Online Integrated Approach to Wellness 3 - Social/Emotional Connections to Learning

Online Integrated Approach to Wellness 3 - Social/Emotional Connections to Learning

Full Online Course

Instructors Lynea Gillen, LPC, MS, RYT & Jim Gillen, RYT

$195 Course Fee
Includes online access to Yoga Calm for Children textbook

$60  Optional Course Credit (1 PSU Grad/Undergrad Credit)

This third in a series of three Yoga Calm curriculum courses introduces participants to 20 new social/emotional skill development games and wellness activities from the program curriculum – and the strategies that inform them – giving teachers and counselors new tools for directly addressing the need for emotional guidance and support in schools and other settings. Case histories from school counseling, private practice and clinical experience will be used to highlight successful techniques and strategies for working with a broad range of student needs. The use of storytelling, symbolic language and the complementary aspects of Eastern and Western psychology will also be covered.

Developed from over 35 years of counseling and teaching in both schools and clinical settings and informed from research, Yoga Calm (www.yogacalm.org) is effective and appropriate for all ages and abilities. The practices taught in this workshop are designed to complement those taught in An Integrated Approach to Wellness 1 and 2.

Participant Learning Outcomes

  • Introduce and experience engaging and effective Social/Emotional games and processes.
  • Teach and practice skills in communication, respecting personal boundaries, recognizing and responding to feelings, as well as how to use physical activity and breathing techniques to manage emotions.
  • Develop best practices involving classroom behaviors, concentration, adaptations for specific populations and applications for attention deficit, hyperactivity, anxiety, depression and autism spectrum disorders.
  • Design an Integrative Lesson Plan (a theme-based plan incorporating activities for heart, mind & body)

This course is for school teachers, counselors,therapists, yoga teachers and other adults who work with children.

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This online course uses the latest in educational methods to facilitate your learning, including:
  • Videos of live training sessions and children's classes with the founders of Yoga Calm
  • Reinforcement readings from award-winning Yoga Calm for Children
  • Inquiry processes
  • Audio journeys
  • Lesson Plans
  • Interactive quizzing & review
  • Access and guidance from online course instructor
It’s a great way to learn at a convenient time and location and to repeatedly watch and practice activities!

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Yoga techniques taught in this course are very simple and designed to be accessible to a wide range of abilities. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Offered in conjunction with Portland State University, Continuing Education in the Graduate School of Education (CE/ED). One PSU Graduate Credit option available.  Certificate of training provided.

Coursework also applies towards the Yoga Calm Youth Instructor Certification program.

Complete Course Schedule: www.yogacalm.org/workshopSchedule.asp

 

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