This webinar, suitable for teachers, Principals, SNAs and support staff, will explore the benefits of cognitive flexibility in children. Cognitive flexibility is the ability to switch between different mental tasks, sets or strategies. Cognitive flexibility helps children to cope with changes in a calm, regulated way, and also helps children to learn more effectively. Participants will also explore the difference between cognitive rigidity and flexibility, and learn ways to nurture cognitive flexibility in children. Primary discussion topics include;
Nicola Culloty is a Primary school teacher with twenty years experience working with parents/guardians and children. As a Home School Community Liaison (HSCL), she formed an authentic and lasting partnership with parents/guardians. Nicola completed a Masters in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and is currently practising as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. She is very experienced on the impact of trauma on both adults and children and is proficient in the techniques used to overcome and assist those living with mental health issues. Nicola has facilitated parenting groups and worked closely with parents/guardians of children who have experienced trauma in her roles as a teacher, therapist and HSCL. Nicola provides training in the area of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for teachers and school staff. She also provides parenting support to parents/guardians of both young children and adolescents.
|Course date||27-09-2021 6:00 pm|
|Course End Date||27-09-2021 7:00 pm|
|Cut off date||27-09-2021 12:00 pm|
|Speaker||Nicola Culloty, Full Circle CBT|
|Location||Online (via Zoom)|