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Is your child struggling in school because of deficits in executive functioning (planning, working memory, attention, problem solving, verbal reasoning, inhibition, mental flexibility, multi-tasking, initiation, and monitoring of actions)?
Are you exhausted every night after spending hours helping your child with their homework?
Are you worried that your child may not make it through college because they can’t seem to get organized?
We have been hearing these concerns from our OCASG parents. Based on that need, OCASG is partnering with Educational Therapist, Karen Lerner, to offer an Online Executive Skills Workshop for students (ages 13-30) and their parents.
Student Sessions: (Sundays in October, 11am – 12pm)
10/2/22: Why you should care about Executive Functioning Strategies? Organization Strategies (time management, material management, prioritizing, planning)
10/9/22: Identifying what you want and then going for it. Goal-Directed Persistence and Advocacy
10/16/22: How can I get some positive control around here? Self-Regulation.
10/23/22: Mastering the process to achieve the product. Working Memory (Active reading, listening, studying, and planning)
10/30/22: Reading Comprehension and Written Expression
Students Sessions: $100 for members, $150 for non-members
About Karen Lerner
Karen works as an educational therapist, supporting students who have issues that can make schoolwork a challenge. Additionally, Karen works on methods to be more productive, less anxious, and more pro-active with studying, test-taking, getting work completed, and staying accountable.
Karen holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a master’s degree from New York University – both in dance. Teaching in dance departments at University of California, Irvine and Chapman University for a dozen years, Karen received a teaching credential and an education administration credential from UCI and a special education credential from Chapman University in preparation for a 21-year career as a teacher and school principal at The Prentice School. After obtaining an educational therapy certification from University of California, Riverside, she now works at both the UCI Child Development School and The College Blueprint in educational therapy.
Questions or Concerns
We are very excited to be offering this workshop. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org