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2-Day Advanced Course: Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Adolescents: 50 Cognitive-Motor Activities to Improve Attention, Memory, Response Inhibition and Self-Regulation


Faculty:
Lynne Kenney
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC055535
Brochure Code:
PLW75537
Media Type:
Live Webcast


Description

In this interactive live webcast, Lynne Kenney, Psy,D., pediatric psychologist, author and international educator, will show you how to integrate the newest research in neuroscience, kinesiology and neurocognitive education for students to behave better and learn more efficiently.

You will experience 50 developmentally progressive cognitive-exercises and coaching activities to enliven your classroom, office and clinic.

Learn how to improve cognition, enhance learning and empower children to be better thinkers with motor movement, sequencing, attending, selfregulation and memory activities.

Dress comfortably, as we will be integrating movement throughout the day.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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.

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Ohio Counselors

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This program has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


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Educators/Teachers

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Illinois Educators

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12.5 ISBE Professional Development (PD) Clock Hours have been made available through Quincy University. Those requesting ISBE PD Clock Hours will need to complete additional steps in order to receive the ISBE “Evidence of Completion for Professional Development” form. Instructions will be made available the day of the webcast under the “Materials” tab.

 

After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation you will also need to complete the ISBE required “Evaluation for Workshop, Conference, Seminar, Etc.” form found on the “materials” tab. Please mail this completed form and $20 enrollment fee (if not already paid with, and in addition, to your registration fee) to PESI, Inc., CE Department, PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000, along with your name, the full title of the webcast, and date of live broadcast.


Montana Educators

This program is offered for 12.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction. 


New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel

12.5 Actual Professional Development Hours. MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc. is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept of Education.


New York Educators

PESI, Inc. is an approved sponsor of CTLE with the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives. Provider #23567. This activity will qualify for 12.5 Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hour(s), in the area of Pedagogy. Hours are based on full attendance. Board required certificates will be sent after the program.


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South Carolina Psycho-Educational Specialists

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Psychologists

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School Psychologists

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California Psychologists

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Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 12.5 continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 12.6 continuing education credits.


Illinois Psychologists PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.
Illinois Psychologists

PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


Indiana Psychologists

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Kentucky Psychologists

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New York Psychologists

This live activity consists of 760 minutes of continuing education instruction and is related to the practice of psychology. 


Ohio Psychologists

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Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists

Approved for 15.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

ASHA

This course is offered for 1.25 live ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live webcast if they would like their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Handouts section of the online program.


Social Workers

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Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


California Social Workers

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.”  This level activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 12.6 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit. 


Pennsylvania Social Workers The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction.
Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 760 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts

Faculty

Lynne Kenney Related seminars and products: 6

Psy.D.


Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of classroom cognitive-physical activity programs for students grades K-6.  Dr. Kenney develops curriculum, programming, and activities to improve children’s cognition through coordinative cognitive-motor movement, executive function skill-building strategies, and social-emotional learning.

Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor - UCLA/UCLA Medical School.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate in Psychology from Pepperdine.

Dr. Kenney’s books include, 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior with Rebecca Comizio (PESI, 2016), the Social-Emotional Literacy program, Bloom Your Room™ (Mrs. Beetle’s Books, 2017), Musical Thinking™ (Unhooked Books, 2016), and Bloom: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids with Wendy Young (Unhooked Books, 2015).  Her professional development platform, The Kinetic Classroom, brings executive function education and cognitive-motor movement to educators and clinicians worldwide.

Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service from the inner cities of Los Angeles to national organizations such as the Neurological Health Foundation, Understood.org, HandsOn Phoenix, and Points of Light (Generation On).  She values closing the education gap in poverty and enjoys working with Title I schools.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney maintains a private practice. She is an author for St. Lynn’s Press, Better Life Media, Inc., and Move 2 Think, LLC. Dr. Kenney is the creator of The Family Coach Method. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD or CD recording from our product store. CE hours and approvals on products may differ from live CE approvals.


Additional Resources

To order the book, 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning & Behavior, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Bloom: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry, and Over-the-Top Kids, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Implement research-based activities educators, teachers and clinicians can use to improve thinking, self-regulation, learning and behavior.
  2. Determine how to improve classroom cohesion and climate with physical activities that require thought engaging attention and memory.
  3. Articulate the meaningful relationship between cognition and motor movement in learning and school achievement.
  4. Explore bringing cognitively engaging physical activity to your classroom and practice with coordinative cognitive-motor activities.
  5. Practice over 50 coaching and movement activities you can do to help children with ADHD, dyslexia, ODD, sensory processing challenges, dyspraxia, anxiety and behavioral issues.
  6. Demonstrate how to enhance collaboration and cooperation in your classroom by helping students become “cognitive scientists” empowered to help their own learning.
  7. Understand the role of tempo, rhythm and timing in cognition.
  8. Design rhythmic calming strategies for on-the-spot behavior management.
  9. Develop confidence in creating your own collaborative cognitive-motor work with your students.
  10. Articulate how rhythmic “heavy” motor work can be more effective for dysregulated children then talking when a child is in distress.
  11. Analyze the biological precursors to better executive functions, learning and behavior.
  12. Practice cognitive-movement strategies to help children move out of the stress response into an alert state of calm.

