This course applies Neuroscience and Mind-Body Practices to Support Educator Well-Being and Student Success. The second immersion experience will ground you in the foundations of polyvagal theory, educational neurobiology, and the somatic mind-body practices that increase your awareness of unconscious bias and culturally responsive teaching. Participants will explore interpersonal mindfulness, with an emphasis on building the type of nurturing relationships that support the success of students whose lives are impacted by special education diagnoses, racial marginalization, or identity-threat. As a child-serving professional, you will learn practices to manage how your nervous system responds to stress or triggers in the classroom. As a result, you will increase your capacity offer heart-centered connections and healthy co-regulation for students of all ages.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators.
Audience: Berryessa Union School District Educators
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: March 31, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.
Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.
Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.
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