Strengthen Executive Function with 20 Brain Coaching & Cognitive-Motor Activities to Improve Self-Regulation, Attention, Memory and Response Inhibition in Children and Adolescents

Workshop #1 & 4

Presented by Lynne Kenney, Psy.D.

Live Streaming on November 25, 2024


6 Hours | Pre-approved for CEU’s


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This workshop is part of The Vancouver Conference on Behavioural, Developmental & Emotional Challenges with Children & Adolescents

This workshop will be live streaming to online participants on November 25, 2024 from 8:30am – 4:00pm (Vancouver, BC)
Please adjust your start time according to your specific time zone. 

Recorded footage and all course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until December 28, 2024. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances.
Please allow 5 – 7 business days after the course airs for recorded footage to become available.

Registration will close on November 24, 2024. 

Workshops #1 & 4: Strengthen Executive Function with 20 Brain Coaching & Cognitive-Motor Activities to Improve Self-Regulation, Attention, Memory and Response Inhibition in Children and Adolescents | PRESENTED BY Lynne Kenney, Psy.D.

In this dynamic and interactive 6-hour workshop, participants will delve into the fascinating realm of executive function skills and their pivotal role in academic achievement and lifelong success. Led by renowned pediatric psychologist and international educator, Dr. Lynne Kenney, this workshop will explore cutting-edge research from neuroscience, kinesiology, cognitive science, and neuroeducation.

Embark on a transformative journey that integrates research-based tools and activities into your educational practice, empowering you to enhance cognition, foster learning, and cultivate confident, self-regulated thinkers. Dress comfortably and be prepared to move and learn with enthusiasm, as we embark on this exciting exploration of executive function skills and cognitive-motor activities.

  • Understanding the Biological Foundations: Gain insights into the biological precursors to executive function, self-regulation, and learning, and how these skills influence academic achievement and overall well-being.
  • Navigating Co-Existing Diagnoses: Explore the meaningful overlap of co-existing diagnoses such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, and ADHD, from a data-based perspective, to better support diverse learners.
  • Differentiating Self-Regulation and Response Inhibition: Learn to distinguish between self-regulation, self-control, and response inhibition, and discover strategies to nurture these essential skills in children.
  • Facilitating Cognitive Conversations: Acquire techniques to engage in the “cognitive conversation” with students, fostering awareness and understanding of executive function skills such as self-control, attention, and memory.
  • Engaging Executive Function through Cognitive-Motor Activities: Explore the CogniSuite™ of coordinative rhythmic beat-based motor movements, designed to activate neural networks associated with attention, memory, and self-control.
  • Practicing Stress Regulation Techniques: Practice cognitive-movement strategies to help children transition from a stress response to an alert state of calm, fostering an optimal learning environment.
  • Experiencing a Range of Cognitive-Motor Activities: Engage in various cognitive-motor activities including marching, drumming, ball exercises, dance routines, desk-based movements, and beanbag work, to promote thinking skills and self-regulation.

Education and Clinical Professionals: All education and mental health or healthcare professionals who work with children or youth including, but not limited to K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors, Learning Assistance/Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers • All other professionals who support behavioural challenges and complex learning needs including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers and Community Police Officers.

Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of classroom cognitive-physical activity programs for students in grades K-8. Dr. Kenney develops curriculum, programming, and activities to improve children’s cognition through coordinative cognitive-motor movement, executive function skill-building strategies, and social-emotional learning.

Dr. Kenney’s most recent educational program is CogniMoves® a universal Tier I MTSS cognitive-motor movement program, co-developed with Benjamin S. Bunney, MD, Former Chairman Department of Psychiatry at Yale University. CogniMoves® is designed to strengthen executive function skills in K-3 students.

Dr. Kenney is a pediatric psychologist on the Language & Cognition Team at Wellington-Alexander Center for the Treatment of Dyslexia, Scottsdale, Arizona. She has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. As an international educator, researcher, and author, Dr. Kenney is dedicated to improving the trajectory of children’s learning, particularly in high-need, under-resourced communities.

Dr. Kenney’s books include Brain Primers, 2020 (Kuczala & Kenney); 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior (Kenney & Comizio, 2016);  the Social-Emotional Literacy program, Bloom Your Room™; Musical Thinking™; and Bloom: 50 things to say, think and do with anxious, angry and over-the-top-kids (Kenney & Young, 2015). My Attention Engine: An executive function skill activity book for teachers, parents, and children is slated for 2023.

Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service with national organizations including the Neurological Health Foundation, Head Start,, HandsOn Phoenix, SparkPE, the First Nations in Canada, and Points of Light (Generation On) Dr. Kenney values working with Title I Schools.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual 1 Day Enrollment$269.00N/A
Individual 2 Day Enrollment$469.00N/A
Individual 3 Day Enrollment$669.00N/A
Full-Time Student$609.00N/A

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