Outline

Priming the Brain for Learning

  • Impact of brain stimulation, stress, ACE’s and trauma on learning
  • Create low-stress-high-connection learning environments
  • Biological precursors to learning
  • New preliteracy
  • Executive function precursors
  • 5 early predictors of academic success
  • Create a calm classroom culture with kindness, respect & trust
  • Importance of collaboration, agency and creativity in learning and behavior

Foundational Motor Competencies that Proceed Learning

  • Balance and weight shift
  • Postural control for better learning
  • Foundational movement patterns & sequences
  • Types of patterns and elements
  • How to build a movement sequence
  • Activities
    • Balance activity
    • Teaching weight shift
    • Head, shoulders, hips & knees
    • Can everybody count
    • Initial brain primer sequences for attention, memory and self-control

Musical Thinking

  • We are musical
  • Using The Love Notes Measures are magic!
  • “We Move on the Beat in Time Together”
  • Sequence is the secret
  • Activities
    • Musical thinking rhythm cards
    • Communicating need sets musically
    • Movin’ and Groovin’ movement mixes
    • Creating your own standing patterns

Thinking Interventions for Better Learning and Behavior

  • Executive functions CAN be learned
  • Build core executive functions for achievement
  • Cognitive skills building process

“I am the Best Coach for My Brain” - Lessons for Students

  • Teach children about their brains
  • Make executive functions transparent
  • “Cognitive Conversation”
  • Activities
    • 8 brain lessons for students
    • Cognitive conversation prompts
    • The THINK Cards SAM Call and response cards

The “Cognitive Conversation” about Attention

  • My Attention Engine
  • Attention is more than one thing
  • Attention cycle
  • Types of attention
  • Activities
    • Prompts and questions
    • Raise mindful awareness
    • My Attention Engine
    • Songs and chants
    • Interactive conversational practice

Seated Work For Better Attention

  • Alert Attention
  • 1-5 minute desk percussion activities
  • Stadium effect
  • Compositions & orchestras
  • Activities
    • Table top tap
    • Repeat the beat
    • CogniTap
    • Paradiddles

Cognitive Engagement - Music, Piano & Drumming

  • Role of music in learning
  • Build musical skills through auditory channels
  • Imagination in spatial drumming
  • Meludia Method
  • Taiko
  • Activities
    • In Time (Advanced Brain Technologies) Solfege

Developing Your Own Patterns and Sequences

  • Patterns
  • Sequences
  • Elements
  • Sound and movement mixes
  • Cueing
  • Activities
    • You’re a conductor
    • We’re an orchestra

Language, Dyslexia, Reading and Learning

  • What the research says about the precursors to reading
  • Different types of dyslexia
  • Role of speed of processing in reading
  • Temporality, timing and prosody in reading
  • Are rhymers really readers?
  • Activities
    • Narrative language in daily life
    • Visual story-telling – sequencing and patterning in pictures
    • Lullabies, folk songs and rhyming songs
    • Circle pattern rhyming activities

Visual-Motor Language: Spotlight

  • What is Spotlight and how was it developed?
  • Collaboratively reading the visual-motor language
  • Importance of cognitive cueing
  • Use spotlight in various settings
  • Activities
    • Initial instructions to the student(s)
    • Mirror and alternate
    • Planer, lateral and contralateral movements for learning
    • Create your own sequences
    • The one spotlight movement circle

Brain Primers (Mike Kuczala)

  • Developmentally progressive cognitive engagement
  • Increase cognitive-motor demands
  • Engage creativity and collaboration
  • Engage the reluctant learner
  • Advanced mix and match elements, patterns and sequences
  • Activities
    • Brain primers

The “Cognitive Conversation” about Memory

  • Working, short-term, long-term, visual working, verbal (auditory) working memory
  • Encode and retrieval
  • Art, music and movement improve science
  • Activities
    • File cabinet visual prompt
    • Retrieve math facts with Quick Rick
    • Encoding spelling with Slow Mo
    • Working memory enhancement strategies
    • Visual memory enhancement techniques

Improving Behavior with Cognitive-Motor Movement

The “Cognitive Conversation” about SelfControl (Response Inhibition) + Impulsivity

  • Achieve better classroom cohesion, socialization and behavior with responsive movement
  • Difference between self-regulation and self-control
  • Response inhibition and impulsivity
  • Types of impulsivity (motor, verbal, cognitive)
  • “Felt-Sense” of slowing down (self-control and selfregulation)
  • 5 quick effective responses to dysregulated kids
  • Between urge, action and behavior
  • Trauma, cognition, and dysinhibition
  • Block repetitive anxious thoughts
  • Activities
    • Think-Ups
    • Mary and Her Me Me Me’s!
    • Periwinkle and Pace

Self-Regulation: Heavy Work

  • Push, pull and hold
  • How does proprioceptive feedback calm the brain and body?
  • What does the counting or cueing sound like?
  • Activities
    • Successful transitions
    • Stationary holds with the Musical Thinking Rhythm cards
    • Large-motor heavy play
    • Hand play

Self-Regulation: Achieving an Alert State of Calm

  • Self-regulation: emotional, cognitive, sensory/motor
  • Self-regulation as energy management
  • Use entrainment to reciprocally regulate 3,5,7,9 for calming in time
  • Activities
    • Co-regulation
    • Retro Walking Dressage Patterns
    • Yoga patterns
    • Tai Chi patterns
    • Mirror writing
    • Self-monitoring worksheet

Attention, Memory and Inhibition

  • How bean bags engage visual tracking
  • How bean bags engage attention and memory
  • Hand-eye patterns & sequences
  • Activities
    • One and two person bean bag activities

Rhythm Ball for Calming

  • One and two person ball activities
  • Change cueing & counts for alerting and calming
  • Activities
    • Co-regulating with one person
    • Back-to-back listening activity
    • Use music and metronomes

Target Audience

  • PreK-12th Grade Educators
  • Special Educators
  • Psychologists
  • School Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Other Helping Professionals

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