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

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

This course 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.

Target 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.

Participants will:-

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

Facilitator:- Nicola Culloty - Fullcircle CBT

Nicola Culloty is a primary school teacher with twenty years experience working with parents and children. As Home School Community Liaison she formed an authentic and lasting partnership with parents.

Nicola completed a Masters in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and is currently practising as a CBT therapist. She is very experienced on the impact of trauma on both adults and children and is proficient in the techniques used to overcome and assist those living with mental health issues.

Nicola has facilitated parenting groups and worked closely with parents of children who have experienced trauma in her roles as teacher, therapist and HSCL.

Nicola provides training in the area of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for teachers and school staff. She also provides parenting support to parents of both young children and adolescents.

Course Properties

Course Date 20-09-2021 6:30 pm
Course End Date 20-09-2021 7:30 pm
Capacity 45
Available place 28
Individual Price €10.00
Speaker Nicola Culloty
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Location Online
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  • 1st Floor,
  • Marshal House,
  • Dooradoyle Road,
  • Limerick
  • V94 HAC4

Limerick Education Centre

  • 061 585060
  • info@lec.ie

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Weekend Closed

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