Tuesday, September 15 - Tuesday, October 27
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
- Aisling Nebor
- Contact for program cost
Self-Regulation: Zones of Regulation
Join our OT to learn about and practice Self-Regulation skills in a virtual group format.
This is a 7-week camp that focuses on:
- Self-Regulation: The Zones of Regulation, and what zone your body is in
- Emotions, thoughts and feelings
- Managing emotions and building structure at home
- Understanding different perspectives
- Triggers that cause you to feel dysregulated
- Tools to help with your regulation
The Zones is a systematic, cognitive behavioral approach used to teach self-regulation by categorizing all the different ways we feel and states of alertness we experience into four concrete colored zones. The Zones framework provides strategies to teach students to become more aware of and independent in controlling their emotions and impulses, manage their sensory needs, and improve their ability to problem solve conflicts.
By addressing underlying deficits in emotional and sensory regulation, executive functioning, and social cognition, the framework is designed to help move students toward independent regulation. The Zones of Regulation incorporates Social Thinking® (www.socialthinking.com) concepts and numerous visuals to teach students to identify their feelings/level of alertness, understand how their behavior impacts those around them, and learn what tools they can use to manage their feelings and states.
In this Self-Regulation camp, we will learn all about how our body responds to ‘triggers’ and learn tools to get back to the “green zone” when we are dysregulated. Your child will work through activities designed by the Zones team to consolidate concepts that are taught, and you will learn strategies to generalize this knowledge to your home.
Dates of Camp:
September 15 – October 27: Tuesdays 4:45 – 5:45
November 4 – December 16: Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-788-7804.