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BEHAVIOUR: WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO FROM THE BRAIN'S PERSPECTIVE

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, AND SCHOOL ASSISTANTS


PRESENTED BY DR DONNA NITSCHKE, TEACHER AND EDUCATIONAL NEUROSCIENTIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student wellbeing. The workshop will provide information about: the neuroscience and cognitive psychology underpinning why we do the things we do; behaviour as communication; the difficulties faced when altering behaviour patterns and some helpful strategies; developmental aspects of behaviour, including what changes occur during adolescence.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • a broader understanding of the range of supportive behavioural strategies which can be implemented
  • an appreciation for the important role of motivation in behaviour and behaviour change (intrinsic versus extrinsic)
  • a better ability to differentiate true conscious behavioural choice and ‘unconscious’ learned patterns of response
  • methods to reinforce and support students who are attempting behavioural changes in their school settings


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Event Date 21/10/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 21/10/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 16/10/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00 48

UNDERSTANDING AND WORKING THROUGH DIFFICULT EMOTIONS IN LEARNING

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, TRTS, AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTED BY DR LYDIA WOODYWATT, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER, AND LISA CAREY, STUDENT COUNSELLOR

Back by popular demand! Repeat workshop from 2018

Noticing the rise in student anxiety in schools? Are you working with students with avoidance behaviours or perfectionism that are impacting their ability to learn? ‘Negative’ emotions are obstructing learning and wellbeing on your site every day!

Multiple-time winner of the Teaching Excellence Award, psychologist Dr Lydia Woodyatt, and teacher/student counsellor Lisa Carey will assist you in learning positive strategies to work with the difficult emotions faced by students and school staff as part of the learning environment. Certificates will be provided that include reference to Teacher Standards that apply to this workshop.

 

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Event Date 28/10/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 28/10/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 23/10/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00

A TEAM APPROACH: SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY, DOWN SYNDROME, AND CHROMOSOMAL DISORDERS

ALL STAFF IN MAINSTREAM AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTED BY ANNE SQUIRE, SENIOR EDUCATION CONSULANT, AND SPECIAL GUEST CO-PRESENTER

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student wellbeing when working with students with intellectual disability. This practical workshop will provide information and hands-on learning about using a team approach to support students in transitioning well into new school or class environments; to prepare the new environments in a way that maximises successful inclusion; or just for refreshing skills to ensure a more successful experience in the future in continuing environments.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Understanding the student – characteristics, specific learning styles
  • The role of the assistant in supporting the teacher – recording
  • Developing social skills – using visuals – independent learning – contracts
  • Collaborative practice – all levels of staff, parents and peers
  • Understanding behaviour and Influences on behaviour
  • Developing a team approach


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Event Date 22/11/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 22/11/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 19/11/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00


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