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Siris Rivas-Verdejo provides parent workshops, staff trainings and online classes to educate and empower parents, educators and therapists on key concepts, dynamic tools and resources in order to create more possibilities for present and future generations. 

More about the facilitator HERE

Staff Development Presentations & Workshops

Ongoing professional development presentations and parent workshops are tailored to the needs of the organization and audience.

Possible Topics:
  • Speech & Language Development

  • Pre-literacy & Pre-Academic Skills

  • Social-Emotional Development

  • Team Work and Team Building

  • Communication Systems in Multidisciplinary Teams

  • Working with Linguistically & Culturally Diverse Populations      

  • Language Enrichment Activities for the Home & Classroom        

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Identifying & Supporting Children with Special Needs

  • Working with Bilingual Children

  • Bilingual Sound & Language Acquisition​

  • Self-Care for the Benefit of All in Work Place

  • Effective Communication and Collaboration with Parents

  • Feeding Issues in Children

  • Behavior Interventions and Strategies

Siris provides:

  • Handouts

  • Movement-based and role play activities which illustrate the ideas and tools to give participants a chance to play around with the tools and get feedback from me and each other on what works and what could be changed to be more effective.

  • Holistic, patient/student/client-focused and routines-based approach

  • Simple, pragmatic tools

  •  Multimedia resources (e.g., videos, handouts, exercises, books, social media)

  • Time for Questions and Feedback

  • Continued availability to staff after training to discuss questions and concerns

Other Considerations: 

  • Virtual trainings/workshops available

  • $225 USD/hour or a day rate can be negotiated for all-day or multi-day trainings

  • When out of state travel is requested, a per diem of $50/day, airfare and accommodations at a hotel nearby with transportation to and from presentation location will be added to the cost. 

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