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NEW Workshops announced

Behavior, Family Engagement, and Military topics added
Feb 10, 2017

PEATC is please to announce its latest additions to available workshop offerings!

  • Learned Helplessness - When does helping a child become too much help? In this workshop the focus will be on the definition of learned helplessness and how to combat dependency. Through sample scenarios we will discover how learned helplessness can occur in school or at home and possible solutions to empower the child. Discussion of age appropriate chores will help teach those important living skills that will transform our children into independent and resilient adults.
  • Taming the Tornado: Understanding and Managing ADHD at Home and at School - This workshop provides a general overview of ADHD – describing what ADHD is, the common Myths associated with the diagnosis, a deeper look at females with ADHD, and early indicators that may be overlooked. Participants will also learn what type of behaviors may be seen at home and at school. Attendees will learn about Executive Function and ADHD and how accommodations and modifications can level the playing field. Finally participants will develop behavior management tactics.
  • Understanding Youth with Emotional Disabilities - Participants will explore the challenging and often stigmatized different diagnosis that may be found under the category of Emotional Disability with special focus on the behaviors that may be seen. Attendees will further explore the academic impact and explore areas of support creating a climate of acceptance, belonging, and community in schools. Finally, participants will analyze escalation of behaviors and approaches to management.

 

  • The ABC’s of Collaboration…Back to the Basics - Everyone collaborates but are your collaborations providing better outcomes for students? During this interactive workshop parents and professionals we will explore the ABC’s of collaboration, identify the key characteristic needed to make current and new collaborations more effective while creating synergy between parents and schools.

 

  • Understanding the Dynamics of Cyber Bullying Technology and our Youth - The term Cyberbullying raises new challenges for not only parents, school administrators but also law enforcement to protect children from this widespread epidemic. Cyber Bullying is different from “schoolyard” bullying. During this interactive workshop, participants will enter the world of technology and explore motivations, categories, warnings signs and forms online cyber bullying can take. Participants will learn tips and strategies to protect their children.

 

  • Understanding Military Youth with Emotional Disabilities - Military children with mental health, emotional and behavioral disabilities have some additional challenges that their civilian counterparts may not experience. Frequent relocations, separations, the loss of a parent or a parent returning wounded and the stress of deployment can exacerbate mental health conditions. Participants will explore the different diagnosis that may be found under the category of Emotional Disability with special focus on the behaviors that may be seen. Attendees will further explore the academic impact and explore areas of support creating a climate of acceptance, belonging, and community in schools. Finally, participants will analyze escalation of behaviors and approaches to management.

If you are looking for informative and engaging trainings and workshops on topics of interest to the Special Education / Special Needs community, then look no further --- PEATC is here to help!  

You can view our full listing of available workshops here: http://www.peatc.org/peatc.cgim?template=about_us.training  and you can request PEATC Training Services here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PEATC_Training-Request


   
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