In this second course in our two-day series on emotions, Michelle Garcia Winner will explore how emotions play a large role in the social-interactive process and in relationship development. Examples include greeting someone in the hall, developing relationships for teamwork, creating social networks and longer-term friendships, etc. Emotional intelligence is also embedded in academic standards worldwide. Explore many strategies that can be used immediately in the classroom, at home, and at work related to these topics:
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) and autism spectrum disorders:
- The overlap and need to focus on developing social competencies
- What to be aware of with regard to depression and sadness
- Social-emotional learning
- Validating the social-emotional learning process, as individuals explore their social vulnerabilities
- Recognizing the power of one’s inner critic and coach
- Learning through a case study on a student’s tracking of his emerging social operating system
- The social-evaluative process: accounting for each other’s intentions
- Interpreting the hidden emotional messages of others
- Your personal self-marketing campaign: what message is your face sending?
- Using scales for many different reasons:
- Evaluating social risk
- Helping students evaluate their own social-emotional experiences
- Getting a student’s perspective
- And more
- Case study: working with a school-phobic student
- Relationship development and social-emotional competencies
- Avoid starting with conversational skills! Instead, try identifying little acts of positive kindness; these can go a long way toward relationship building
- Using emotional syncing to share our experiences in a manner that is interesting to the listener
- The emotions behind adding thoughts and asking questions to others
- Using physical manipulatives to encourage a social-emotional reappraisal of people in a context
- Social-Emotional Chain Reaction: Introducing three levels of teaching Social Behavior Mapping
- If time permits, personal problem solving:
- Learning through a case study of an adult engineer in a Silicon Valley company
- Using the game of chess as an analogy for the social evaluation process inherent in social communication
- Getting stuck on the negative: reframing how negative moments can be part of positive experiences
To maximize your learning, we recommend attending the course Emotions Part 1 before attending this course.
NOTE: Treatment refers to using conceptual and strategy-based frameworks to help individuals improve their social skills and competencies.
Participants will be able to:
- Explain how Evaluation of Risk scales can be utilized to guide socially anxious students toward social engagement.
- Explain why social anxiety is common in individuals with ASD and ADHD who have an awareness of their history of relationship development.
- Identify the meaning of acts of “micro-communication”.
- Explain how the Emotional Syncing thinksheet helps individuals learn to describe their emotional experience in narrative language.
- Explain at least three clear steps for teaching students how to initiate peer-to-peer greetings to be perceived as approachable, and possibly even friendly.
- Describe how to help students document the development of their social operating system.
At this conference, earn continuing education units/credits/clock hours at no additional cost! Each course offers 6 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda for their records.
We are proud to be a continuing education provider for Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Certified Counselors, such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, and others.
We offer continuing education units/credits/clock hours through:
- ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- CES: Commonwealth Educational Seminars
- NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors
- And more!
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