Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on October 24, 2018.
- DVD Video - 4+ hours
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- JENNIFER BASHANT, PH.D, LMSW, MA
- PESI Inc.
- 10/24/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Analyze the ways in which poverty and mental health contribute to trauma responses thus informing your approach to working with all students.
- Determine how trauma impacts a child’s development and develop strategies for meeting his or her needs.
- Explore how exposure to adverse childhood experiences determines the likelihood of developmental trauma and its impact on level of functioning across the lifespan.
- Establish a collaborative approach to discipline and demonstrate how this fosters intrinsic motivation for behavior change in the child.
- Practice techniques to establish positive relationships and build trust with hard-to-reach students thus increasing their social and academic success.
- Explore mindfulness activities that foster student self-awareness, self-regulation and the ability to focus as it relates to impulsive behavior and attention.
Trauma in Students: What to Look For
- Fight, flight or freeze responses: How it manifests in school
- Wired for fear: Impact on the whole child
- ACEs – Adverse Childhood Experiences study and survey
- The role of poverty and mental health challenges
Discipline in a Trauma-Informed Classroom
- Limitations of the Research
- Potential Risks
Neuroplasticity: Activities to Establish & Strengthen Neural Pathways
- Changing your mindset: Punitive vs. collaborative
- Strategies to foster intrinsic motivation
- 3 steps to implement a collaborative approach
- Case study: How you respond
Relationships as a Protective Factor
- Strategies to develop new ways of responding
- Slow down, stop and think
- Respond rather than react
- Social stories
- Techniques to incorporate the 4 R’s:
Mindfulness and Self-Awareness Activities To:
- Techniques to form positive relationships and increase students’ likeliness to:
- Stay in school longer
- Work harder
- Increase test scores & grades
- Increase their self-confidence
- Techniques to help students feel connected to school making them less likely to:
- Smoke or drink
- Have sexual intercourse
- Develop emotional problems
- Experience suicidal thoughts or attempts
- Carry weapons
- Be involved in violence or dangerous activities
- Case study: Strengths-based, solution-focused approach
Social and Emotional Learning Techniques to Increase:
- Help with transitions
- Reduce impulsive behaviors
- Strengthen empathy, kindness and compassion
- Calm and focus attention
Mindful Communication Tools to Improve Student Engagement
- Focus and concentration
- Impulse control
- Conflict resolution skills
Mindful Strategies to Increase Connection, Empathy & Community
Zones of Regulation to Teach Self-Awareness & Emotional Control
- Lead with presence
- Red zone
- Yellow zone
- Green zone
- Blue zone
JENNIFER BASHANT, PH.D, LMSW, MA
Jennifer L. Bashant, Ph.D., LMSW, MA, is a sought-after presenter on the topics of mental health, trauma, restorative justice and mindfulness in schools. As a licensed clinical social worker with experience in a variety of clinical settings, Jennifer shares her clinical knowledge and expertise with educators in a way that is both practical and relevant.
Dr. Bashant started her own business, Building Better Futures, LLC, through which she extends her work with children exhibiting challenging behavior. She is an educational consultant in New York State, where she provides training and embedded coaching to educators regarding the most behaviorally challenging students. Her approach is trauma-sensitive and strengths-based, and she seeks to foster collaborative relationships between educators and students as they work together as partners in learning.
Jennifer has been trained in Collaborative Problem Solving, Restorative Justice and the Mindful Schools curriculum for K-12 students. As a certified DiSC Leadership and Work Style Trainer, Jennifer also trains teachers about how to communicate more effectively.
Financial: Jennifer Bashant is the owner of Building Better Futures, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Jennifer Bashant has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.
CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.
There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.
**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
General Educators, Special Educators, School Administrators, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Guidance Counselors, School Nurses, Directors of Special Education, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Paraprofessionals
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