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Certificates of Attendance

Certificates of Attendance are available for all webinars/courses organised by Clare Education Centre. The link to your Certificate of Attendance is included in the webinar/course evaluation form.
 

SNA Webinar - Working with the child with Sensory Processing difficulties

SNA Webinar - Working with the child with Sensory Processing difficulties

Clare, Monaghan, Tralee and Navan Education Centres in partnership with Progressive College will be delivering a series of online live webinars for SNA'S, on a number of specific topics which will assist in further developing knowledge and skills central to their role as an SNA.  The next topic covered will be Working with the child with Sensory Processing difficulties and will take place on Tuesday 12th January at 3.30pm 

Course date: 12-01-2021 3:30 pm
Price: €5.00
Tutor - Speaker: Progressive College

A Therapeutic Toolbox to Manage Challenging Behaviour Online Workshop Series

A Therapeutic Toolbox to Manage Challenging Behaviour Online Workshop Series

This is an online, feedback-based presentation that will enable Primary and Secondary teachers, Special Needs assistants, SEN and support teachers to use various creative interventions to help and support children in their care. 

Course date: 12-01-2021 6:00 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Dipankar Biswas

Creating a Mindful classroom Online Workshop Series

Creating a Mindful classroom Online Workshop Series

When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it is our job to share our calm, not to join their chaos-L.R. Knost

Course date: 13-01-2021 6:00 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Dipankar Biswas
   

Webinar – Toe by Toe online training for Teachers & SNAs (parents also welcome)

Webinar –  Toe by Toe online training for Teachers & SNAs (parents also welcome)

The workshop is aimed at all staff (parents are also welcome) involved with the teaching of students who are struggling with reading so a ‘hands on’ approach is taken wherever possible.

Course date: 14-01-2021 7:00 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Frank Cowling, Managing Director of Toe by Toe LTD @Keda Publications

Webinar Series - Managing & Understanding Challenging Behaviour for Primary & Post Primary Teachers & SNAs

Webinar Series - Managing & Understanding Challenging Behaviour for Primary & Post Primary Teachers & SNAs

This webinar series is suitable for all Teachers & SNAs in both Primary & Post Primary Schools. It will be run over 4 x 1.5 hour sessions in early 2021. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion.  

Course date: 19-01-2021 7:00 pm
Price: €20.00
Tutor - Speaker: Muireann Sadlier

Webinar Series - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS)

Webinar Series - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS)

A comprehensive online ASD and Movement training series which can be completed over a number of weeks. The 5 webinars culminate in a core ASD/FMS fundamental movement skill programme which is currently essential as both a regulatory and behaviour management strategy. 

Course date: 20-01-2021 3:15 pm
Price: €25.00
Tutor - Speaker: Dr Susan Crawford PhD

Webinar - Creating a positive environment for school staff in negative times

Webinar - Creating a positive environment for school staff in negative times
The aim of this one-hour Webinar is for Teachers and SNAs to learn simple self care techniques and how to create a positive working environment.
Course date: 26-01-2021 7:00 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Rachel Mescall and Carrie Budds

Online Session: Information Session on Epilepsy Awareness for Teachers and SNAs

Online Session: Information Session on Epilepsy Awareness for Teachers and SNAs

Community Resource Officer with Epilepsy Ireland, Veronica Bon will speak about epilepsy related issues in school, including types of seizures, first aid, triggers and activities and how to handle seizures in the school environment.  This online information session is suitable for all staff dealing with students with epilepsy in both primary and post-primary schools.  

Course date: 27-01-2021 7:00 pm
Price: Free
Tutor - Speaker: Veronica Bon

From Dysregulation to Regulation (2 part Online Workshop)

From Dysregulation to Regulation (2 part Online Workshop)

Never in the history of calming down has anyone ever calmed down when told to “Calm Down!” When we feel overwhelmed what we long for is connection. We want someone calm and loving to be with us, to let us know we are seen, heard, cared for and understood. No-one needs, or deserves this type of response more than our children.

Course date: 01-02-2021 5:30 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Aideen Flynn, PG Dip Ed, MA, M-IAPTP

Working with Children with Dyspraxia/DCD: Strategies and advice for an inclusive classroom- A webinar for Teachers and SNAs

Working with Children with Dyspraxia/DCD: Strategies and advice for an inclusive classroom- A webinar for Teachers and SNAs

This webinar looks at how Dyspraxia/DCD can affect children in a variety of ways and how these factors may affect these children in the classroom. It aims to provide teachers and SNA with a greater understanding of the lives of children with Dyspraxia/DCD as well as strategies and ideas to address these needs in an inclusive manner.

Course date: 03-02-2021 7:00 pm
Price: Free
Tutor - Speaker: Stephen Hodnett

Teacher/SNA Online Workshop - From Worrier to Warrior

Teacher/SNA Online Workshop - From Worrier to Warrior

While separation anxiety is a normal part of development, it becomes problematic when the symptoms; fear of being alone, fear of abandonment, somatic complaints, and worry about atrocities; hinders the child’s normal day to day living (Eisen & Schaefer; 2005.) In essence the child begins to fear the fear itself.

Course date: 15-02-2021 5:30 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Aideen Flynn, PG Dip Ed, MA, M-IAPTP

Webinar - Movement & Sensory Breaks - How to Maximise this Time in the School Environment

Webinar - Movement & Sensory Breaks - How to Maximise this Time in the School Environment

What is a movement break? How often should a child have a break? Should they be structured or unstructured? What activities should I do? These are questions I am constantly asked by teachers and SNA's. 

Course date: 17-02-2021 7:00 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Jessica Kennedy

A 5-Step Study of Autism in Our Schools for Primary and Post-Primary SNAs

A 5-Step Study of Autism in Our Schools for Primary and Post-Primary SNAs

This five-week webinar on Monday 22nd Feb, 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd March is aimed at SNAs working with autistic students in Primary and Post-primary schools and will cover the following areas:

  • Characteristics of autism; Strengths and challenges
  • Sensory processing: Pathway to Sensory Inclusion
  • Communication: Social Communication and Interaction
  • Stressful behaviour
  • Safe Social Story Creation. 
Course date: 22-02-2021 5:00 pm
Price: €20.00
Tutor - Speaker: Shaun Greville

Webinar - The Disorganised Child

Webinar - The Disorganised Child

When children are disorganised, they often have difficulty with order and sequence. They may have trouble planning their time and knowing what follows what, how long things will take and what is needed for the task. 

Course date: 10-03-2021 7:00 pm
Price: €10.00
Tutor - Speaker: Jessica Kennedy

 

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