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Anxiety, ADHD and Anger in the Classroom: 60 Activity-Based Coping Skills to Effectively Manage “Big Feelings”


Speaker:
Janine Halloran, MA, LMHC
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LIP053535
Brochure Code:
ELL86685
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD
Location:
Ellicott City, Maryland
Available Dates:

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Description

Managing the emotional climate of your classroom is crucial to learning. When children are struggling to manage anxiety, ADHD and anger, they can’t focus on the academic tasks expected of them in a classroom setting. By teaching kids simple, healthy and safe ways to express their emotions and calm their bodies, they will be better able to concentrate on their work during the school day. The positive impact healthy coping skills will have on a child’s academic performance is truly transformational.

In this seminar, we’ll learn how coping skills impact a student’s nervous system, and how to use that knowledge to help kids calm their bodies and get ready to learn. Join coping skills expert and experienced school counselor Janine Halloran, LMHC as she shows you coping skills and techniques ideal for a classroom.

Walk away with a coping skills toolbox:

  • Deep breathing printables
  • Check in sheets
  • ”Anxiety thermometer”
  • Relaxation exercises
  • ”What’s your play personality?”
  • And many more

Be prepared for experiential learning and movement as we try different coping skills like grounding techniques, breathing exercises, and big body movements 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 passing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  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 profession's standards.

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CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Counselors

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


District of Columbia (DC) Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 7.0 continuing education clock hours for DC Counselors. The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations for Professional Counseling (S.6612.3) confirm acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling by organizations that have been approved by a counseling board in another state. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 7.0 contact hours. 


Virginia Counselors

CE credit is available. This course is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing competency instruction for Virginia Counselors. The Virginia Board of Counseling recognizes continuing competency activities in the behavioral health field offered by organizations that are approved by a counseling board in another state (18VAC115-20-105). PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 6.25 contact hours. 


Educators/Teachers

This course is designed to qualify towards your professional development requirement. The course is 6.25 clock hours in length.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.25 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

 

PESI, Inc.  is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved provider # 3322. This Live activity is offered at .60  CEUs Intermediate, Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. 

 


Psychologists

This live activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this live activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. 


Virginia Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education credit hours for Virginia Psychologists. The Virginia Board of Psychology (S.18VAC125-20-122) confirms acceptance of programs by any continuing education provider approved by a psychological association or psychology board in another state or jurisdiction. PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of live continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


Social Workers

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Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Social Workers (NASW)

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-6188) for 6.0 continuing education contact hours in Social Work.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 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. 



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Speaker

Janine Halloran, MA, LMHC's Profile

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Janine Halloran, MA, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 20 years of experience working with children, teens and their families. She is the founder and CEO of Coping Skills for Kids, where she creates and curates tools & resources to help adults teach kids healthy ways to deal with stress, anxiety and anger. She is the author of the Coping Skills for Kids Workbook: Over 75 Coping Strategies to Help Kids Deal with Stress, Anxiety and Anger (PESI, 2018) and Social Skills for Kids: Over 75 Fun Games & Activities for Building Better Relationships, Problem Solving & Improving Communication (PESI, 2018). She is an NBC Parent Toolkit Expert and has written articles featured on their blog. In addition, she has written for several other publications, including Hey Sigmund, Confident Families Confident Kids and Bay State Parent Magazine. She’s worked in a variety of settings, including schools, residential programs and outpatient mental health facilities. She is in private practice and offers consultation.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Janine Halloran is the co-founder and CEO of Coping Skills for Kids and Encourage Play, LLC. She is a counselor with BetterHelp. Ms. Halloran is a published author and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Janine Halloran has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Develop strategies for teaching kids coping skills that positively impact academic performance and their ability to maintain relationships.
  2. Analyze how the nervous system response of “fight, flight or freeze” is connected to stress and communicate how coping skills can be used to shift kids to a more tranquil “rest and digest” response.
  3. Execute a classroom routine that allows for breaks to benefit both hypo-arousal and hyper-arousal in kids with ADHD.
  4. Utilize mindfulness and grounding techniques that can be used to help children manage their symptoms of anxiety.
  5. Employ methods to determine the source of stress and create a plan to eliminate shutting down or acting out.
  6. Utilize specific movement-based strategies that can effectively intervene in kids’ anger responses.

Outline

Coping Skills Overview
  • The autonomic nervous system & coping skills
  • 4 types of coping skills—
    • calming
    • distraction
    • physical
    • processing
  • Coping skills checklist to identify current skills and strengths
  • The Importance of preventative interventions
  • 3 prong approach to supporting children’s social/emotional needs
SKILLS AND STRATEGIES: INTERACTIVE EXERCISES
Deep Breathing - Beyond “Taking a Deep Breath”
  • Props —
    • pinwheels
    • bubbles
    • stuffed animals
    • Hoberman sphere
  • Words —
    • to encourage deep breath
    • “smell the soup
    • cool down the soup”
  • Shapes —
    • star breathing
    • lazy 8 breathing
    • square breathing
    • triangle breathing
  • Your Body —
    • your hand
    • whole body movement
Coping Skills for Anxiety/Stress
  • Mindfulness Practice—
    • One mindful minute
    • Spiderman mindfulness
    • Audio and visual mindfulness scripts
  • Grounding Techniques—
    • 54321 grounding
    • Alphabet grounding
  • Identifying and Taming Anxiety—
    • Take-home worksheets to help identify anxiety
    • Thermometer for anxiety worksheet
    • “Sources of stress” worksheet
Coping Skills for ADHD
  • Movement Breaks
    • wall push-ups
    • yoga
    • music and movement
  • Sensory Ideas
    • proper fidget use
    • calming jars
    • using senses (tactile, hearing, visual, auditory, etc...)
  • The Importance of Play
    • recess
    • clubs/after-school
    • open-ended play ideas
Coping Skills for Anger/Frustration
  • Small physical movement activities to manage frustration—
    • squeezing play dough
    • scribble drawing
    • bubble wrap
    • ripping paper
  • Big physical movement activities to manage anger—
    • jumping jacks
    • running
    • obstacle courses
    • yoga
  • Processing anger—
    • comic strip processing
    • what I can control vs. what I can’t control workshee

Practical Implementation Ideas for the Classroom or Office

  • Make a coping skills toolkit for your room—
    • fidgets
    • coping skills cue cards
    • other visuals
  • Distraction coping skills—
    • word searches
    • hidden pictures
  • Creating a calm down spot/calm down room—
    • identify a good spot create an area that
    • is peaceful and relaxing
    • coping skills toolkit
  • Practice your own coping skills—
    • mindfulness and self-care worksheet

Target Audience

  • Educators
  • Counselors
  • School Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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