“Why did you say something so stupid?”
“I know they are laughing at me.”
“Why do people always talk about me?”
The way we think influences how we feel and how we behave. For students and adults who experience acting-in challenges, their internal narrator – or self-talk – is often telling them negative ideas that cause all kinds of discomfort.
Mike Paget, M.Ed. – an author, speaker, consultant and innovator of effective approaches for working with students with severe emotional and behavioral problems – discusses the importance of intentionally changing our thoughts.
Managing Thoughts is part of Acting-In Challenges – available in on-demand streaming video format via AccuTrain Courses. Mike discusses how to support students who experience acting-in challenges that cause significant internal distress – including anxiety, mood disorders and Asperger’s Syndrome. He shares proven strategies that educators can implement to build relationships with complicated students as they navigate the challenges of growing up. This 2-hour course is comprised of 15-minute or less modules – ideal for on-the-go, self-paced learning.