Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives

  • Rockford Public Schools, 3rd Floor Board Room 501 7th Street Rockford, IL, 61104 United States

"How to Promote Mental Health in Young Children with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities or Other Special Needs"

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the role of mental health in lifelong success
  • Identify qualities that lead to mental health
  • List ten ways to teach and promote everyday mental health skills every day
  •  List ten ways to avoid harming mental health
  • Describe the development of self-awareness, self-knowledge and self-advocacy
  • Create five Positive Affirmations to use to promote mentally healthy thinking
  • Practice Quieting the Mind

Intended Audience: Administrators, ECSE and General Educators, Teacher Assistants, Family Members, Family Educators, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech Language Therapists, and Pathologists, OT/PT’s, and Early Intervention Providers.

Site Phone Number: 815-871-4567  -  Contact: Kim Nelson 815-489-7304