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Summer 2014 Offerings

Summer I 2014 session runs from May 12 - June 20.
Summer II 2014 session runs from June 23 - August 1.

Be sure to also check out our TEACH Butler Conference Workshops for more offerings!

 

Summer II 2014 Full Tuition

 

Targeting Unwanted Behaviors: What School Counselors Can Do - G1 Credit

ED 501-03 (1477) Limit 20 JH 170
July 12 & 19 Sat 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Munson, Aaron

This workshop will provide practical ideas and strategies to school counselors interested in the elementary/intermediate age group. Participants will experience completing a Functional Behavioral Assessment, learn about various screening documents, receive examples of behavior plans, and more.

Intended Audience: Counseling, Special Education

Assisting Grieving Children and Families - G1 Credit

ED 501-04 (1478) Limit 20 JH 170
July 29 & 31
August 9
Tues/Thurs
Sat
4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Braden, Carol

This workshop will teach techniques to assist the bereaved child.  You will explore normal vs. complicated grief behavior, grief styles, why children fail academically, isolate themselves and often use disruptive behaviors in the classroom.  You will learn developmental stages, grief reactions, communication tools, group processes and the facilitator's role in companioning children in their grief.  This course offers an option for interested participants in becoming a facilitator for Brooke's Place.

Intended Audience:  Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

Trauma Informed Care and the New Best Practices Movement - G1 Credit

ED 501-05 (1479) Limit 20 JH 172
July 12 & 19 Sat 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Gaff-Clark, Carla

This course will focus heavily on the client's perspective, and on techniques to use when working with them using the TIC paradigm.  We will start by getting accustomed to some of the terms, concepts and ideas that will flow freely.  We will not be looking at undoing all of the work we have done in the past when working with students and clients, but will look at adding another perspective.

Intended Audience:  Counseling, Special Education, Administration

Summer II 2014 Half Tuition

 

HANDS in Autism Summer Training Program (choose one session) - G3 Credit ($723.60 for 3 credits)

ED 503-50 (1462) Limit 18   
June 23 - 27 Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. HANDS in Autism
ED 503-51 (1463) Limit 18   
July 7 - 11 Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. HANDS in Autism
ED 503-52 (1464) Limit 18   
July 14 - 18 Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Interdisciplinary Training & Resource Center

The training is offered in a didactic format followed by trainer modeling, trainee practice, and trainer coaching and feedback to provide direct experience in working with individuals with autism and developmental disabilities.  The training curriculum focuses on a comprehensive model utilizing data driven decision making in assessing and programming for the individualized strengths of each child. The process of effective programming is emphasized from assessment to goal development, a comprehensive blending of research-based intervention strategies, and incorporating practical tools for every day application in minimizing behaviors and increasing skills.

Cost of program payable to HANDS in Autism is $1990/week.  Two or more people from the same school is $1690/week per person. 

Last assignment is due on August 8, 2014, so grades will not be issued until Fall 2014.  Follow-up training packet due September 19, 2014. 

Intended Audience:  Early/Middle Childhood, Middle/Secondary, Counseling, Administration, Special Education

Please contact Naomi Swiezy at nswiezy@iupui.edu, to register before enrolling with Butler to confirm your place in the workshop.

 

Playscape Exploration: Building Lifelong Learners - G1 Credit

ED 501-50 (1480) Limit 25  
July 8-10 Tues/Wed/Thurs 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Poropatic, Fran

For Preschool Teachers
Be inspired by what you see and do in our state-of-the-art preschool gallery, Playscape! Experience strategies you can use in your classroom influenced by Reggio Emilia and Montessori philosophies. Walk away with classroom books and a copy of the museum's Guide to Learning in Playscape. Learn techniques for facilitating object-based learning and powerful interactions in a classroom. On July 10, visit Bloomington's WonderLab to further explore these techniques.

Museum Fee:  $75

Museum Registration Deadline: July 1, 2014

Please Note: After registering with Butler University, students must also register with The Children's Museum at 317-334-4000 or register on line at the Professional Development Page of the website www.childrensmuseum.org.

Intended Audience: Early/Middle Childhood (Preschool)

 

Dinosaurs Galore Teacher Institute - G1 Credit

ED 501-51 (1482) Limit 25  Sycamore School
1750 W. 64th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260
July 15-17 Tues-Thurs 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Poropatic, Fran

For Teachers of Grades K-8

Explore the ways you can include the museum's dinosaur exhibits, including Leonardo: The Mummified Dinosaur, in your curriculum. Topics will include the process of fossilization, fossil recovery, and classification of dinosaurs. Participants will also have the opportunity to experience inquiry lessons connected to dinosaurs and talk with museum dinosaur experts.

