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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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January 14, 2023 - February 4, 2023
Online: Introduction to Restorative Practices Workshop
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. This course 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. Identify parts of a restorative circle and types of circles […]
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February 2, 2023 - February 3, 2023
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
This workshop is FULL. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants do NOT need formal […]
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February 2, 2023 - February 23, 2023
Working with Students in Distress Master Class
Higher Education
You are in your office, thinking about a recent interaction with a student that left you troubled. Many things are running through your mind. Is this a big deal? Should I call someone? Can I help this student myself? Should I even get involved? The “Working with Students in Distress Master Class” is designed to […]
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February 8, 2023
Webinar – Understanding Poverty & Stress in K-12 Students
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Webinar
This introductory session will cover foundational information regarding the scope and depth of poverty in our schools.  We will consider the relationship between poverty and stress as well as implications for students and communities. We will conclude with a discussion of how we can support students who are experiencing poverty and related stressors. About Katharine […]
Research Lunch Series
February 9, 2023
Research Lunch Series #4
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  “Academic, clinical, and psychosocial profiles for high ability youth with obsessive compulsive disorder”  ·          Megan Foley Nicpon, Ph.D. | Director, Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, Professor in Counseling Psychology, University of […]
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February 9, 2023
Webinar – Level 1: Intro to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Webinar
THIS WEBINAR IS NOW FULL. 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 […]
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February 16, 2023
Webinar – Foundations for Establishing Bully-Free Classrooms
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Webinar
In this online presentation, we will learn about the foundations for establishing bully-free classrooms and schools. Topics introduced will include defining bullying and associated roles, predictive and protective factors, warning signs, and intervention recommendations.