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Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: Practical Classroom Ideas for Emotional Processing
                  - Preventing and Dealing with Frustrations and Promoting Emotional Growth


This workshop will provide a brief look at some of the prevailing theories with regards to emotional processing and trauma informed care. The participant will gain practical knowledge of putting some of these theories into practice. Discover together several techniques that would make being at school easier for the child with special needs and create more calmness in the classroom in general. Calming techniques as well as techniques that would promote emotional growth would be discussed. The course participants will also learn a “meltdown recipe” that will be supportive of mental health for all and decrease frustration in the classroom.

Dates:15 Jun 2019 (Sat)
Time:9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue:Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium.
317 Outram Road
Singapore 169075
Speaker: Maude Le Roux

Maude is an Occupational Therapist with several years of field and supervisory experience in a variety of therapy fields. She started her career in the field of psychiatric conditions and transitioned over the years to develop a multi-modal practice in pediatrics. She started A Total Approach in 2002 and since then have become an international trainer in different areas of work. She has been appointed as one of the international training team leaders in the DIR / Floortime® Certificate process, as well as Tomatis Sound Therapy and Interactive Metronome. Maude has completed several courses in the practice of attachment and trauma informed care. She also serves on the board of ATTACH for the next 3 years. She designs her own live courses with regards to emotional processing and executive functioning. Maude works with a team of occupational therapists, speech language pathologists and Floortime therapists in her practice. She is well known for her experience and work with children who carry a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum, Attachment, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Dyslexia/ Learning Disabilities. Maude is a mentor to many therapists, including OT and DIR professionals internationally. She has presented at conferences in a variety of settings across the US and also internationally. She has co-authored the book, The Listening Journey, with Francoise Nicoloff, and her second book, Our Greatest Allies, is now available on Amazon.com. Her basic philosophy is that all children can learn, and that therapists are instrumental in finding out the “key” to each child. She enjoys empowering parents and therapists to do just that!

Course Outline
09.00 to 10.00am3 Theories of Emotional Processing
10.00 to 10.30amThe Dynamics of a Classroom
10.30 to 10.45amMorning Break
10.45 to 12.00pmEnvironmental Considerations
12.00 to 13.00pmLunch
13.00 to 14.45pmLab practice of different techniques
14.45 to 15.00pmAfternoon Break
15.00 to 16.00pmDiscussion of 10 problem scenarios in a classroom
16.00 to 17.00pmThe “Meltdown Recipe”
What to wear:

Casual clothing, we will be getting on the floor.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to :

  • Identify 3 theorists of today that is supportive in understanding the emotional world of children today.
  • Describe the impact that individual differences has on development and intrinsic motivation to participate and learn
  • List 10 different techniques, with lab experimentation and practice, that could be applied in the classroom
  • Identify core relational styles that would impact on the teacher-child relationship as well as therapist – teacher-child therapeutic alliance
Who Can Benefit?

Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Therapists, Psychologists, Nurses, Teachers, Classroom Assistants, Aides, Parents.

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$)
12 Apr 2019 380
Normal Till Full 420