LCPS  -  Winter Workshop 2017: Ethics and Mindfulness

LCPS  -  Winter Workshop 2017: Ethics and Mindfulness Word Document

 

Workshop Presenters: 

Martin Greer, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Jane Bloom, M.A., Licensed Mental Health Counselor, & Sandra Emanuel, MSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

 

Date/Location:

Las Cruces Public Schools

February 27, 2017

8 am to 3:45 pm

 

Continuing Education: 4.5 hours by SIAP.  SIAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

Workshop Description

Morning Session: The morning session is composed of two workshops: (1) Ethics in diagnosing ADHD in the schools and (2) Ethical challenges of using technology in mental health practice in the school setting vs health settings.

 

Afternoon Session: The afternoon session is composed of two workshops: (1) teaching participants how to use Mindfulness for self-care and stress reduction, and (2) teaching participants how to use the Little Yoga Flower program to help students build effective stress-reduction strategies.

 

Workshop Goals

  1. Participants will describe at least three ethical considerations in diagnosing ADHD as related to special education eligibility.
  2. Participants will describe at least three key differences in ethical practice of diagnosing ADHD in school vs health settings.

3.     Participants will describe at least four key points regarding confidentiality of electronic records as defined in FERPA.

  1. Participants will describe at least four key points regarding the ethics of sending student information to others via email or facsimile. 
  2. Participants will describe at least three essential elements of Mindfulness practice.
  3. Participants will learn and practice Mindfulness meditation for self-care and stress reduction.
  4. Participants will be able to describe the core elements of the Little Yoga Flower Program (Connect, Breathe, Movement, Focus, and Relaxation) and how to use the program with students.

 

Training Agenda:

 

 

8:00 – 8:15      Registration/Sign In

 

8:15 - 9:15       Ethics in Diagnosing ADHD in the school setting - Martin Greer, Ph.D.

 

9:15 -10:15      Ethical and legal considerations and the use of electronic health records

and electronic communication - Sandra Emanuel, MSW

 

10:15-10:30     Break

 

10:30-11:30     Ethical and legal considerations and the use of electronic health records

and electronic communication (continued) - Sandra Emanuel, MSW

 

11:30-12:15     Lunch

 

12:15-1:15       Mindfulness practice for the mental health professional - Jane Bloom, M.A.

 

1:15 – 1:30      Break

 

1:30-2:00         Mindfulness interventions with students - Jane Bloom, M.A.

 

2:00- 2:15        Break

 

2:15-3:30         Team Building Activity (no CEUs granted)

 

3:30-3:45         Workshop Evaluation

 

 

 

 

Workshop Announcement

We are pleased to announce an upcoming workshop for the mental health team members of the Las Cruces Public Schools!

LCPS - Winter Workshop 2017: Ethics and Mindfulness

Workshop Presenters:  Martin Greer, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Jane Bloom, M.A., Licensed Mental Health Counselor, & Sandra Emanuel, MSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Date/Location: February 27, 2017, Las Cruces Public Schools, 8 am to 3:45 pm

Continuing Education: 4.5 hours by SIAP.  SIAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 

Workshop Description

Morning Session: The morning session is composed to two workshops: (1) Ethics in diagnosing ADHD in the schools and (2) Ethical challenges of using technology in mental health practice in the school setting vs health settings.

 

Afternoon Session: The afternoon session is composed to two workshops: (1) teaching participants how to use Mindfulness for self-care and stress reduction, and (2) teaching participants how to use the Little Yoga Flower program to help students build effective stress-reduction strategies.

 

Workshop Goals

  1. Participants will describe at least three ethical considerations in diagnosing ADHD as related to special education eligibility.
  2. Participants will describe at least three key differences in ethical practice of diagnosing ADHD in school vs health settings.

3.     Participants will describe at least four key points regarding confidentiality of electronic records as defined in FERPA.

  1. Participants will describe at least four key points regarding the ethics of sending student information to others via email or facsimile. 
  2. Participants will describe at least three essential elements of Mindfulness practice.
  3. Participants will learn and practice Mindfulness meditation for self-care and stress reduction.
  4. Participants will be able to describe the core elements of the Little Yoga Flower Program (Connect, Breathe, Movement, Focus, and Relaxation) and how to use the program with students.