This in person course teaches about a regulation tool to help children and adults understand and support each person's unique neurological profile and it's effect on our emotions and behavior.
Friday November 10th, 2023
3:00- 6:00 pm.
Powell community center
conference room "c"
6200 martway st.
mission, ks 66202
free admission 11/10/23 only
registration will be capped at 45 attendees.
for future courses, Registration cost is $115 for individuals or $100 if registering a group of 5 or more.
This is an introductory course that identifies the 5 key components to regulation, and gives a brief overview of the foundational knowledge that a participant needs to understand in order to apply this model in their practice. Within the 3 hours provided, the speaker will present the model and educate participants on how to apply the model. The information in the course is “a tip of the iceberg” to understand the Joyful Cup model, and participants are provided with resources to further pursue their expertise with understanding each key component.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
State the 5 key components to regulation
Define the behavioral responses observed when a child is functioning in the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system according to Dr. Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory.
Apply the Joyful Cup analogy by connecting a child's "cup size and capacity" with what is occurring within his or her brain and nervous system.
Identify strategies for providing a "just right therapeutic challenge" to a child based on attunement to his or her "cup size and capacity".
List 2 reasons why logical thinking strategies will not work for children experiencing a meltdown based on the Polyvagal Theory.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
- Therapists (Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physical Therapists, etc)
- Early Intervention Specialists
- Mental Health Professionals (Psychologists, Social Workers, Play Therapists, etc)
- Parents seeking advanced training to support behaviors
*OTs attending who would like to receive a Certificate of attendance and their full continuing education credits are expected to attend the entire length of the course and complete a quiz and survey at the end of the course.
breakdown of presentation schedule
- 2:45-3:00 Registration & Sign-In
- 3:00-3:15 Introduction
- 3:15-3:30 Foundation of Model & Key Influential Sources
- 3:30-3:45 Overview of Key Components
- 3:45-4:20 Introduction of Polyvagal Theory, Neuroscience, & Neuroception and their relation to the cup analogy
- 4:20-4:30 BREAK
- 4:30-4:40 Key Component 1: Basic Needs
- 4:40-5:00 Key Component 2: Sensory Input
- 5:00-5:15 Key Component 3: Relationships
- 5:15-5:25 Key Component 4: Routines
- 5:25-5:40 Key Component 5: Individual Differences
- 5:40-5:55 Strategies for Application
- 5:55-6:00 Question & Answer
About the Speaker
Kelly Reardon is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist who has specialized in sensory processing challenges for over 10 years. Kelly’s passions lie in understanding the “why” behind behavior, and using an empathetic and relationship-based approach to therapy. She pulls from her personal experiences as a mother of 3 young children and her professional experiences of building and leading a private pediatric therapy practice in her delivery of the Joyful Cup model. Kelly’s thirst for knowledge and desire to simplify profound concepts across different disciplines is the inspiration behind the Joyful Cup model. She wants to help others find “joie de vivre” in everyday life and believes that sharing these essential key components to regulation will help improve the mental health of families. She is passionate about helping highly sensitive and deeply feeling kids, and the Joyful Cup model was created for these brilliant minds.
SPEAKER DISCLOSURES: Kelly Reardon, MOTR/L is a Pediatric and Adolescent Occupational Therapist. She is the Founder and Owner of Playabilities Pediatric Therapy Clinic.
Playabilities is an AOTA Course Approved Provider of Continuing Education. AOTA continuing education credit awarded: .3 AOTA CEUs or 3 Contact Hours under the categories of Foundational Knowledge and OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Participants are expected to attend the Joyful Cup Course for the entire length of the course and complete a course evaluation form and competency quiz in order to receive their certificate and full continuing education credits.
Please contact your association to inquire as to whether this course will meet the requirements for continuing education credits. Upon request, we are happy to provide any additional information for submission to your association.
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