Promoting Mental Health in Young Children - Pyramid Model Training

Eickmeier #443

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 2/26/2020 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 2/11/2020 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Diane Eickmeier
Agency Assistant: Jen Lorenz 6087864840
Location: CESA #4
923 East Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669
Facility: Heritage A/B
2/25/2020 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM Lunch will be served at 11:30am.
2/26/2020 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM Lunch will be served at 11:30am.


  • 4K teachers, 5K teachers
  • 1st Grade teachers in a PBIS district
  • ECSE teachers
  • Therapists
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Child care teachers (age 3-6)
  • Head Start classroom teachers
  • RtI Interventionists
  • Elementary Principals
  • School Psychologists
  • PBIS Internal and External Coaches
  • SPED Directors

The Pyramid Model is an evidence-based framework for multi-leveled systems of support to promote social and emotional competence and reduce challenging behavior in children ages 3 to 8. The training content will focus on practical strategies for implementing trauma-sensitive teaching of social skills while providing supports to reduce challenging behavior. This content works. Learn more HERE!

Participants will:

  • Discuss the relationship between children’s social-emotional development and challenging behavior
  • Identify strategies for building nurturing relationships with children, families, and colleagues
  • Explain the importance of and strategies for supporting engagement of young children in learning activities
  • Describe strategies for giving clear instruction
  • Review how large– and small-group instruction can help support intentional teaching
  • Provide rationale for using descriptive feedback throughout the day with children
  • Identify methods for intentionally teaching emotional literacy
  • Explain the importance of and strategies for promoting the development of friendship in young children
  • Learn a self-regulation strategy for children and methods to intentionally teach this strategy to children
  • Learn problem-solving steps and methods to intentionally teach children to use these steps
  • Understand how to identify the “behavior equation” to create a “behavior support plan” that includes all elements necessary to reduce challenging behaviors
  • Practice using a problem-solving Routines Based Guide to plan interventions
Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event, unless otherwise stated in the event details. 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.

Dietary Restrictions: CESA #4 will make every attempt to accommodate dietary restrictrions as noted in a user's MyQuickReg profile; however, we encourage anyone with a dietary restriction or preference to bring food items in case the event menu cannot fully accommodate. Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.

Additional 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.