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UI offers workshop to help children cope with stress Oct. 10-11 on ICN

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Techniques for helping school-aged children deal with stress is the subject of a workshop offered by the University of Iowa Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11 at several Iowa sites using the state's fiber optics network.

(Hometown) is one of the sites where the counselor education workshop, "Stress and School-aged Children: Ideas for Educators and Parents," will be available on the Iowa Communications Network.

The course will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. The workshop provides one semester hour of graduate or undergraduate credit.

Tuition is $107 for undergraduate credit and $170 for graduate credit. Advance registration is required.

The workshop, sponsored by the UI Division of Continuing Education Off-Campus Courses and Programs, is designed to help teachers and parents explore theories and strategies in helping children cope with daily stress.

Richard Dustin, professor of counselor education, and Stewart Ehly, associate professor of psychological and quantitative foundations, both of the UI College of Education, will be the instructors for the workshop.

For more information, contact UI Off-Campus Courses and Programs,

116 International Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1802, (319) 335-2575 or 1-800-272-6430. Or email: Or visit the program's website at

If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodations in order to participate in this program, please contact Off-Campus Courses and Programs at (319) 335-2575 to discuss your needs.


EDITORS: Receipt of this release indicates one of the ICN sites is in or near your circulation or broadcast areas. Sites include Ankeny, Bettendorf, Calmar, Cedar Rapids, Corning, Council Bluffs, Estherville, Fort Dodge, Mason City, Ottumwa, Peosta, Sheldon, Sioux City, the University of Iowa, Waterloo, and West Burlington.

Information on specific ICN classroom locations will be provided to registrants.