Museum Fee:  $75

Museum Registration Deadline: July 8, 2014

Please Note: After registering with Butler University, students must also register with The Children's Museum at 317-334-4000 or register on line at the Professional Development Page of the website www.childrensmuseum.org.

Intended Audience: Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood

 

Fall 2014 Offerings

Fall semester runs from August 27-December 20.

Fall 2014 Full Tuition - $500 per credit hour

 

Helping Those Who Hurt                                                                                   G 1 Credit

ED 501-02 (4988) Limit 30 JH 170 Price: $500.00
Sept. 6 & 13 S 8 am- 4 pm Anderson, Julie

This workshop explores the growing concern of self-injury among middle and high school students. Discussion will include: self-injury as a maladaptive coping strategy, common characteristics and behaviors, creating an action response plan as a school counselor, techniques and tools to use within the school setting, supporting parents and friends of self-injurers, ethical considerations, and referring to outside resources.
Intended Audience
:
Counseling, Middle/Secondary (Grades 5-12)

 

Service Learning: Impacting Education By Our Time and Talent                                    G1 Credit

ED 501-03 (4989) Limit 20 JH 076 Price: $500.00
Sept. 9 & Oct 1 4-6 pm Additional Online Coursework & Service Learning Oliver, Brandie

Service learning provides a hands-on application of knowledge and skills to real life community needs.  This workshop has partnered with school communities in the greater Indianapolis area.  Students will choose from various experiences available during the course of the semester to prepare and facilitate the service learning activities in the schools.  By examining the four components of service learning, (1) Preparation, (2) Action, (3) Reflection, and (4) Demonstration, students will gain both the knowledge and skills to implement future service learning initiatives in their work.
Intended Audience:
Counseling and Administration

 

Practical Tools for Beginning High School Counselors                                        G1 Credit

ED 501-08 (4996) Limit 15 JH 172 Price: $500.00
Sept. 20 & 27 S 8 am-3:30 pm Salmon, Melba

Gain tangible skills that every school counselor needs to have without of years of on-the-job training.  Proven tools and tips to assist schooling counseling students and new school counselors impact student access from day one! Each participant will develop a toolkit of both academic and community-based resources to profoundly meet student needs!
Intended Audience:
 
Middle/Secondary, Counseling

 

8 Kinds of Smart:  Multiple Intelligences and Counseling                                 G1 Credit

ED501-04 (4990) Limit 15 JH 170 Price: $500.00
Oct. 18 & 25 S 8 am- 4 pm Anderson, Julie

This workshop incorporates the theory of multiple intelligences into school counseling sessions and will combine lecture, small group discussion, and experiential demonstrations.
Intended Audience
: Middle/Secondary, Counseling, Special Education


Assisting Grieving Children and Families                                                           G 1 Credit 

ED 501-05 (4991) Limit 20 Price: $500.00 Braden, Carol
Oct. 29 & 30 W, R 4:30-9:00 pm JH 083
Nov. 8 S 8 am 0 4:30 pm JH 170

This workshop will teach techniques to assist the bereaved child.  You will explore normal vs. complicated grief behavior, grief styles, why children fail academically, isolate themselves and often use disruptive behaviors in the classroom.  You will learn developmental stages, grief reactions, communication tools, group processes and the facilitator's role in companioning children in their grief.  This course offers an option for interested participants in becoming a facilitator for Brooke's Place.
Intended Audience:
  Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

 

Inspire Me!  Staying Motivated and Stressless!                                                 G1 Credit

ED 501-06 (4992) Limit 25 JH 172 Price: $500.00
Nov. 15 & 22 S 8 am- 4 pm Anderson, Julie

There's a lot of resources out there that focus on motivating students, but what about us?  Sometimes we need a few tools in our toolboxes to motivate ourselves? This experiential workshop will provide participants with a plethora of ideas and activities to motivate and reduce stress.  Class combines lecture and experiential elements.
Intended Audience:
Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

 

Monster on the Inside Track (family addictions)                                                            G1 Credit

ED 501-07 (4993) Limit 20 JH 170 Price: $500.00
Dec. 6 & 13 S 8 am - 4 pm Gaff-Clark, Carla

Children growing up in homes where a chemical addiction is at the heart of the family, have their personalities shaped by the very "Monster" that has a hold on their parent(s).  We'll look at the basic personality struggles these children go through and what it takes to assist them.
Intended Audience:
  Counseling, Middle/Secondary