Registration: 12:45 pm Presentation: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Target Audience: General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers & School Psychologists
Presenter: Shari Gent, MS, Diagnostic Center-North
Materials are included. Lunch is on your own.
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CBI) is based on the principle that behavior is mediated by cognitive processes. Students learn to examine their thoughts and feelings, recognize when negativity arrises and use strategies to change their emotions and behavior. Educators are encouraged to bring specific student concerns to the workshop to develop an implementation plan.
- Be able to help students identify common cognitive distortions
- Learn ways to work with mental health professionals to assist students with changing emotional patterns that limit access to educational growth
- Learn and practice "mindfulness" techniques in the classroom that assist students in developing self-awareness and managing stress
- Become familiar with resources for CBI
*There is a nominal online processing fee applied to payments made by credit card. You may register directly through www.ccselpa.org and pay by check or purchase order to avoid this cost.
In order to receive the CCSELPA registration rate, you must work for, with or within one of the Contra Costa SELPA member LEAs: Acalanes, Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Contra Costa County Office of Education, John Swett, Knightsen, Lafayette, Liberty, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.
Workshops may reach capacity early or be cancelled due to a lack of registration. Please register early to guarantee your spot.
If the workshop is cancelled by Contra Costa SELPA, enrollees will be notified in advance and will obtain a full refund. Seventy-two hour cancellation notice by the partcipant is required to receive a refund of event fees, unless otherwise noted; substitutions are welcome, please call in advance.
The Contra Costa SELPA believes in offering professional development activities that are of the highest quality; however, if you should have a complaint regarding any workshop that you have participated in, please contact the Contra Costa SELPA at 925-827-0949 x10.
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Contra Costa SELPA
Brian Inglesby, Ed.D.
Contra Costa Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) includes the following sixteen Local Education Agencies (LEA) in Contra Costa County:
Acalanes, Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Contra Costa County Office of Education, John Swett, Knightsen, Lafayette, Liberty, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.
The members join together to adopt a Local Plan in accordance with California Education Code to assure access to special education and services for all individuals with exceptional needs residing in the geographic area served by these LEAs.
Visit our website at www.ccselpa.org.