Key Topics: Social Emotional Learning, PBIS & RTI, Superflex, Self-Regulation

Social Detective & Superflex Social Detective & Superflex
Instructor: Ryan Hendrix

Part 2 of this two-part series explores

  • The dos and don’ts of using Social Thinking® teaching materials
  • Strategies to develop an inner coach and identify the self-defeater inner voice
  • How to use the Superflex Curriculum in a mainstream classroom
  • Strategies for teaching social emotional self-regulation
  • Insight on what to do when kids outgrow the Social Detective and Superflex characters

 

Part 1 of this two-part series explains the critical scope and sequencing required to teach these materials and help your students, clients, and patients improve their social competencies for a lifetime. Learn how to modify this curriculum for use with older social learners.

 

3.5 hours of training and CE credit available for select professionals. For any special accommodations or assistance with resources email us.

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Part 2: Using Social Competencies to Navigate in the Social World

Series Name: Social Detective, Superflex®, and Friends Take On Social Emotional Learning: Teaching the Concepts with Fidelity

Please note that this course begins promptly at 9:00 am Pacific Time. In this second part of a two-part series, you will learn how to teach with fidelity the award-winning You are a Social Detective! and Superflex…A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum to boost social awareness and self-regulation. We continue to explore many different social thinking strategies for navigating in the social world. Learn how to teach Superflex in the mainstream classroom, in-person, or online. Discover the dos and don’ts when using Social Thinking® teaching materials.

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Detailed Description

Who should attend

This two-part series is filled with creative activities to help your students, clients, and patients move from being “Me” thinkers to “We” thinkers. Join us to explore core treatment* concepts you can use with social learners from K–12 and learn how lessons connect to academic standards. Our strategies can be used in the mainstream classroom to help everyone improve reading comprehension, written expression, conflict resolution, and work as part of a group. We also discuss the connections between the Social Thinking® Methodology and social emotional learning (SEL) programs, positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS), and response to intervention (RTI).


In Part 2: Using Social Competencies to Navigate in the Social World we continue our journey by exploring many different social thinking strategies, then put that knowledge and skill together to practice and learn more about navigating in the social world:


  • The dos and don’ts of using Social Thinking® teaching materials
  • Developing an inner coach and identifying the self-defeater inner voice
  • Activities and strategy ideas from interventionists that can be used and adapted for face to face or distance learning
  • How to use the Superflex Curriculum in a mainstream classroom
  • Strategies for teaching social emotional self-regulation
  • Using a power plan to support self-awareness, self-monitoring and self-control
  • Explore Unthinkable and Thinkable duos
  • What’s after Superflex? What to do when kids outgrow the Social Detective and Superflex characters

Course Content Disclosure: This course focuses on the use of Social Thinking’s books You are a Social Detective! and Superflex…A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum to teach social competencies. Our intention is NOT to market the products, but instead to demonstrate how to teach appropriate scope, sequence, and pacing of the curricula in the manner for which they were designed. Our hope is to increase the consistency and fidelity in the ways these concepts are taught.


*Treatment refers to using conceptual and strategy-based frameworks to help individuals improve their social competencies.


If you began your learning about this this topic with this course, please watch Part 1: Me in the Social World—It All Starts with Social Self-Awareness in the series to learn background information and other key lessons that require teaching prior to jumping to the lessons taught in Part 2.


Who Should Attend

The Social Thinking Methodology is used by a wide variety of professionals; including speech-language pathologists, special and general education teachers, social workers, counselors, clinical and school psychologists, occupational therapists, behavior specialists, and school administrators to name a few. It’s also used by family members and caregivers across settings.

About this Series

Social Detective, Superflex®, and Friends Take On Social Emotional Learning: Teaching the Concepts with Fidelity

This two-part series is packed with strategies and activities to help your students, clients, and patients learn more about the social world and how to navigate to self-regulate within it. Social Detective thinking, Superflex, and the Unthinkables are our backdrop for core treatment* concepts that support the social mind across the day, including academic standards.


