Cognitive Flexibility- Teaching Children ‘How-to-think’ Not ‘What-to-Think’ - 22LCSP01

Cognitive Flexibility- Teaching Children ‘How-to-think’ Not ‘What-to-Think’ - 22LCSP01

Topic Areas: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Mental Health; Wellbeing, Cognitive Flexibility; Children.

Description: This webinar will explore the benefits of cognitive flexibility in children. Cognitive flexibility is the ability to switch between different mental tasks, sets or strategies. Cognitive flexibility helps children to cope with changes in a calm, regulated way. It also helps children to learn more effectively.

Intended Audience: Teachers/ Principals/SNAS and Support Staff

Primary Discussion Topics

  • What is cognitive flexibility?
  • What does cognitive rigidity look like.
  • The benefits of cognitive flexibility.
  • Activities that encourage and nurture cognitive flexibility.

Learning Outcomes    

  • Explore the benefits of cognitive flexibility.
  • Differentiate between cognitive rigidity and flexibility.
  • Learn ways to nurture cognitive flexibility in children.

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This webinar is hosted by Carrick Education Centre, in partnership with Donegal, Mayo and Sligo Education Centre. The information you provide when registering will be shared with the host centre and the centre through which you booked and can be used and shared by them in accordance with their Terms and Privacy Policy, which is available on their website.

Course Details

Course Date 25-01-2022 6:00 pm
Course End Date 25-01-2022 7:00 pm
Cut off date 24-01-2022 11:30 pm
Facilitator Nicola Culloty
Select Hours 1
Location Live Webinar - Online
Categories Primary, Post Primary, SNA's

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