This Training will cover:
An in-depth exploration of the 8 sensory systems, plus an introduction to Neuroception - the bodies sense of safety or danger.
Sensory Seeking & Sensory Avoiding - the patterns to look for and what they mean.
What can trigger sensory meltdowns at school, home and the community & how to help effectively.
The impact sensory systems have on learning, relationships and self-esteem.
How to answer the question - Is it Sensory or is it Behaviour?
How to create low cost, effective regulating sensory spaces.
How to effectively plan proactively, and how to respond reactively when needed
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is suitable for Teachers, Teacher Aides, RTLB's, Speech and Language Therapists, SENCOs, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Counsellors.
NOTE - If your organisation is interested in having Elen present face-face as a private workshop to 15 - 40 of your team, please contact Faye Johnson for more information.
If you do not have sufficient numbers within your team, you could open the training up either to other Branch’s of your organisation or other region-based community agencies you work with. We have worked with many organisations this has worked well for - contact us for further information.
Elen's Other Workshops
LEGO-Therapy Facilitator Training
LEGO-Based therapy is an evidence based social skills program developed for people on the Autism Spectrum. It is an excellent therapy model for clinicians and professionals with existing skills and knowledge in group theory, clinical reasoning and Autism.
This workshop is ideal for people working with individuals on the autism spectrum who want to set up and facilitate LEGO-Based Therapy groups: Psychologists, Counsellors, Teachers, Teacher Aides, RTLB's, Speech and Language Therapists, clinical and allied staff, key workers, SENCOs and occupational therapists.
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Therapeutic Use of LEGO® 2024
Connecting with diverse populations.
This Therapeutic Use of LEGO® workshop expands on the previous workshop - LEGO®-Based therapy, exploring the wider application of LEGO® in developing social emotional skills in tamariki and young adults – including those with language processing difficulties, learning differences, autism, anxiety, trauma backgrounds and applications for family therapy.
Across the day we will explore principles of therapeutic relationships and learning processes - play based therapy, proximal zone of development, positive guidance, positive psychology, group therapy process, coaching through conflict, trauma informed practice, neuro-diverse affirming practice, social model of disability, flow theory and more!
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Understanding Developmental Handwriting Challenges
Foundation skills for handwriting, assessment, and fun ways to develop the skills needed for those aged 5-13 yrs.
One or two-day interactive workshops that will suit educational professionals such as teachers, RTLB, and teacher aids, as well as therapists such as occupational therapists or speech and language therapists working in or with Primary and Intermediate Schools.
The aim of this workshop is to provide an understanding of the foundational skills required for handwriting to develop, how to perform and interpret assessment data to inform interventions, and to explore a range of fun, engaging ways to develop the skills needed for our tamariki to thrive.
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Meeting Dates & Times
Auckland - 7 June 2024
The Parnell Hotel & Conference Centre
10/20 Gladstone Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052
Limited onsite or street parking available.
Workshop times - 9am - 3.30pm, with Registration with Welcome tea & coffee from 8.30am
Price & Registration Information
23 February - Online Workshop
$320.00 inc GST
7 June - Auckland Workshop
$372.00 inc GST
The price stated is per person.
If you are sending 5 or more delegates, please email us for a discounted rate.
Payment online is by VISA, Mastercard or American Express only and there are 3 easy steps to complete the online booking process.
Our registration platform is hosted by Lil Regie, our NZ based booking agent. Upon completing your registration by hitting the blue 'Confirm Booking' button, you will receive an automated email confirming the booking and amount paid by credit card. A GST Tax Invoice showing your payment in full will also be emailed to you.
If you have any issues or questions about your booking, please contact Faye Johnson on 027 607 3000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Can't pay online and require an invoice?
We work hard to ensure that all workshops are cost effective by automating our systems. If your organisation is unable to use our automated booking system and pay by credit/debit card and therefore require an invoice instead to pay by direct bank credit, there will be a $25.00 inc GST surcharge for this, and you will need to supply the following please:
The full organisation name and postal address required to appear on the invoice.
The contact name and email of the person(s) responsible for authorising this expense and approving payment.
Any purchase order references required on vendor invoices.
Please email this information to Brian - email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org , and along with the Invoice we will also send you a special booking link which will come up as free of charge. Through this link you will need to complete your registration.
Our workshops fill quickly so if you would like to reserve a place, please contact email@example.com
What happens if you have to cancel?
We know that sometimes your plans can change for many different reasons. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend at no extra cost. If a substitute delegate is not available and you need to cancel your registration, please be aware of the following:
Up to 7 days prior to the event you will be provided a refund of your registration cost, less a $20.00 inc GST per attendee service charge.
If you cancel within 7 days of the event, you are not eligible to receive a refund.
Please note: should your registration not be paid by the time of the event, you are still liable to make the payment.
Unpaid accounts may be passed over to our debt collection agency and additional costs may be incurred.
All cancellations must be received in writing (email).
Training is cancellable by GROW with 3 days’ notice if a minimum number of attendees is not met and full refunds will be provided
Please note: GROW Ltd reserves the right to make any amendments that we may deem to be in the best interest of the forum – it is however very unlikely and we will notify you as soon as possible should this occur.
For more information see our full Terms of Trade.