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Supporting Your Child's EQ (Emotional Intelligence) Through Showing Your Own:

About the Training
We all want our children to grow up to be happy, healthy people with positive relationships and great coping skills. But did you know that the best way to do that is by modeling the necessary skills yourself? Learn how to be an effective emotional coach for your child to help them better be able to recognize their emotions, label and talk about those emotions and discover successful problem solving strategies. Whether your child is 5 or 15, the emotional coaching process involves the same few steps that can help both you and your child grow emotional intelligence!
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About the presenter

Lisa Combs, M.A. Special Education, CAS

has played many roles in the education field over 30 years: intervention specialist, administrator, author, consultant, job embedded instructional/behavioral coach, national presenter, adjunct university instructor, and certified autism specialist. She has authored two books on autism intervention through AAPC publishing company. She is also the author of the popular "Best Friend Books" social-emotional children's books series, and conducts social emotional workshops for students, school staff and community groups. She has her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in Special Education and graduate level training in supervision and applied behavioral analysis. 

As a founding member of the Miami Valley Autism Coaching Team, she coached thousands of educators supporting students with autism and other complex disabilities. She also has extensive experience coaching educational teams in positive behavioral intervention and support, co-teaching, differentiation of instruction, and universal design for learning. She enjoys training special education paraprofessionals as well, with the sincere belief that they are critical members of the educational team. She is a passionate advocate of public education and she takes pride in developing trusting relationships with educators to help them identify their strengths and challenges, enhance their professional growth, and inspire them to achieve the best possible outcomes for themselves and their students!