Self-Regulation with the Feeling Buddies
Self-regulation is key to managing behavior and fulfilling social and academic potential. Learn a powerful five-step process to help children, even the most challenging ones, effectively regulate their emotions. At the Self-Regulation with Feeling Buddies workshop, you’ll learn how to use the Feeling Buddies Curriculum to coach children in recognizing, accepting and calming their emotions so they can problem-solve, learn and achieve.
- St. Peters, MO
- Karen Hickman
Here's What You'll Learn:
Learn how to use the innovative Feeling Buddies Curriculum to teach self-regulation, meeting the emotional needs of all children so they can reach their full social and academic potential.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, behavioral specialists and administrators seeking meaningful solutions for managing challenging behaviors.
Master Instructor Karen Hickman will equip you with tools designed to transform challenging behaviors into academic achievement.
Information about workshop materials coming soon!
Instead of trying to make children behave, teach them how to with a powerful five-step self-regulation process.
How would you like to help your children, even the most challenging ones, regulate their emotions in five steps? The key is self-regulation, the #1 skill for academic and life success. At this two-day workshop, you’ll learn how to effectively implement the Feeling Buddies Self-Regulation Curriculum step-by-step.
The Feeling Buddies Curriculum uses an innovative method to teach self-regulation to children, increasing their ability to understand and manage emotions, demonstrate empathy and achieve academically. Not only will children’s behavior improve, but they’ll also receive an essential skill that will serve them for a lifetime.
Here’s what you’ll take away:
- Learn how to implement Feeling Buddies and the Safe Place, the centerpiece of your self-regulation program.
- Reduce discipline referrals as you and your children develop the practice of self-regulation within your classroom.
- Create a caring, safe and healthy environment for optimal learning.
- Discover ideas and inspiration to prepare your own classroom and/or school Safe Place, where children can go to change their inner state from upset to calm using the self-regulatory skills you’ll teach them.
Meet Your Facilitators
Karen Hickman has a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, both from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has been in the field of education for over 25 years, including teaching grades 4-6 in public school, operating an in-home preschool program for ten years and teaching as an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri-Columbia. Karen also has background experience as a Certified High/Scope Trainer and a Certified High/Scope Teacher. In 2003, the Central Missouri Association for the Education of Young Children honored Karen with the Outstanding Early Childhood Professional Award.
More Information About This Event
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Policies & Procedures
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Scholarships & Helper Positions
The Conscious Discipline event scholarship covers tuition fees and course materials for this workshop. Travel, accommodations, meals and any special discount packages are not covered. If you have registered for this event and you are selected to receive a scholarship, your registration fees will be refunded.
If you are selected to receive a scholarship, you are required to stay at the host hotel and understand that you may be requested to write a very brief article of your experience that will likely be published in our online newsletter, announced in an email and/or posted on our website.
Prior scholarship recipients are not eligible and the scholarship is not transferable.