Part 1: Me in the Social World—It All Starts with Social Self-Awareness

Part 2: Using Social Competencies to Navigate in the Social World


Throughout this series, we’ll break down the journey to better social self-regulation. Using practical and engaging strategies and activities, we start by learning more about how the social world works then how we work within it.


Series Content Disclosure: This course focuses on the use of Social Thinking’s books You are a Social Detective! and Superflex…A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum to teach social competencies. Our intention is NOT to market the products, but instead to demonstrate how to teach appropriate scope, sequence, and pacing of the curricula in the manner for which they were designed. Our hope is to increase the consistency and fidelity in the ways these concepts are taught.

Learning Objectives and Agenda

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how the Superflex Curriculum can be used to motivate social learning engagement, social problem solving, self-awareness, self-monitoring, and/or self-control.
  2. List two strategies to support self-monitoring and/or self-regulation.
  3. Explain how teaching social observation, interpretation, social problem solving, and self-regulation are aligned with academic standards (e.g., speaking and listening, reading literature, and writing).

Agenda

This agenda may change without notice.

  • 9:00-10:20
    • Explore strategies for some common Unthinkables and the Thinkable powers we can use to help support our flexible thinking
    • Explore the social-academic connection
  • 10:20–10:30 Break
  • 10:30–12:40
    • Connect skills and learning through a Power Plan to identify and defeat Unthinkables
    • Learn how to extend Superflex lessons for all students through PBIS.
    • Discover how to extend the same concepts through a new lens for middle and high school students
    • Q & A

Continuing Education Credit

3.5 hours toward CE credit, if applicable

Earn Continuing Education Credit

Click here to see detailed Continuing Education Information by Profession and by State

When you register as a Professional for a livestream or recorded event sponsored by Social Thinking (i.e., the conference has a dedicated page on our website) you gain access to CE credit at no additional cost. Find your profession below to learn about your CE options. Each course provides 3.5 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda as proof of participation. For information about CE credit offered by livestream or recorded events NOT sponsored by Social Thinking, please contact the sponsoring organization.


 

We are proud to provide access to continuing education credit for:


  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Educators
  • Social Workers (Approval Pending)
  • Counselors
  • Clinical and School Psychologists (Approval Pending)
  • ...and others!


Livestream Events Accessing Certificates of Attendance and/or CE certificate(s)
Immediately following the livestream course, an email will be sent with a questionnaire to verify your attendance. If you did, you will be asked to fill out the course evaluation. Upon submitting that back to our office, we will send a follow-up email providing you with further links to access Certificate of Attendance and CE certificates or forms. You will receive a separate email for each course day you registered to attend. An online form will be available to SLPs at that time to submit their ASHA info to claim ASHA CEUs.

 

 

Recorded Livestream Events Accessing Certificates of Attendance and/or CE certificate(s)
Following the expiration of the recording, we will send an email with a questionnaire. If you watched the recorded content, please fill out the questionnaire and survey. We will then send the follow-up email with the Certificate of Attendance. An online form will be available to SLPs at that time to submit their ASHA info to claim ASHA CEUs.


Remember, mental health professionals can only receive CE credit if they watched the live version of the courses (approval is pending). The recorded copy is not eligible for mental health CE credit.

 

 

Contact your licensing and/or certification organization
We are approved to offer access to CE credit in many instances. Because state requirements can change without notice, we recommend contacting your regulatory board or licensing organization to verify course approval to be 100% confident you can earn CE credit for our courses. Please note that licensing and/or certification organizations have varying requirements that must be fulfilled to earn CE credit for attending a continuing education event.


If your profession is not listed, we recommend you contact your licensing organization to determine whether they will approve our courses. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance and agenda for each course as proof of participation.

 

Click here to see detailed Continuing Education Information by Profession and by State

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