February Stigma180 Series

February #Stigma180 Series
Posted on 02/28/2018
Stigma 180 logoPresented by Eastern Carver County Schools
#Stigma180 presentations are FREE and open to parents, students, and community members.

Educator CEUs are available.
For SWMetro employees: Please fill out a Pre-Approval for Credits / Hours if collecting CEUs.

Contact Family School Coordinators Madalyn Larsen or Eric Dean.

Change to Chill Resiliency Training

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
4 - 5:30 pm

Chanhassen Lecture Forum, S100
Change to Chill is a free online tool to help youth learn how to identify their stressors and how to manage them. Staff from Allina Health will provide an overview of the Change to Chill online resilience based tools: mindfulness, meditation, gratitude, guided imagery and relaxation. This program can be applied to any person in any setting, but will be focused on the target age group 13-18. Allina staff will guide you through these online tools and lessons to help you find ways to implement them into your setting for these youth.

Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
Tips for Parents and Educators

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
6 - 7:30 pm 

Chanhassen Lecture Forum, S100
Stress among school aged children and adolescents is evident by the rising incidence of mental health concerns seen amongst this group. Minnetonka Counseling LLC, with over 10 years of experience working with children and adolescents with a range of mental health concerns, will discuss common mental health diagnoses seen within a school setting, along with practical tools that can be used in the classroom and at home to address these concerns. Led by Minnetonka Counseling LLC

A Fresh Look at Attention, Learning, and Memory

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
4 - 6:30 pm 
Chaska High School, Blue Forum
In this presentation Dr. Chris Bedford will talk about how people learn and remember things using the information processing model. With this model, we can identify and understand the difficulties that people experience with everything from mental health to academic problems, including learning disorders and ADHD. Most importantly, Dr. Bedford will talk about how to select appropriate interventions based on specific difficulties identified by the model. Led by Brightsight.