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The Self Concept: Building Resiliency and Solving Social Problems

January 29, 2018 12:30 pm
January 29, 2018 2:00 pm
Lindsay Kiraly/ Amanda Beranek
Ext: 2415/ Ext: 2270
NSSED Training Center- Arbor Academy Building
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776 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park, IL, United States, 60035

Presenters: Jennifer Knudson, NSSED Autism Coach & Robert Hanson, NSSED Autism Coach

Intended Audience: Educators and parents who have applied experience in the use of the Social Thinking© methodology to support improved social and emotional learning outcomes for students of all ages/grades. It is encouraged that attendees have a basic understanding of Social Thinking© vocabulary and strategies to meaningfully participate in the learning labs.

Workshop Description: Join us for an exciting opportunity to connect, discover, create, and share! Our 2-part “learning lab” series will provide you with an opportunity to take a deeper dive into some of the critical concepts of the Social Thinking© methodology. Connect with colleagues and providers to develop a deeper understanding of the current and valuable Social Thinking© concepts and frameworks. Engage in robust discussion around key concepts and application.

Prerequisite Reading: Please read the following article prior to the learning lab to benefit fully from this workshop: https://www.socialthinking.com/Articles?name=Anxiety%20and%20Social%20Competencies

Suggested Reading: This article, related to a specific strategy that will be presented,  can be read before or after the learning lab: https://www.socialthinking.com/Articles?name=5%20Teaching%20Ideas%20Connected%20to%20Pixars%20Movie%20Inside%20Out

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the connection between the self-concept, self awareness, and self esteem and how lagging skills in any of these areas can result in mental health issues for students
  2. Describe strategies to help students learn how problem solving involves self regulation and executive function
  3. Using one or more of the strategies explored, describe what you can do differently tomorrow

PD Hours: 1.5

Registration/Coffee: 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm; Session: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

This session is full, sign up for the wait list!

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