You’re frustrated, exhausted, and stressed. You give your all every day, but it often doesn’t feel like enough!
If only you had a magic wand that would teach children the skills they need to:
- Reduce emotional outbursts
- Increase their ability to self-regulate without reminders
- Improve problem solving skills, communication skills, and more…
But the time it takes to teach these skills! And the energy! Forget about it. It seems like there’s never enough!
That’s why we’re here.
When children can identify their feelings, manage their behavior, and express their wants and needs appropriately — they have a much higher chance of success in the world.
And these children and their families are relying on you.
So isn’t it time…
… to say YES to hundreds of tried-and-true interventions that really work?
… to say YES to the actionable strategies you’ve been waiting for?
… to say YES to the tips and tricks you need to help at-risk children?
Learn it all TODAY from internationally renowned language and literacy expert, Carol Westby, CCC-SLP, PhD, BCS-CL — who brings decades of experience and a passion for multicultural issues in this work.
How rewarding it will be to watch children blossom and grow as you start to feel rejuvenated, supported, and more consistent in your daily workflow.
In this exclusive online certificate course, you’ll learn step by step how to help young people conquer challenging skills — while managing your own stress and expectations.
And you’ll end the course with a toolbox full of proven methods thanks to Dr. Westby’s multiple case examples and personal stories. It’s all here…
If kids knew how to self-regulate, they would! They just need to learn HOW.
And we’ll show you how to teach them in this brand-new course.
Here’s what you get when you sign up:
- Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Effects of Trauma on Autobiographical Memory
- The Influence of Culture on Narratives: Universal Narrative Content
- Children’s Early Autobiographical Narratives and Frequent Themes
- Assessment of Fictional Narratives and Personal Narratives
- The Role of Stimuli, Tasks, and Demands: Goals, Examples and Tools
- Using Prompts to Evoke Personal Narratives (and What to Avoid)
- The Development and Assessment of Life Story Narratives: Themes and Events
- Promoting Autobiographical Memory with and without Visual Support
- The Value of Reminiscing and Personal Narration
- Connecting Emotions/Behaviors/Mental States of Characters to Self to Promote Self-Regulation
- Building Vocabulary and Syntax to Talk about Thoughts, Feelings, Self and Identity
- Emotion Coaching: Understanding and Identifying Emotions and Connecting Emotions/Mental States and Actions
- Storytelling: Developing, Organizing & Telling Your Story
Interventions for the Caregiver & Child
- Types of ACEs and the Biological/Neurological Effects
- Autobiographical Memory and Narratives in Parents & Children Who Have Experienced ACEs
- Straightforward, Evidence-Based Interventions Easily Integrated into Practice
- Supportive Caregiver Interventions That Promote Secure Attachment
- How One’s Temperament Affects a Child’s Response to Danger
- The Use of Mindfulness and Mindsight in Response to Children’s Behaviors
- Aspects of Self-identity and Childhood Competencies
- Reminiscing: Key to Social-emotional Development and How to Encourage in Children
- Developing Children’s Emotional Understanding: Emotion Coaching, Reading Body Cues, Recognizing Emotions in Stories, and More
- Positive Benefits to Screen Use (Yes, there are some!)
- Violent Video Games: What the Research Shows
- Concerns Regarding Screen Time
- Effects on Health, Memory and Learning
- Social Media and Youth
- Mental Health & Addiction
- Developmental Disabilities
- Factors to Help You Choose Appropriate Media
- Children’s Environmental Sensitivities
- Context: Technoference
- Content: Engagement and Active, Meaningful, Social Involvement
- How to Meet Each Child’s Unique Needs
Carol Westby, CCC-SLP, PhD, BCS-CL, is an internationally renowned expert on play assessment and development. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on play, theory of mind, language-literacy relationships, narrative/expository development and facilitation, screen time, understanding and working with children and families who have experienced trauma, and issues in assessment and intervention with culturally/ linguistically diverse populations.
Dr. Carol Westby is a consultant for Bilingual Multicultural Services in Albuquerque, NM and holds an affiliated appointment in Communication Disorders at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. She is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), has received the Honors of ASHA, and holds Specialty Recognition in Child Language. Dr. Westby has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Geneva College and the University of Iowa's Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology and the ASHA Award for Contributions to Multicultural Affairs.Click here for information about Carol Westby
and immediately apply what you’ve learned!
Get the latest research and actionable techniques that you can start applying as soon as the next day,
particularly if you are a(n):
- Speech-Language Pathologist
- Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
- Special Education Teacher
- Special Education Director
- General Education Teacher
- Reading Specialist
- Learning Disabilities Specialist
- School-Based Personnel
- School Psychologist
- School Counselor
- School Social Worker
- Other helping professional working with elementary through high school students
Completely self-paced, you’ll complete this course from the comfort of your own home, on your own schedule.
We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.