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20TRA679 Webinar Series - Using CBT Skills for School Staff

20TRA679 Webinar Series - Using CBT Skills for School Staff





DATE:       Thursdays - 26th of November, 3rd December, 10th December and 17th December 2020
TIME:        7pm to 8pm 
VENUE:    Online via Zoom

This Webinar is suitable for Primary or Post Primary Teachers, Special Needs Assistants, Principals and Deputy Principals.

This webinar Series will focus on in depth exploration of CBT techniques to help with stress, low-mood, anxieties and unhelpful thinking styles.

Topic areas

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Wellbeing
  • Neuroscience of Stress
  • CBT techniques

Primary Discussion Topics

Week One: Cognitive Techniques. Exploring unhelpful thinking styles, cognitive restructuring and other cognitive strategies to change negative thinking to more rational thinking.

Week Two: Behavioural Techniques. Exploring behavioural techniques to improve mood, enhance quality of life and change thinking patterns.

Week Three: The Mind Body Link -Relaxation and grounding exercises. Exploring the science behind the mind body link.

Week Four: Problem Solving strategies.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine CBT Skills in more detail.
  • Apply CBT Skills into daily lives.
  • Examine the efficacy of CBT to reduce stress and improve mood.

Bio Nicola Culloty B.Ed. M.A CBT


Nicola Culloty is a primary educator with twenty years experience working with disadvantaged communities. As Home School Community Liaison she formed an authentic and lasting partnership with parents from one of the most deprived areas in Ireland. Nicola has researched the Mental Health Needs of Traveller women and is passionate about helping others to gain a greater understanding of the barriers preventing engagement.

Nicola completed a Masters in CBT and is currently practising as a CBT therapist.  She is very experienced on the impact of trauma on both adults and children and is proficient in the techniques used to overcome and assist those living with mental health issues.

As a primary school teacher Nicola is very aware of the importance of caring for our teachers and indeed, teacher’s own self care. Nicola founded Full Circle CBT in 2020. She provides webinar and on site training to teachers, service providers and agencies. She is passionate about supporting teachers in how to mind
themselves in a profession where they are faced daily with children and indeed parents who are dealing with trauma. Nicola has a particular interest in teacher wellbeing and is very aware of the impact of stress on teachers in Ireland. 

Nicola has facilitated parenting groups and worked closely with parents of children who have experienced trauma in her roles as teacher, therapist and HSCL.

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Course Properties

Course date 26-11-2020 7:00 pm
Course End Date 17-12-2020
Registration Start Date 05-11-2020 9:00 am
Cut off date 26-11-2020 6:00 pm
Individual Price €30
Speaker Nicola Culloty
Number Hours 1.5
Location Online

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