BEMIDJI: Executive Functioning Strategies Workshop

Bemidji MN, 56601

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BEMIDJI: Executive Functioning Strategies Workshop
  • Providing District: Regions 1 and 2
  • Campus:
  • Room/Building: Lakeside Rooms
  • Fee: $40
  • Lunch/Dinner: Lunch is included
  • Event Date:: April 30, 2019, 3 a.m.
  • Occupancy 0
  • Facilitator: Nicole Eck


Registration: 8-8:30

Workshop: 8:30-3:30

Target Audience:

K-12 Speech and Language Pathologists, Special Education Teachers,

Classroom Teachers, School Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors.


Major Topics to be Addressed:

  • Executive Function Skills Defined
  • Executive Dysfunction Defined
  • Self-Regulation, Situational Awareness, and Self talk the Goal; to develop and initiate a plan
  • Time Management
  • Space Makeover
  • Teaching students to shift, make transitions and manage materials
  • Executive Function Skills in Academics
  • Using the Get Ready *Do*Done clinical model to improve Executive Function Skills

Learning Outcomes

  • State the functional working definition of what is meant by the term "executive function skills" as it pertains to therapeutic interventions
  • Define how situational awareness, self-talk, forethought and episodic memory are the foundational skills for successful task execution
  • Develop an intervention program to foster a student's ability to form more independent executive function skills by describing therapeutic activities to improve.
  • Situational awareness, self-talk, and forethought
  • Task planning, task initiation and transition within and between tasks
  • Active self-management of the factors related to the passage of time
  • Internal self-talk for initiating tasks
  • Organized thinking and speed of processing
  • Student management of materials
  • Space Makeover-organize the classroom to promote executive function skills


** Individual districts will be billed after the workshop. Cancellations must be received by 4:30 pm on 4/16/19 to qualify for a refund, after which all registrations are final and no refunds will be issued. 


** Cancelling or registration questions please contact: Sarah Finlayson at or at 218-751-6622

Nicole Eck