SAVE THE DATE: 3 upcoming Webinars for Parents/Caregivers

Scotia-Glenville is sponsoring three webinars for parents and caregivers in the coming months. Save the Date so you don’t miss them!

Download the upcoming program descriptions.

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FEBRUARY 11 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM 

A COVID – 1 9 PLAYBOOK FOR PARENTS

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://zoom.us/j/94354780107?pwd=WjlkWG9ydHF5ME4zYXFiVkZrSXk3dz09

Passcode: 888851

These are unprecedented times, and all families are having to adapt, change and cope with the stress of living during a pandemic. This is a unique webinar that focuses on the impact Covid-19 has had on children and their families, both at home and at school. Parents/caregivers will learn ways to recognize the effects of trauma, anxiety and dysregulation of the nervous system, and understand how this impacts learning and behavior. Participants will learn practical strategies to use at home, such as using a collaborative approach, incorporating mindfulness, teaching self-regulation skills, and how to increase intrinsic motivation. Parents will leave feeling empowered and hopeful about being equipped to guide their children through this difficult time.

MARCH 18 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM

RECOGNIZING AND COPING WITH  YOUR CHILD’S ANXIETY (AND YOURS)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://zoom.us/j/97397284914?pwd=VHo0YU5LZG5OVVBzVzlYc2pSK2tIdz09

Passcode: 142825

Many children and adults are feeling fearful and anxious as a result of living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Anxiety can look like many different things, including anger, irritability, defiance and shutting down.

During this webinar, you will learn how to recognize the behaviors that may be caused by anxiety, and how to help your child (or yourself) reduce anxiety.

APRIL 14 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM

HOW DO I MOTIVATE MY CHILD?

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://zoom.us/j/96712887982?pwd=N0JCMnNuU2JIM1VEakFWaEYwMDRyUT09

Passcode: 039625

How do I motivate my child to do his homework?

Why doesn’t she seem to care about doing her best during basketball practice?

I am constantly reminding him to practice his violin – how do I motivate him to practice on his own?

Motivation is a fascinating topic for employers, for teachers and also for parents. During this workshop, you will learn the three components that must be present in order to help your child develop intrinsic motivation.

We will discuss ways to use these components at home to encourage your child to be more engaged, interested and motivated to act, simply because it feels rewarding to them when they do so.

About the presenter: Jennifer Bashant

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Jennifer Bashant

Jennifer L. Bashant, Ph.D., LMSW, MA, founder of Building Better Futures LLC, is an Educational Consultant and Trainer, with the mission to provide educators with evidence-based strategies to reduce challenging behavior in the classroom, and therefore, have a positive impact on learning. She is extremely passionate about her work, which is evident in her high-energy, engaging trainings and in her ability to connect with educators in a compassionate and authentic way.

Jennifer 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 and the Mindful Schools curriculum for students ages kindergarten through grade 12. As a certified DiSC Leadership and Work Style Trainer, and a certified EQ-i 2.0 trainer, Jennifer also trains administrative teams, building leadership teams and teachers about emotional intelligence and how to communicate more effectively with others.