This course teaches pediatric therapists evidence-based yoga tools and trauma-informed, mindful movement strategies to help young clients build resilience, self-regulation, and nervous system regulation in school and clinical settings; attendees will gain skills for leading therapy through experiential learning and integrating therapeutic yoga and mindfulness into K-5 classrooms to support student self-regulation and learning preparedness.
This two hour course is a combination of two topics: YOGA TOOLS for SCHOOLS (K-5): Mindful Movement for Pediatric & School-Based Therapists and YOGA TOOLS for TRAUMA: Trauma-Informed Mindful Movement for Pediatric Therapists.
Course created on November 27, 2023
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to list common classroom stressors that can lead to behavioral and emotional dysregulation in students.
- After this course, participants will be able to define how stress negatively impacts learning ability and behavior.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the “ABC’s of Mindful Movement” that educators and therapists can use in the classroom/school setting to help students achieve self-regulation need for learning preparedness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify what trauma is and the different types of trauma clients may have experienced.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the impact of trauma on learning and behavior in students and how trauma and sensory issues often overlap.
- After this course, participants will be able to list characteristics of treating clients using a trauma-informed lens and self-regulation strategies for helping clients manage the physiological symptoms of trauma.
|0-5 Minutes||YOGA TOOLS for SCHOOLS (K-5): Mindful Movement for Pediatric & School-Based Therapists; background|
|5-20 Minutes||Classroom stress/Impact on learning|
|20-30 Minutes||Neuroscience of stress & self- regulation|
|30-55 Minutes||The ABCs of Mindful Movement/Tools for Self-Regulation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary for this topic, Q&A|
|60-65 Minutes||YOGA TOOLS for TRAUMA: Trauma-Informed Mindful Movement for Pediatric Therapists; background|
|65-75 Minutes||Trauma defined|
|75-80 Minutes||Trauma statistics|
|80-85 Minutes||The neuroscience of trauma|
|85-95 Minutes||The impact of trauma on learning & behavior|
|95-115 Minutes||Yoga + other mind/body-based "tools" for working with trauma in clients|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A for this section|
Amy M. Starkey
COTA/L, CTP-E, CYMHS
Amy M. Starkey has worked in pediatric OT for 25 years, specializing in sensory processing, trauma and school-based OT. She’s combined her expertise as a children’s yoga instructor, a certified trauma practitioner, and a certified occupational therapy assistant to help children of all ages and ability levels become "educated, encouraged and empowered"!
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