25 years ago child mental illness was rare, and outdoor, unstructured rough and tumble play optimized child development and learning. Today - one in three children enter school developmentally delayed, one in four are obese, one in six have a diagnosed mental illness, and one in eleven are addicted to technology. Sedentary, isolated, neglected, and overstimulated, will the new millennium child survive?
Zone’in Workshops address the challenges of parenting and educating the New Millennium Child. Managing balance between critical factors for child growth and success with technology use is key. Workshop participants will receive:
Continuing education credits (CEU’s) available for both parent and educator/health provider workshops.
Foundation Series Workshops are available in the following format
Foundation Series Workshops are designed by Cris Rowan, occupational therapist, biologist, speaker and author, for parents, teachers, and health professionals to improve child development and learning. Research referenced and AOTA Approved, the Foundation Series Workshops are essential for any staff working with children.
Each of the Foundation Series Workshops has different frames of reference, learning outcomes and handouts. The following are a sample of some of the handouts used in the workshop series.
I was worried about using so much technology when teaching students, but didn’t kow how or where to draw the line. No one has ever put all the pieces of the puzzle together, and offered so much in the way of alternatives as this course. Thank you Cris!”Teacher