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Social Emotional Fitness for Children and Youth- Dr Kimberly Schonert-Reich...
Thu, October 27, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
We know that physical fitness is important. But scientific research now shows that children that have social and emotional fitness do better in school and life. They even have higher academic achievement.
The presentation will include:
- Building resiliency to help protect youth from experiencing depression and anxiety
- The stress contagion and how we can support children to be secure and calm
- What supports and resources are available to promote social emotional wellness
- Relating the core competencies in the revised curriculum to social and emotional learning
Dr. Schonert-Reichl is a world-class presenter and for more than 20 years her research has focused on the social and emotional development of children and youth. She is also an award-winning teacher and has been internationally recognized for her collaborative work that translates research into practice.
If you haven't had the pleasure of hearing Kimberly speak, you are in for a treat!
Refreshments and yummy appetizers will be provided.