ADHD: The Mind/Body Connection

Portland, OR
Saturday, April 05, 2014

ADHD: The Mind/Body Connection
Saturday, April 05, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The Children's Program
7707 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219
Portland, OR 97219

Map and Directions

(8:00 am check-in on the first day.)

Instructor Jeffrey Sosne, PhD

$220 ($245 after 3/5/14)
$55 Optional PSU Graduate Credit

Learn specific strategies and practical tools to help children struggling with self-control and/or attention (AD/HD) work productively and play appropriately within classroom, home and other social situations. Dr Sosne has distilled his 30 years of successful clinical experience with thousands of children and the latest research into 10 key strategies and dozens of specially designed recreational activities that build key behavioral, cognitive and social skills that benefit all children.

 This course is for teachers, counselors, parents and therapists.

Highlights Include

  • Current AD/HD treatment practices and myths of AD/HD
  • How to “light up” the attention centers of the brain
  • Understanding the role of context, expectations and factors corrosive to attention
  • The role of medication: risks and benefits
  • How skills, habits, routines and practice are the antidote to attention and impulse control weaknesses
  • How to teach "Stopping points, the power of waiting and the benefits of going slow"
  • Parenting tips and routines for getting ready, meals, homework, going to bed and dealing with electronic media
  • Teacher tips for behavior, rewards, recess, homework, impulse control, developing self awareness & social skills
  • Key questions, phrases and language that helping children develop self awareness and positive behavior

Live Class Component

One of the most powerful experiences of this course is the opportunity to watch Dr. Sosne teach a class of students his techniques. Previous evaluations rank this as one of the best parts of this course.
                            
New Hybrid Course Format – Watch, Practice and Teach! 

After your registration you will receive a link to our learning management center where you can preview all of the activities that will be taught in the course, including course videos, lectures, readings, quizzes and background material. This allows you to learn the ADHD course curriculum at a convenient time and location, to repeatedly watch and practice activities, to test and reinforce your new knowledge with interactive quizzes, and to deepen your learning with supplemental materials.

After you complete the pre-course materials we can get right to business with our one-day workshop focused primarily on deepening your knowledge and refining your skills
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Accreditation
Offered cooperatively by Portland State University, Continuing Education in the Graduate School of Education (CE/ED) and Still Moving Yoga, LLC. One PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Credit and/or 10 CEU/Clock Hours available.   Coursework also qualifies for professional development credit. Certificate of training hours provided.

The Course Fee is payable directly to Still Moving Yoga, LLC. PSU credit registration forms available at the course. PSU will bill and collect the the Credit Fee after the course.

Required textbook: Yoga Calm for Children.More info: www.yogacalm.org

Yoga Calm is a program of Still Moving Yoga, LLC

 

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