Listen Up!: Improving Listening Skills in Young Children
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Course #: WEB106
Time: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CT
Credit Available: 0.1 CEUs; 1.5 SWCEUs; Approval pending by The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
When children don’t listen, it can be extremely frustrating. This webinar explores strategies to support children that struggle with routines and instructions. Participants will learn positive behavior management techniques and interventions to help children reach their optimal potential with increased comprehension and follow-through skills. Participants will also learn how to promote listening skills, social/emotional development, and quality interactions.
Instructors:Angela Searcy, M.S., DT
Angela Searcy M.S., DT, holds a master’s degree in early childhood development from Erikson Institute, with a specialization in infant studies and a credential in developmental therapy. Searcy is a Diversifying in Higher Education in Illinois Fellow at Argosy University in the Doctor of Education Program. Searcy is the owner and founder of Simple Solutions Educational Services, has over 20 years of experience in the field of education, is an approved professional development provider by the Illinois State Board of Education, and an educational consultant for the Multisensory Training Institute (MTI), Lakeshore Learning, and Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) at Vanderbilt University. Angela is also an adjunct professor at Rasmussen College. A former associate at the Neuropsychology Diagnostic Center in Orland Park, Illinois, Searcy has specialized training in neuroscience.