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100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
UI offers workshop to help children cope with stress Oct. 10-11 on
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit the program's
website at http://www.uiowa.edu/~ccp/
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.
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