We all have times where our emotions take us on a roller coaster ride. Young children must develop the skill of healthy emotional regulation. Understanding the impact of big feelings on little kids can be challenging. Learn how to incorporate conversations and teaching about emotions in the classroom. Learn about the wide range of amazing, beautiful, and sometimes overwhelming emotions that God created. This session will provide practical resources to use in the classroom with children of all ages. Session resources will include tips that address specific issues facing teachers in a post-pandemic world.Licensing Standard 746.1309 b.1, f.11 (Child Growth & Development; Attachment & Responsive Caregiving)
Dr. Melissa Ewing serves as an adjunct professor of Psychology at Dallas Baptist University as well as a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. She has served as the Children’s Minister over birth through fifth grade and then the Marriage and Family Minister at First Baptist Church of McKinney. She has a Masters of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Texas. She specialized in children and families studies, and throughout her career has also provided counseling and pastoral care to hurting children and families. Dr. Ewing and her husband have three adult children.
Trainer Criteria (a.4,5) of Minimum Standard 746.1317