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Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
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June 27, 2024
Fostering Emotional Intelligence in Secondary Students Through the KCG Framework, Yoga, and Mindfulness
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
This webinar will give participants the who, what, and why of Emotional Intelligence. Then, we will foster that knowledge by diving into the Six Seconds framework of Know, Choose, Give while adding in tools of movement, breath work, and SEL activities relevant to secondary settings. Participants will walk away with practical tools that they can […]
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June 28, 2024
Nurture Your Well-Being
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
This in-person workshop is designed for PreK-12 educators and youth-serving professionals. This event will start outside at Gibson Square (space across from the Lindquist Center) for about 15 minutes of walking meditation, writing time, and breath work exercises. We will then move indoors to Lindquist for 75 minutes and participate in mindful movement, a progressive […]
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July 10, 2024
Therapeutic Classrooms
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Learn about the specific requirements, components, and supports for “therapeutic classrooms” through the Iowa Department of Education. Therapeutic classroom programs and supports are meant to meet the needs of any students whose emotional, social, or behavioral needs interfere with their ability to be successful in their current educational environment. Learning Goals: 1. Participants will exam […]
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July 18, 2024 - July 19, 2024
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
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. As the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop, LivingWorks’ ASIST program is supported by numerous evaluations including independent and peer-reviewed studies. […]
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November 7, 2024
Pecha Kucha “Engage the Innovators”
Higher Education
You’re invited to join the University of Iowa’s very first Mental Health and Well-Being Pecha Kucha. Pecha Kucha, Japanese for chit-chat, is a fast paced, imagery-focused workshop that will elevate the voices of our campus “mental health and well-being innovators.” During these workshops, participants will: The overall focus of these Pecha Kuchas is mind, body and […]
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Ongoing
Helping Youth F.A.C.E. (Families Act, Care, and Engage) Mental Health
Parents/Caregivers
Gain the tools to support your child’s mental health and well-being Join a judgment-free space to level up your parenting game. In this new research-backed program, learn how to: What is the overall purpose and goal of F.A.C.E? The goal of F.A.C.E is to increase caregivers’ mental health awareness by improving their knowledge, skills, and […]
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Ongoing
Obermann Workgroup – Reconceptualizing the Mental Health Crisis in Higher Education: A Mindful Journey
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
This University of Iowa working group engages participants, across the campus and beyond, to explore trauma-informed pedagogy, positive psychology, and the philosophy of the health-promoting university (via the Okanagan Charter). These lenses are used to analyze the complex issues connected to well-being and mental health in higher education. We aim to provide a cross-disciplinary space for […]
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Ongoing
Kognito Distress Intervention and Suicide Prevention Program
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
People in distress often turn to those they know rather than seek professional help. Kognito training provides skills and training for individuals help friends, family, colleagues, or anyone who is in a situation where they might be contemplating suicide. What is Kognito? Kognito is an online, interactive role-play simulation program for students, faculty, and staff […]