Executive Functioning Intensive Series for Parents - South Bay

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CHC - South Bay

2280 Kenwood Ave.

San Jose, CA 95128

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Executive Functioning Intensive Series for Parents

CHC - South Bay - 2280 Kenwood Ave, San Jose

September 26, October 10, & October 24

Fee: $275 for all 3 sessions (does not include eventbrite processing fee of $18.38)

Join us as Chris Harris, MEd, Chief Schools Officer and member and member of the CHC Executive team, will be leading this 3 part series for parents to demystify what Executive Functioning entails and to assist parents in supporting their child in developing Executive Functioning skills. This series will consist of three 2 hour workshops and will be held in a small group setting.

Mr. Harris has developed and refined specialized interdisciplinary programming for children with learning, social-emotional and attention challenges at Children’s Health Council for 15 years. He is also an adjunct lecturer in the Graduate School Special Education Department at San José State University. In the past, Chris has also served as Executive Director at The Janus School, Pennsylvania, The Chartwell School, Monterey, California, and Children’s Health Council.

September 26, 2019: Workshop 1

What is Executive Functioning?

What educational and social-emotional domains does it impact? What is the best research on the developmental maturation/age for Executive Functioning and so what is being expected of neuro-typical children? What is the impact of a delayed maturation of the Executive Functioning system and what does that look like?

October 10, 2019: Workshop 2

How to support the delayed domains of Executive Functioning?

Strategies will be offered for each of the domains and levels involved in Executive Functioning. Involves evidence based strategies that have been proven to mitigate detrimental impact as well as specific accommodations that effectively work around the delayed components. Strategies will include what and how to relate to the child and what and how to relate to the school.

October 24, 2019: Workshop 3

How to best implement the strategies and advocate for the accommodations necessary for students with EF deficits to be more successful in school? Overview of proven strategies, accommodations and intervention that have been proven to be effective.

This workshop will focus on having a parent initiated discussion with a panel of educators and clinicians as to what has worked and what has not and present them with the opportunity to solicit feedback on next steps from the panel. Panel will be drawn from EBC teachers and therapists who will co-respond to questions and concerns parents pose related to this subject.

For more information email Michele White at mwhite@chconline.org

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