Understanding Behaviour through the Lens of Self-Regulation

19 places available

Start:  Thursday 30 September 2021 - 9.00am

Finish: Thursday 30 September 2021 - 3.00pm

Location:  SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street)

 

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About the course

This workshop is divided into two sessions.  The first half will unpack the science and introduce the Shanker Self-Reg ® framework.   The second half is interactive.  Please bring your own examples of students presenting with any form of behavioural challenges.

Self-Reg provides us not just with the "why", but also with the next steps on "the how".  How to distinguish between maladaptive and growth-promoting modes of managing stress; between mis-behaviour and stress-behaviour; between laziness and processes deep inside the brain that impede learning or effort.  And most importantly, what to do about it.

We are amid a scientific change in our understanding of the effects of excessive stress on behaviour, social-emotional development, intelligence, empathy, motivation, and character.  The theoretical foundation of the Shanker Self-Reg ® framework rests on these recent advances in neuroscience, physiology, psychology, and clinical practice.  "The Shanker Method ® explores, explains, and applies these new insights in a way that benefits every child, youth, adult and senior."  Dr Stuart Shanker

Outcomes

Morning Session

  • Principles and science behind the Shanker Self-Reg ® framework.
  • The hierachy of stress response.
  • What is stress and how it affects behaviour and mood?
  • The difference between top-down and bottom-up behaviour.
  • The difference between up or down regulation and why it is important.
  • The importance of Co-regulation and what that looks like.

Afternoon Session

  • How to map your own and others states using a simple matrix.
  • How to set up micro-environments to help regulate a student and build their capacity to self-regulate.
  • How to profile a student using a Self-Reg lens.
  • The importance of Self-Care and how to identify if it is restorative.
  • Where to from here?

Costs

$ 100 : Members: Part Time/Relief/Student
$ 200 : Members: Full Time
$ 320 : Non-Members

Hospitality

Morning tea and lunch provided.

We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise prior to the event. training@sstuwa.org.au

Facilitator

Vanessa Kay
Behaviour Management Consultant, SR Global

Nominated Audience

Educators
Primary, Secondary and TAFE

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community