2022 Fall Webinar Series: Brain-Wise Strategies to Impact Children in a Meaningful Way
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 12:00
Virtual Training – Zoom Video Conferencing
Registration closes November 15, 2022. All times listed are in Central.
This is the fourth webinar in the 2022 Fall Webinar Series: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Awareness.
This training will provide participants with an understanding on social and emotional development and provide them with specific brain-wise strategies to use with children. Participants will be trained on self-regulation tools, strategies to emotionally connect with children, and how to utilize creative strategies to impact children in a fun and brain-wise way. Participants will reflect on their own struggles and how this gets in the way of meeting children's emotional needs. Participants will learn ways to help themselves regulate in their home or work setting.
Objectives - Participants will:
Obtain knowledge on how stress impacts the brain
Develop an understanding of brain and nervous system functioning
Understand the importance of emotional connection and what this means for children's regulation
Learn specific strategies on how to respond to children in a brain-wise way to support reduction in maladaptive behaviors and overall improved emotional regulation
Be trained on self-regulation tools and strategies to meet children's neurobiological needs, and other specific brain-based strategies
Reflect on their own struggles and how this gets in the way of meeting children's emotional needs
This webinar is intended for all professions who work with parents or directly with children, as well as any caretaker who has children at any age.
Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance, agenda, and handouts.
Speaker: Jordan McCoy, LIMHP
Jordan is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner who spent 8 years working with children, adolescents, and families. Jordan's passion and extensive training has assisted her in working with various populations who have endured stress and trauma. Jordan's training includes Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused-CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Jordan is working toward becoming certified in EMDR. Jordan has served as the President of the Nebraska Counseling Association and values the benefits of a collaborative approach with other professionals working with children and families. Jordan loves providing Circle of Security-Parenting classes and has found that COS-P is a great avenue for providing parents, teachers, and other professionals with an understanding on how to meet children's social and emotional needs. Jordan created "Brain-Wise Strategies to Impact Children in a Meaningful Way" and has trained over 500 childcare providers, teachers, and early childhood professionals on this topic.