Helping Children Cope: Putting Humpty Back Together Again! (CTLE eligible)

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As the nursery rhyme goes…”all the King’s horses and all the King’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again.” While that may be true, professionals and parents can by tipping the scale from vulnerability to strengths. This session will explore resiliency as an active ingredient to a life at peace with its past, content with its present and optimistic about the future. It offers field-tested strategies so every child can navigate stormy waters without capsizing and how to create safe harbors for those whose storms continue to crash their shores and toss them about in the surf.

Jeanine Fitzgerald

Jeanine Fitzgerald draws on more than 40 years of professional experience to empower teachers and parents. As a certified Human Behavior Consultant and Specialist, and owner of The Fitzgerald Institute of Lifelong Learning, Jeanine specializes in research-based strategies that maximize the fulfillment of a child’s potential and their implementation in “real life” settings. She understands the daily struggles of educators and parents and honors the “hero within” each individual she has the privilege to work alongside. As a speaker, consultant and master trainer, Jeanine has worked with thousands of children, professionals and parents across the country. As an author, Jeanine has published The Dance of Interaction and two national training programs entitled Education with Insight and Parenting with Insight. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her second book, Educating the Heart.