•  September 20, 2023
     4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Empowering Self-Regulation in the Classroom for ALL Students (webinar)

Learning Level 1: Introductory/Awareness

Intended Audience – Administrators, ECSE/General Educators, Paraeducators, Family Members, Family Educators, Psychologists, Social Workers, SLPs, OT/PTs

Description – In this webinar, participants will become aware of the definitions of regulation and dysregulation, which will help them recognize each when working with young children who may, or may not, have an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Participants will also develop an understanding of co-regulation and how it impacts children’s development. The steps of self-regulation will be discussed, along with ways to implement effective frameworks to foster self-regulation for ALL children.

Continuing Education – This webinar will provide 1.5 contact hours for the following:

  • Educator License Renewal
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 3
  • CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
  • Gateways to Opportunity credit in area E (Org. ID# B40093, Event ID# )

Full participation is required to receive a certificate.

Presenter(s)

  • Kirsten Amundson
    Kirsten graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Occupational Science and Master of Occupational Therapy. She has practiced in a private clinical setting, therapeutic day school, groups, as well as accredited through Illinois Early Intervention. She has completed various trainings including; MNRI, Interoception, executive functioning, dyslexia, interactive metronome, and more. Population experience includes children ages 0-18 with autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, cerebral palsy, Fragile X, genetic conditions, executive functioning, emotional regulation, and more. Kirsten is currently working as an occupational therapist at Chicago Pediatric Therapy and Wellness Center.
  • Joanna Pasheluk Schimek
    Joanna graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has practiced in outpatient pediatrics, early intervention, therapeutic school, and in group settings. Her training includes functional vision, MNRI, zones of regulation, breathing courses, sensory integration, alert program, and NDT. Joanna has worked with infants through teenagers with developmental delay; fine and visual motor delays; ADHD; autism; feeding difficulties; cerebral palsy; genetic conditions; Down syndrome; emotional regulation; executive function; and more. She currently works as an Occupational Therapist at Chicago Pediatric Therapy and Wellness Center.
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