Mental Health  Toolbox for Educators


 Instructor: Dr. Denise HowleyParticipants: Teachers, Para Professionals, Assistant Teachers, Specialists, Date/Times: 06/27/17, 6/28/17 8:30am-4:00 Location: SMEC PD Room 27 Russells Mills Rd, Dartmouth MA 02748 Course #: 2017-17 Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 508-998-5599 ex 130, Course Description: Mental Health Tool Box for Teachers

Promoting Emotional & Social Health in Elementary School Children

Description: Teachers often feel at a loss to deal effectively with the social and emotional issues influencing students’ learning experien ce. This 3 – session course offers a forum for teachers to gain tools for dealing with challenging social and emotional behaviors in the classroom and t hereby enhance students’ academic achievement.

Topics to be addressed include:
• Managing stress in our classrooms
• Child abuse what it is and what to do about it
• Talking to kids about tough issues: divorce, trauma, poverty and grief

Presenter: Dr. Denise Howley, LICSW*
Contact Hours 15  PDP’s
Cost:  $225 Member
$250 Non Member