]