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In-Service Trainings for Educators and School Staff
Presenter: Melissa J. Johnson, PhD
Date: TBD; Location: Institute for Girls’ Development.
Dr. Melissa Johnson combines her backgrounds in education and psychology to deliver relevant trainings on a variety of topics. These include (1) enhancing positive school climates for building social and emotional intelligence; (2) tools to decrease bullying and social cruelty while increasing pro-social behavior among students; (3) creating the contemplative classroom: using mindfulness to help students focus more, stress less, and connect better; (4) contemplative practices to help educators minimize burn out and maintain their joy in teaching; and (5) hardiness zones for girls: building environments and mentoring relationships that help girls thrive.Back to Course List