Please note, our 15th Annual Social Thinking Global Providers’ Online Conference takes place over three days of illuminating instruction and discussion from expert speakers on an array of topics. Register for Day 2 and Day 3— walk away with practical strategies, knowledge, and a plan.
This 3.5 hour course with two 90-minute keynotes explores:
- 6 technology and treatment tools to develop mental time travel for effective task execution
- Digital tools to help students learn how to move toward their own social goals through self-reflection, self-evaluation, and self-regulation
- Cutting-edge insights and practices from international thought leaders in teaching executive functions
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Strategies, Language & Tech Tools for Improving Executive Functions: Time Travel, Self-Awareness, Self-Evaluation & Self-Regulation
Day 1 of Our 15th Annual Social Thinking Global Providers’ Online Conference
Replay Access through July 25
And Who Should Attend
Time Travel, Technology & Tools to Facilitate Executive Function Skills
Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP
Did you know that to effectively execute a task you need to time travel? This session will equip you with strategies and tech tools to develop your students/clients’ ability to “map” language to their actions and movement across time and space as a key component of effective task execution. Learn how to teach your students to develop the verbal and nonverbal language skills they need to develop situational awareness and then use “mental time travel” to move from a present state toward a future goal and to form a “Plan B” when obstacles arise.
The Importance of Self: Self-Reflection, Self-Evaluation, and Self-Regulation When Meeting Our Own Goals
Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP and Dr. Pamela Crooke, PhD, CCC-SLP
Self-evaluation, self-reflection, and self-regulation while considering one’s own and others’ perspectives are important competencies which continue to evolve across each of our lives. We will define these concepts and explore how they are actively engaged when seeking to meet our own organizational and/or social goals. However, organizing ourselves to meet personal goals can be challenging at times, for each of us. We’ll demonstrate the use of a free digital collaboration and management tool through two mini case studies. The tool helps validate goals and coach pathways to organize, self-reflect, self-evaluate, and make a plan to meet personal social and organizational goals.
Who Should Attend
The Social Thinking Methodology is used by a wide variety of professionals, including speech-language pathologists, special and general education teachers, social workers, counselors, clinical and school psychologists, occupational therapists, behavior specialists, and school administrators to name a few. It’s also used by family members and caregivers across settings.
Day 1 Learning Objectives and Agenda
What You Will Learn
Objectives for Time Travel, Technology & Tools to Facilitate Executive Function Skills
Participants will be able to:
- Define how mimetic processing, situational awareness, self-talk, forethought, gesture/movement, and episodic memory are the foundational skills for successful task execution.
- Generate a treatment plan to instruct students/clients in using visual imagery, co-thought gesture, concrete action verbs, and implementation intentions to facilitate mental time travel for effective task execution.
- List 6 technology and treatment tools they can use in intervention sessions to develop mental time travel for effective task execution.
Objectives for The Importance of Self: Self-Reflection, Self-Evaluation, and Self-Regulation When Meeting Our Own Goals
Participants will be able to:
- Describe how “self-reflection” and “self-evaluation” are part of the perspective-taking process when relating to others.
- Explain how to use digital tools to teach students and clients how to move toward their own social goals through self-reflection, self-evaluation, and self-regulation.
- Explain how individualized Thinksheets can be used to show progress toward personal social goal(s) through self-reflection, self-evaluation, and self-regulation.
1 hour and 30 minutes Time Travel, Technology & Tools to Facilitate Executive Function Skills with Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP
15 minute Previously Recorded Q&A with Sarah Ward
10 minute Break
1 hour and 30 minutes The Importance of Self: Self-Reflection, Self-Evaluation, and Self-Regulation When Meeting Our Own Goals with Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP and Dr. Pamela Crooke, PhD, CCC-SLP
15 minute Previously Recorded Q&A with Michelle Garcia Winner and Dr. Pamela Crooke
About Our 15th Annual Social Thinking Global Providers’ Online Conference
Fostering Development of Social and Organizational Competencies Through Language, Technology, Visual Tools & Games
Each year our Annual Social Thinking Global Providers’ Conference is special! Attendees from the around the world explore practical concepts and strategies to help them continue to develop their own competencies when working with neurodiverse and neurotypical students and individuals.
This intriguing 3-day series explores a variety of practical ways to use specific Social Thinking Vocabulary, self-reflective language, technology, visual tools, and therapeutic games to engage and motivate students regarding social emotional learning and organized thinking. On Day 1, you’ll explore the power of one’s self-awareness and self-evaluation through self-talk, tech tools, and mental time travel to accomplish one’s goals. On Day 2, discover engaging digital tools and games to motivate and support your students/clients’ metacognitive social emotional learning to foster social connections and self-regulation. We’ll also unpack best practices for selecting and implementing games in therapy to better support your clients in meeting their self-identified goals. Day 3 explores how to use key concepts developed within the Social Thinking Methodology in classrooms and when using for schoolwide implementation. You’ll learn about using specific visual tools and language-based tools to facilitate learning more about the social world at school and find practical ideas and strategies for bringing social emotional & academic concepts to life with individuals, small learning groups, classrooms, or schoolwide.
All keynotes will be available for recorded replay viewing/reviewing through July 25, 2022.
Continuing Education Credit
3.5 hours toward CE credit, if applicable
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