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Wellbeing

Learning Difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Executive Functioning 
Mark Le Messurier, Teacher, Counsellor and Coach

 

This workshop is suitable for staff who are working in primary and secondary schools across the three education sectors in South Australia. This includes school and curriculum leaders, classroom teachers, special education coordinators, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school assistants. It is an ideal opportunity for a team to attend to enhance the implementation of strategies in the school environment.

This practical interactive workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to explore:

  • How to work more effectively with students’ natural functioning, personality, drives and core processing differences to create changes in their learning
  • Strategies and ideas that can be used to help students successfully manage daily routines and challenges
  • A better understanding of poor executive function related to developmental difficulties, psychological disorders and disabilities; ADHD, ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Implement new strategies with their students to encourage talking, listening and exchanging thoughts, making plans and setting goals, organisation, self-esteem and friendship development
  • Use a collection of practical and therapeutic ideas to enhance the life chances of students.

 

More information about Mark Le Messurier can be found at marklemessurier.com.au

 

FLIER

Event Date 26/06/2017 9:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Presenter/s Mark Le Messurier, Teacher, Counsellor and Coach
$140.00

Why Doesn't Learning Stick? - Exploring Working Memory and Emotional Regulation for Primary Students
Joanna Buttfield, Occupational Therapist and Helen Broomhall, Clinical and Educational Psychologist

The workshop is suitable for teachers, including classroom, special education teachers and coordinators who are working in primary mainstream schools across the three education sectors in SA. It will explore how to enrich learning experiences for all children including those who have a disability, developmental delay or those who are experiencing difficulties in learning. It is interactive with a practical focus and will include:

  1. Information and practical strategies about:
  • Children’s motivators for learning
  • Emotional wellbeing and how it relates to learning
  • Responding to emotion and behaviours - exploring emotional control adaptability and impulse control
  • Reducing stress for children in the junior primary and primary setting
  • How to develop and implement plans for individual “high needs” situations
  • Upskilling learning skills to improve memory, focus, attention, organization, time management, planning and sequencing.

  1. Workshop Outcomes:
  • Participants will have an understanding of the difficulties children face and how it affects learning
  • Participants will develop practical skills to use with children
  • A workbook for future use will be provided.

Flier

Event Date 31/07/2017 9:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Presenter/s Joanna Buttfield, Occupational Therapist and Helen Broomhall, Clinical and Educational Psychologist
$140.00

Making My Classroom Work: Developing Student Organisation, Self Management and Behaviour to Access Learning Effectively
Joanna Buttfield, Occupational Therapist, Kid Sense Child Development

The workshop explores how to enrich learning experiences for all primary school children including those who have a disability, developmental delay or those who are experiencing difficulties in learning. It is interactive with a practical focus and will include:

Information and practical strategies about:

  • Common obstacles/barriers to attentive learning
  • How to develop organisation, self management and attentive behaviour in your students
  • Identifying ways to support students that benefit everyone in the class
  • Reflecting on your well established teaching style to identify what you could do differently

Resources:

  • Develop a “Learning Motivator Plan” that is specific to your classroom
  • Review a range of resources that promote appropriate organisation and self management skill

Workshop Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to identify student primary learning motivators and styles
  • Unpack learning motivators and strategies for individual students
  • Use this information to create a whole class plan/approach

** Participants are required to bring their class list (first names only) so that it can be used to create a Learning Motivator Plan which is relevant to each particpants class.

Flier

Event Date 28/08/2017 9:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Presenter/s Joanna Buttfield, Occupational Therapist, Kid Sense Child Development
$140.00

Student Wellbeing and Resilience
Professor Donna Cross, WA

More details available shortly.

Event Date 11/09/2017 9:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Presenter/s Professor Donna Cross, Winthrop Professor with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Western Australia and the Telethon Kids Institute
$140.00


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