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Educator Wellness Podcast
October 28, 2023 - September 1, 2024
Educator Wellness Podcast: Season 2
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Watch, listen, and reflect on each of the 8 episodes in Season 2 of the Educator Wellness Podcast to earn 1 free Iowa Licensure Renewal Credit! Episodes will be released monthly starting in October 2023 on YouTube or your favorite podcasting platform. About the Podcast A podcast just for K-12 educators! Prioritize YOUR wellness to […]
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December 12, 2023 - August 1, 2024
LivingWorks Start Online Training
Learning and Training Opportunity
Parents/Caregivers
PreK-12
Claim your free code now! In just 90 minutes online, LivingWorks Start will train you to recognize when someone may be thinking about suicide and how to connect them to help and support. Start is an evidence-based, entry program into suicide alertness, so that everyone can play a role in preventing suicide. Leave this training […]
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February 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024
Self-Care for Self-Preservation (The Educator Edition)
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Take an 8-week journey – made with PreK-12 educators in mind – rooted in well-being and reflection. Each week, we will integrate self-awareness with new strategies to better support your well-being that will transcend into your teaching. During this online learning experience, you will synthesize wellness skills like mindful movement and breath work authentically into […]
Research Lunch - Web Preview (2)
April 18, 2024
School Mental Health Research Lunch
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
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 “Teacher-Led Implementation of a Nature-Based Mindfulness Intervention and Its Effects on Student Mental Health”  Presentation #2 “Transmuting Intellectual Liabilities Into Assets for STEM Engagement”  Presentation #3 “Student Academic Achievement Post-COVID” This […]
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April 18, 2024
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 […]
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April 19, 2024
LivingWorks safeTALK
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
Special Event
safeTALK prepares people to be more alert to suicide and to help persons with thoughts of suicide make safe connections. The intervention goal is that persons with thoughts of suicide connect with someone who will help them keep safe from suicide and access further support. Participants will leave equipped to: 1. Describe the role of […]
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April 23, 2024
Navigating Emotions Effectively: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
This session will focus on how to utilize skills in awareness to cultivate openness to our internal experiences, even those that are painful or challenging (e.g., sadness, anxiety). This session will also focus on the barriers that may arise when trying to pursue personally chosen values, as well as how one responds to these barriers. […]
Research Lunch - Web Preview (2)
May 9, 2024
School Mental Health National Expert Talk
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
Special Event
Talk/Presentation
Researchers, graduate students, faculty, K-12 administrators, educators, and youth-serving professionals interested in school mental health are invited to join us for this special presentation. During this 1-hour presentation, school mental health expert Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman will discuss positive and negative associations of screen use for pre-teens. Are you local to Iowa City? If you are located […]