Nurturing Neurodivergent Students with Affirming, Strengths-Based Strategies and Supports

Live and Interactive Webinar via Zoom offered by the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice – There is a fee for this program. Information can be found by going to the link below.

3 CEUs (The Professional Development Program is licensed by the State of Illinois to provide continuing education to social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and clinical psychologists)

School-based social workers play a crucial role in supporting the emotional and behavioral well-being of neurodivergent learners. This workshop will empower attendees to embrace and celebrate the strengths of neurodivergent learners, equipping participants with the skills and knowledge needed to understand, advocate and support the unique needs of these students. 

Attendees will learn about affirming approaches designed to be inclusive of all learners, exploring creative strategies for overcoming barriers, promoting engagement, and creating a safe, welcoming, and equitable environment, improving emotional and behavioral outcomes for the neurodivergent students they serve.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will identify the concepts of neurodiversity-affirming practices and how it applies to the core values of social work practice. 
  2. Participants will inspect the top three barriers to engagement and participation for neurodivergent learners in a school-based setting.
  3. Participants will investigate strengths-based, affirming strategies for improving emotional and behavioral outcomes for neurodivergent students. 

Register for Nurturing Neurodivergent Students by May 15

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday May 17
  • Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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