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Speaker: Ryan Plosker, M.S., CAGS, Ed.D Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorders Location: Peabody, MA Wednesday, December 12, 2018 One of the most interesting and complex groups of children to work with are those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. The varied clinical presentation, the range of social and emotional development, and the way children on the “spectrum” think can be a challenge for clinicians. Understanding the array of spectrum profiles, the global impact of the disability and the common developmental strengths and…Find out more »
Speaker: Julie McGrath, M.S.W., LICSW Topic: Work Atmosphere Location: Burlington, MA Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Managers have a special role in the workplace – they are responsible for the overall productivity, motivation, morale and well-being of their staff. It is essential that supervisors can identify the differences between stress and burnout in their employees, so they can maintain a positive culture and reduce or prevent the job turnover and other negative effects of a dissatisfied and depleted Workshop participants will…Find out more »
Speaker: Kari Heistad, founder and CEO, Culture Coach International Topic: Culture Location: Foxborough, MA Thursday, February 7, 2019 This workshop will focus on helping attendees to understand the elements that are integral to building meaningful conversations in the workplace. These topics are: understanding your personal filters and personality style, exploring how to develop trust and respect, providing coaching and feedback, 5 key elements to good communication including spoken and unspoken communication, building resiliency and finally cultural norms that impact the…Find out more »
Speaker: Amy Banks, MD Topic: Bullying Location: Chelmsford, MA Thursday, March 14, 2019 Relational Neuroscience is a relatively new field of study that provides crucial information about how and why healthy human connection is at the core of health and well being. It provides an important new lens through which to explore the importance of friendship, the devastating impact of bullying and even the long term sequelae of social media. This workshop will introduce participants to the field of Relational…Find out more »
Speaker: Jefferson B. Prince, M.D. Topic: Mindfulness Location: Tewksbury, MA Friday May 17, 2019 Mindfulness has been described as what comes out of paying attention, in the present moment, on purpose, non-judgmentally. Mindfulness Based Practices are well studied and appear beneficial in adults with a variety of health conditions. Recent work supports these practices in the care of children and adolescents (as well as clinicians). Mindfulness and the Mind-Body Connection workshop will teach mindfulness life skills that can be applied…Find out more »