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Resiliency for Educators Webinar

Date: Jan 27, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time

Location: Zoom Meeting

Description:

This webinar will cover the topic of resiliency with the definition, increase knowledge and awareness of resiliency. 
We will discuss how resiliency develops in children and to provide strategies to nurture resiliency in schools. 
We will explore resiliency from an Indigenous perspective alongside conversation tips on resiliency & positive attitudes.

Hosted by: MFNERC Student Support Facilitators Brandee Albert, Constance Murdock, Vera Big George


Audience:

Educators, Educational Assistants and Jordan’s Principle staff.


MFNERC Virtual Clinical Services Regional  

Meeting:  MFNERC Clinical Services Regional  
Date:  Feb 23-25, 2021  
Location:  Virtual Platform  
Time:  9:00 am-4:00 pm  

The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre is holding a Virtual Clinical Services Regional on February 23-25, 2021.

This gathering will provide the educational assistants, therapy assistants, classroom teachers and parents from the community with the opportunity to receive information on the services we provide within the MFNERC Special Education Clinical Services Department. Strategies will be provided and practiced within each discipline.  

We are planning three different streams of presentations:

  1. Educational assistants and therapy assistants 
  2. Classroom teachers
  3. Parents  

Stream 1: Educational assistants and therapy assistants 

Educational assistants and therapy assistants stream, the plan is to meet as a whole group on the first day. Presentations to include School Psychology services, URIS nurse services and hearing screening training.  

For February 24th and 25th, we will be breaking into 4 groups:  

Group 1: Speech Language Pathology/Literacy Coach sessions will focus on speech, vocabulary, grammar, and/or reading programming.  

Group 2: Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy sessions will focus on programming that encourages motor skills, classroom participation and sensory based activities.   

Group 3: Student Support Facilitator sessions will focus on mental health wellness.  

Group 4: Deaf and Hard of Hearing sessions will be providing sign language training.  

Stream 2 & 3: Classroom teachers and parents

These streams will include 3 days of presentations each from a variety of disciplines. 

Registration

Closes on February 15th 2021. Detailed instructions on how to access the virtual regional will be sent by email after registration closes. Please register the names and emails of all attendees even if you plan on watching and participating as a group on a shared computer. This helps us plan and prepare for everyone.

If you have questions please contact:

Robin Mousseau

Administrative Assistant, Special Education

robinm@mfnerc.com