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How to Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., and Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., Authors, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Consultants
Sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing
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Developing emotional intelligence (EQ) in students is essential to preparing them for success in college, careers, and adult life. In this edWebinar, Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., and Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., talk about what emotional intelligence is and why and how you can build valuable EQ skills in your students. They review and demonstrate sample lessons and activities related to assessing students’ EQ strengths, improving emotion recognition and management, exercising self-control, using assertive communication skills, and implementing effective problem solving.
Central to Drs. Elias and Tobias’s approach to EQ instruction is flexibility and pragmatism, and the belief that any educator can use these activities to increase EQ proficiency even with limited time or resources. School counselors, teachers, psychologists, other student support professionals, and administrators working with grades 5–9 are invited to watch this record session. Learn effective, practical, research-based strategies for helping every student strengthen these important skills.
edWebinar Bonus: Attendees will receive 30% off plus free shipping on Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students, by Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., and Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., with offer code.
About the Presenters
Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D. is a professor and former director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University. He is also director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab, academic director of the Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service, and founding member of the Leadership Team for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Dr. Elias lectures nationally and internationally and devotes his research and writing to the areas of social-emotional and character development in children, schools, and families. He is a licensed psychologist and writes a blog on social-emotional and character development for the George Lucas Educational Foundation at www.edutopia.org. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Ellen, near their children and grandchildren.
Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D. is the director of the Center for Child & Family Development in Morristown, New Jersey. He has over thirty years of experience working with children, parents, families, and schools. Dr. Tobias feels a strong commitment to children’s social and emotional development and provides consultation to schools as a way of reaching many children, including those who are underserved in terms of their social and emotional needs. He has co-authored several books with Dr. Maurice Elias, including Emotionally Intelligent Parenting and Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teenagers. He has given lectures throughout the United States on topics related to parenting and children’s emotional development. Dr. Tobias lives in New Jersey.
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