Speaking and Training

Schools

The social-emotional needs of students are receiving increased attention in the schools. I am often invited to speak and provide training to teachers, school staff, students and parents about topics involving physical health, mental health and emotional health. My teaching style is an interactive strength-based approach that focuses on developing practical strategies to develop mind-body- heart skills on a daily basis.

Topics for School Staff

  • Implementing resilience skills in the classroom on a daily basis
  • Understanding and addressing social emotional needs of students
  • Behavior management strategies for the classroom
  • Helping students develop self-calming and self-soothing skills
  • Assisting students to develop mind-body skills in the classroom
  • Helping students developing skills with attention, focus organization, impulsivity
  • Personal and professional resilience for staff

Topics for Students

  • Developing mindfulness skills are to help calm your mind and deal skillfully with emotions
  • Skills to manage depression, anxiety and stress
  • Stress management skills training
  • Developing skills for organization, concentration, focus and task completion
  • How to develop healthy nutrition, exercise and sleep routines
  • Peak performance
  • Am I physically, mentally and emotionally ready for life after high school?
  • Mindfulness skills training

Topics for Parents

  • Building a resilient family
  • Helping your family develop mindfulness skills to manage mood, anxiety and daily stresses.
  • Developing routines for chores, homework, sleep, screen time, family fun
  • How to develop healthy nutrition, exercise and sleep routines.
  • Strengthening family relationships by developing strategies to resolve conflicts in a healthy manner
  • Strategies to help increase each family members confidence, motivation and performance.
  • Strategies to develop your child’s skills in organization, impulse control and ability to focus.
  • Helping parents “Be on the same page” in parenting
  • Helping young adults get launched
  • School issues: Homework time, low motivation, under performing, peak performance
  • ADHD
  • Helping with transitions like a move, change in job, death of a family member, divorce, blended family issues
  • Develop skills for family members to manage emotions effectively.
  • Self-care for parents
  • Helping with transitions like a move, change in job, death of a family member, divorce, blended family issues
  • Adoption
  • Chronic illness
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