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Events in April 2015

  • April 17, 2015

    Category: GeneralLamplighters Presents: Sensory Smart Strategies for Real-Life Challenges, A one day course for professionals working with adoptive and foster families

    Friday April 17, 2015 | Dayton, Ohio
    Children first learn about the world through their senses. They touch and see people and objects, hear noises, experience smells and tastes, and explore their bodies' ability to move through space against the force of gravity.
    These pieces of sensory information integrate to give the child an understanding of the environment and a sense of well-being and security.

    This neurological process happens automatically for most kids, teens, and adults. However, adopted children and those living in foster families are at increased risk for sensory processing difficulties. Challenges may include
    oversensitivity to sounds or textures, struggles with self-care tasks such as toothbrushing or hair washing, picky eating, poor focus and attention, and developmental delays.

    This course will empower professionals who work with adoptive and foster familes to cope with these challenges, arming them in-depth understanding of sensory processing challenges and how they can impact behavior, learning, and everyday function, including:

    How to identify sensory processing challenges in children
    Practical techniques for managing both oversensitivity and under sensitivity to commonplace sensory experiences
    Ways avoid overstimulation and deal with self-stimulatory behaviors and meltdowns
    Strategies that help children maintain an optimal state of arousal and behavior
    Low-cost environmental modifications that help kids feel and learn better
    Activities for fine motor development, core strength and stability, attention and self-regulation
    Tips for challenges with circle time, snack time, free play, transitions, and more
    Collaborating with parents, therapists, and schools

    This presentation will consist of lecture, slides, videos, extensive handout, and hands-on activities.
    Registration is required.
    ​CEU's will be provided.

    Who should attend this course:
    Social Workers
    Psychologists
    Teachers
    Behaviorists
    Occupational Therapists
    Physical Therapists
    Speech Language Pathologists
    Anyone working with foster care or adopted children

    NOTE: THIS COURSE IS FOR PROFESSIONALS. THERE IS A PARENTS/CAREGIVERS VERSION OF THE CLASS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH AT THE SAME LOCATION. PLEASE CHECK THE EVENT CALENDAR FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION.
    Location
    West Carrollton Church of the Nazarene
    550 S Elm Street
    Dayton, Ohio 45449

    Cost
    $30 per person

    Lamplighters Presents: Sensory Smart Strategies for Real-Life Challenges, A one day course for professionals working with adoptive and foster families

  • April 18, 2015

    Category: GeneralPresented by Lamplighters: Sensory Smart Strategies for Real-Life Challenges - A one day course for adoptive and foster families, parents and caregivers

    Saturday April 18, 2015 | Dayton, Ohio
    Children first learn about the world through their senses. They touch and see people and objects, hear noises, experience smells and tastes, and explore their bodies' ability to move through space against the force of gravity.
    These pieces of sensory information integrate to give the child an understanding of the environment and a sense of well-being and security.

    This neurological process happens automatically for most kids, teens, and adults. However, adopted children and those living in foster families are at increased risk for sensory processing difficulties. Challenges may include
    over sensitivity to sounds or textures, struggles with self-care tasks such as tooth brushing or hair washing, picky eating, poor focus and attention, and developmental delays.

    This course will empower parents with an understanding of their child's sensory processing challenges and how they can impact behavior, learning, and everyday function, including:

    How to pinpoint sensory processing challenges in a child, teen or young adult
    Practical techniques for dealing with over sensitivity or under sensitivity to everyday sensory experiences that just dont seem to bother others
    Ways to avoid over stimulation and deal with self-stimulatory behaviors and meltdowns
    Sensory strategies that help kids maintain an optimal state of arousal and behavior
    Parenting strategies for the child with sensory challenges
    Low-cost home modifications that help kids feel and learn better
    Collaborating with occupational therapists and other service providers
    Activities for fine motor development, core strength and stability, attention and self-regulation
    Tips for challenges with meal time, grooming, dressing, homework, bed time, and more

    This presentation will consist of lecture, slides, videos, extensive handout, and hands-on activities.
    Registration is required.
    ​CEU's will be provided.

    Who should attend this course:
    Parents, relatives, caregivers, and others who help children living with adoptive or foster families.
    NOTE: A PROFESSIONAL VERSION OF THIS CLASS IS OFFERED ON FRIDAY, APRIL 17 AT THE SAME LOCATION. PLEASE CHECK THE EVENT CALENDAR FOR REGISTRATION DETAILS.

    Location
    West Carrollton Church of the Nazarene
    550 S Elm Street
    Dayton, Ohio 45449

    Cost
    $10 per person or $15 per couple
    This low cost has been made possible due to a generous donation of a local business man.

    Presented by Lamplighters: Sensory Smart Strategies for Real-Life Challenges - A one day course for adoptive and foster families, parents and caregivers

    Category: GeneralAdvanced Biblical Counseling Training, Helping Those With Disorders

    Are you ready? If another believer came to you depressed, heavy with guilt, near a breakdown, anxious, fearful, with panic attacks, full of bitterness, with marital problems, near suicide, overwhelmed with grief, etc. would you know what to do according to God's Word?
    We aim, through these courses, to train Christian men and women who are interested in developing the skill, knowledge and zeal in helping others with the Word of God. Lay men and women must be ready to assist brothers and sisters in Christ who are caught in sin (Gal. 6:1). And, the Apostle Paul says, as the opportunities arise we must be ready to do good (Gal. 6:10).
    We desire to train church leadership as well. Pastors are required to shepherd their flock, to disciple them in the midst of the issues of life. They, above all others, should be well-equipped to help their struggling flock with the counsel of God.
    This class is for those who have completed Bible Counseling, Basic Level One (see Clear Creek Chapel's website for upcoming dates).
    Basic Training Module is $225.00 per person (4 weekends)
    Each Track Two Module/Session is $65 per person.
    All 4 Track Two Modules is $225 per person.

    Books for the classes are approximately $105.

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