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Conflict Resolution

This training explains what conflict resolution is, as well as strategies that can be incorporated to assist with conflict resolution. Participants will discuss how to identify emotions, how to apologize, helpful forms of communication, what tactics to avoid, and how to de-escalate communication.

Developmental Assets

This session will go into detail about the five elements of the Developmental Relationships Framework. Participants will learn what each element means and why each one is essential. They also will explore how to recognize and evolve their prioritized elements to open a doorway to a greater understanding and utilization of developmental relationships. By the […]

FAST: Family and School Together

FAST® is an internationally-acclaimed parent engagement program that supports the family bonding necessary for children to thrive. Built on evidence-based practices and rigorously tested, FAST empowers parents as leaders of their families, builds positive connections and social capital between families and schools, and creates a supportive community that fosters children’s well-being and education.

Recognizing Abusive Relationships

Everyone deserves relationships free from physical, verbal, and emotional abuse. In this training, participants will learn ways to identify abusive dynamics in intimate and family relationships. They’ll also discover ways to identify abusive dynamics in intimate and family relationships, as well as different myths and facts connected to abusive relationships.

Assessing Mental Wellness Needs

There are a variety of methods and data components that can be used to assess wellness needs. Assessment can provide an understanding of emotional and social competencies, as well as address ways to improve wellness-related instruction and programming. During this session, attendees will learn how to gather and analyze data so they can assess the […]

Building Relationships

Recent studies show that school connectedness can help reduce a student’s risk for mental health challenges, such as substance use and suicidal ideation. In this session, attendees will plan for intentional and systematic relationship-building with individual students, small groups, and the whole class to improve students’ long-term wellbeing and their ability to learn and stay […]

Goal Setting & Celebrations

Big goals, such as mastering a new academic concept, can feel overwhelming and demotivating. But celebrating small growths can provide enough motivation to push through difficulties and lead to big growth over time. In this session, attendees will learn how to set incremental growth goals and develop a system of celebrations with students.

How Wellness Benefits Educators and Students

After learning the physical and emotional benefits of mental wellness, attendees will evaluate their school’s needs related to mental wellness and mindfulness practices. They’ll also apply mental wellness strategies and mindfulness practices within the context of the school day to leverage attention and manage stress.

Integrating Mental Wellness into Content Areas

Content-based instruction doesn’t have to be exempt from incorporating mental wellness into lessons. In this session, attendees will brainstorm ways to use engaging mental wellness activities in content-area instruction.

Mindfulness Practices Within the School Day

Studies suggest that teaching students techniques to calm their minds and bodies can reduce negative effects of stress and increase their ability to stay engaged in the classroom. In this session, attendees will learn strategies and benefits of mental wellness and mindfulness practices. They will then discover how to use these strategies within the context […]