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October 1, 2022 - October 15, 2022
Introduction to Restorative Practices Workshop
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. This workshop focuses on the fundamentals of restorative justice, restorative practices, and relationship building for classroom teachers and service providers.  It explores the role restorative practices play in relationship building and building capacity in dialogue around diversity, equity and inclusion. Learning Outcomes Identify parts of a restorative circle and types of […]
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October 8, 2022 - October 1, 2023
Global Educator Wellness Ambassador Program
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
This opportunity is sponsored by the University of Iowa Baker Teacher Leader Center in partnership with the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health and UI Wild.  A year-long global learning experience for Iowa K-12 education professionals inspired to deepen wellness practices and improve social-emotional learning outcomes for their schools The first-ever Global Educator Wellness Ambassador Program delivers […]
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October 10, 2022 - October 11, 2022
Imagine Iowa Training
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Research
Be the first to experience the future of school-based mental health training and earn one state of Iowa licensure renewal credit  Are you a K-12 educator ready to take your mental health awareness training to the next level?   We are now recruiting 100 2022 Iowa BEST Summit attendees to participate in the first-ever Imagine Iowa […]
Research Lunch Series #1
October 13, 2022
Research Lunch Series #1
Research
Special Event
Talk/Presentation
You are invited to learn about current research being conducted by affiliated faculty for the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. Presentation #1  “Assessing the Externalizing Spectrum Across Development”  Isaac Petersen, Ph.D., Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Presentation #2 “Teaching Suicide Intervention Skills to Social Work Students: An Evaluation” Carol Coohey, M.S.W., Ph.D., School of […]
2022 Iowa Ideas Virtual Conference
October 13, 2022 - October 14, 2022
2022 Iowa Ideas Virtual Conference
Talk/Presentation
Iowa Ideas is an annual virtual conference designed to gather Iowans from all perspectives to explore, discuss and offer solutions on issues impacting the state. Every attendee has the ability to customize their own schedule, with over fifty sessions across nine tracks. Join us for the following sessions! Thursday, October 13 from 9:15 – 10:15 […]
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October 18, 2022 - May 17, 2023
2022-2023 Educator Wellness Video Podcast Series
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
An 8-part series for Iowa educators designed to enrich personal wellness practices that translate into healthier social-emotional-behavioral health practices in the PreK-12 classroom/school environment. Nationally-recognized wellness experts will help us explore and reflect on various dimensions of wellness, empowering us to prioritize ourselves so we can show up better for our students. Learning Outcomes Identify […]
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October 19, 2022
Episode #1 – What is Wellness? Identity, Your 8-Dimensions of Wellness, and Creating a System to Support Your Well-Being
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
2022-2023 Educator Wellness Video Podcast Series Join Dr. Peggy Swarbrick in a conversation about her own wellness journey and how that journey led her to the development of the 8-dimensions of wellness framework (wellness in 8D). In this episode, we’ll explore the interconnectivity of the 8-dimensions of wellness, how a person’s values impact personal wellness activities, practices and […]
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October 20, 2022
Webinar: Introduction to DBT, Level 1: What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and What are the Implications for the Secondary Classroom?
Learning and Training Opportunity
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 […]