**CANCELLED** (Portage) Addressing Anxiety Related Needs

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Assistant: Mary Devine (608) 786-4800
Location: CESA #5
626 E. Slifer
Portage, WI 53901
Facility: Meeting Room
10/25/2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Registration 8:30-9:00 am


(Portage) Addressing Anxiety Related Needs

Training 9:00 am-3:00 pm; Registration: 8:30-9:00 am

October 25, 2018
CESA #5;  626 E. Slifer Street
Portage, WI  53901
Contact: Lynn Verage, CESA #9
(715) 453-2141 x228;

Participants will learn:

  • About the neurology, prevalence and diagnostics of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders including the components and symptoms of anxiety as well as the anxiety sequence.
  • How to support students’ self-reported anxiety levels and use this data to guide interventions.
  • A variety of strategies to support anxiety both proactively and reactively for learners across the grade band and ability level.

About the presenter:
Jessica Nichols serves the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction as an Education Consultant on the Special Education Team. Her work supports students with autism, students with emotional behavioral disabilities, and student needs related to mental health and trauma. Jess has extensive experience supporting a variety of learners as a teacher, coach, consultant and trainer. She has a passion for early intervention and meaningful family engagement and is committed to promoting a deeper understanding of the myriad of factors impacting youth in Wisconsin’s public schools.

COST: $50.00 (Lunch and snacks are provided)


Registration or billing questions:
Mary Devine, CESA #4
(800) 514-3075;

Send payment to:
ATTN: Mary Devine
923 East Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669

PLEASE include and clearly define: Participant name, exact name of workshop, and date, with all checks or purchase orders. Thank you!

Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event. CESA #4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA #4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.

Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.

Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.