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Patrick Wolf

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Patrick Wolf is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in practice for 25 years and has spent the last 16 years working in a fast-paced high-school environment. He has experience implementing various programs and curriculum for all regular and special education students. As a clinician and consultant, some of his primary responsibilities entail direct work with students and assisting educators as they strive to address vital areas of learning. He has vast experience in Mindfulness training and Social and Emotional Learning. In addition, he is very skilled at helping individuals, families and groups ameliorate the effects of trauma (including ACEs), poverty, difficult living conditions, and mental health issues which include students with significant trauma and PTSD. He works well with individuals in crisis, stabilizing the situation and mobilizing invested parties to address the underlying needs/issues. He is an effective facilitator of IEP goals, evaluations and needs within the school environment.

This course is designed to give educators at all levels an overview of recent research on mindfulness practices and to provide step by step guidance on how to integrate these practices into the classroom. Participants in this course will learn what mindfulness is, why it is important, and how to creatively apply research-based mindfulness techniques in meeting the diverse learning needs of students. Attention will also be given to ways educators can use mindfulness to enhance their own professional and personal experience as teachers.
Course #: IMS21517
Dates: 06/28/21 - 07/11/21
Categories:

Positive Classroom Management 21st-Century Teaching

Format:

Interactive

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In our ever-changing world, a consistent focus on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) can enhance teaching and learning while supporting the overall well-being of students and educators in the classroom – both in the traditional brick and mortar and in virtual settings. In this course, educators will recognize the evolving role of SEL in 21st century classrooms by exploring research-based strategies, assessment methods, and resources focused on empowering students with essential life skills. Educators will also discover the powerful influence SEL can have in their own professional and personal lives.
Course #: IMS21516
Dates: 06/14/21 - 06/27/21
Categories:

Social & Emotional Learning Positive Classroom Management 21st-Century Teaching

Format:

Interactive

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