Workshop: Twilight* or Full Day**
BounceBack! is a fully integrated whole school social and emotional learning curriculum program promoting sustainable mental health, wellbeing and resilience for students and teachers. It is a set of three books (K-2, Years 3-4 and Years 5-6), each covering ten units that address resilience and wellbeing. Each book contains a handbook for teachers, a set of lesson plans and teaching strategies.
I am one of the few professionals in Australia who has been trained by Dr Toni Noble to facilitate workshops for teachers and support staff across the country, to help them implement the program throughout their schools.
In this training, teachers are introduced to core social and emotional competencies before using appreciative inquiry techniques to establish where the strengths of the school lie and how they can be built upon.
Once the individual context of the school is established, practical advice is given about:
teaching explicit social and emotional skills in their classrooms using the Bounce Back! program; and
integrating social and emotional and critical thinking skills into lessons using cooperative teaching strategies.
*Completing this course will contribute 3 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing standards 1.3.2, 3.3.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
**Completing this course will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing standards 1.1.2, 1.3.2, 2.1.2, 3.3.2, 4.1.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.