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December 16, 2021

Fostering Resilience Through Social-Emotional Learning

Join edWeb for an upcoming webinar, Fostering Resilience Through Social-Emotional Learning. Interested individuals can register for this virtual webinar online.

Additional Information

The challenges and trauma of the ongoing pandemic have had a huge impact on students and teachers, and the associated social and academic challenges will be seen and felt for many years to come. Meeting the social-emotional needs of students is more important than ever—and Dr. Kathy Perez can help educators make social-emotional learning (SEL) a priority in their schools and foster resilience in themselves and others.

Author of The Social-Emotional Learning Toolbox, Dr. Perez will share her wisdom in this strategy-based, interactive edWebinar. Attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand the impact of trauma on the brain and behavior
  • Reach relationship-resistant students to increase cooperation
  • Create a culture of compassion that embraces marginalized students
  • Implement practical, trauma-informed interventions to help students learn
  • Use techniques to improve students’ attitudes and beliefs about self, others, and school
  • Empower students to build confidence, cooperation, curiosity, and communication skills
  • Lay the groundwork for a lifetime of resilience

This edWebinar is geared towards K-12 classroom teachers, school counselors, and school and district administrators. There will be time at the end of the presentation for participants to ask questions.

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November 3, 2021

Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World Workshop Series

Are you interested in learning more about promoting familial mental health and well-being? Join Brazelton Touchpoint Center for a series of three sessions on various ways that professionals can support the families that they serve.

Sessions

This series features three sessions, each costing $35 or $90 for all three sessions. Registration is available online.

  • October 20: Enhancing Partnerships Between Parents and Staff
  • October 27: Understanding Depression and Fostering Resilience
  • November 3: Talking with Children about Difficult Issues

More Information

Social-emotional wellness is essential for young children, their families, and the providers who work with them. Yet, promoting wellness and responding to the mental health needs of children and families may be challenging, especially during the ongoing pandemic. In this three-part series, you will learn knowledge and skills to strengthen relationships with adults and children and promote family well-being. You will:

  • Learn practical strategies for building strong partnerships with families
  • Learn the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression
  • Explore communication challenges that can occur between staff and parents, and how to overcome them
  • Enhance your understanding of resilience and how to partner with families to strengthen their resilience
  • Learn how to talk more effectively with children about difficult issues
  • Enhance your ability to support families seeking access to mental health services

This series is for all professionals who work with families of young children, including early care and education providers, family child care providers, home visitors, and more.

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October 27, 2021

Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World Workshop Series

Are you interested in learning more about promoting familial mental health and well-being? Join Brazelton Touchpoint Center for a series of three sessions on various ways that professionals can support the families that they serve.

Sessions

This series features three sessions, each costing $35 or $90 for all three sessions. Registration is available online.

  • October 20: Enhancing Partnerships Between Parents and Staff
  • October 27: Understanding Depression and Fostering Resilience
  • November 3: Talking with Children about Difficult Issues

More Information

Social-emotional wellness is essential for young children, their families, and the providers who work with them. Yet, promoting wellness and responding to the mental health needs of children and families may be challenging, especially during the ongoing pandemic. In this three-part series, you will learn knowledge and skills to strengthen relationships with adults and children and promote family well-being. You will:

  • Learn practical strategies for building strong partnerships with families
  • Learn the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression
  • Explore communication challenges that can occur between staff and parents, and how to overcome them
  • Enhance your understanding of resilience and how to partner with families to strengthen their resilience
  • Learn how to talk more effectively with children about difficult issues
  • Enhance your ability to support families seeking access to mental health services

This series is for all professionals who work with families of young children, including early care and education providers, family child care providers, home visitors, and more.

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October 20, 2021

Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World Workshop Series

Are you interested in learning more about promoting familial mental health and well-being? Join Brazelton Touchpoint Center for a series of three sessions on various ways that professionals can support the families that they serve.

Sessions

This series features three sessions, each costing $35 or $90 for all three sessions. Registration is available online.

  • October 20: Enhancing Partnerships Between Parents and Staff
  • October 27: Understanding Depression and Fostering Resilience
  • November 3: Talking with Children about Difficult Issues

More Information

Social-emotional wellness is essential for young children, their families, and the providers who work with them. Yet, promoting wellness and responding to the mental health needs of children and families may be challenging, especially during the ongoing pandemic. In this three-part series, you will learn knowledge and skills to strengthen relationships with adults and children and promote family well-being. You will:

  • Learn practical strategies for building strong partnerships with families
  • Learn the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression
  • Explore communication challenges that can occur between staff and parents, and how to overcome them
  • Enhance your understanding of resilience and how to partner with families to strengthen their resilience
  • Learn how to talk more effectively with children about difficult issues
  • Enhance your ability to support families seeking access to mental health services

This series is for all professionals who work with families of young children, including early care and education providers, family child care providers, home visitors, and more.

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October 26, 2020

Building Resilience While Social Distancing: Parental Depression & Coping

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center on October 26 for “Building Resilience While Social Distancing: Parental Depression & Coping” to learn coping skills you can share with parents to address the effects of isolation in the short and long terms.

About

This webinar will explore the similarities between isolation and depression, paying close attention to the distinct needs and behaviors of parents suffering from depression and anxiety. Participants will learn coping skills they can share with parents to address the effects of isolation in the short and long terms. Participants will also learn when to consult with mental health professionals in their work with families.

Registration

To register and learn more, visit the event registration page. Space is limited.

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July 28, 2020

Dismantling Anti-Blackness in Multiracial Families

Join EmbraceRace on July 28 for “Raising Multiracial Children, Part 2: Dismantling Anti-Blackness in Multiracial Families” as they explore how to actively reject white supremacy and anti-Blackness in multiracial families.

About

During the second webinar of this two-part series on anti-racist parenting and multiracial children, presenters will discuss anti-Blackness and how anti-Black messaging shows up in multiracial families (including non-Black families). Referencing recent examples from social media, presenters breakdown three common myths that perpetuate anti-Blackness within multiracial families and describe how these myths negatively impact the identity development of multiracial Black children specifically.

To conclude the series, presenters will offer tangible steps that parents and caregivers can take now to actively reject white supremacy and anti-Blackness and build resilience as a multiracial family. Questions and comments are welcome.

Registration

To register and learn more, visit the event webpage.

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April 22, 2020

How To Help Children Be “Disaster-Resilient” and Why We Must

Data show that children with COVID-19 appear to have lower mortality rates, and generally milder symptoms, than do adults who contract the disease. However, the indirect effects of COVID-19 might well have devastating long-term impacts on children, especially in socially-, politically-, economically-, and, often, racially-marginalized communities.

About

Join EmbraceRace on Wednesday, April 22 for “How We Can Help Our Children to Be ‘Disaster-Resilient’ and Why We Must” for a conversation about how the unfolding crisis might be affecting children’s mental health, and what you can do to support their well-being. Time will be provided for questions and comments.

The event will feature Denese Shervington, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine and Institute for Women and Ethics Studies.

Registration

To register, visit the event registration page.