Teaching Children To Take Responsibility for Their Schoolwork

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Presenter:  Adina Soclof, MS CCC-SLP
Modern children are under a tremendous amount of pressure to succeed at school. Children who are struggling academically are working at a great disadvantage. Clinicians need to learn new techniques that can help support, motivate and encourage these students without enabling them. Clinicians can learn to help children develop academic skills that are self-directed relieving the pressure. Clinicians can offer support and teach these techniques to parent, so that they to can help children develop positive attitudes about their academic capabilities.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Learned Helplessness
  • List techniques to help parents motivate their children to learn
  • Distinguish between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset
  • Discuss ways to promote solution oriented thinking in our young clients
About Adina: Adina Soclof is the Director of Parent Outreach for A+ Learning and Development Centers facilitating "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" workshops. Adina is the founder of ParentingSimply.com a division of A+ Learning and Development Centers. You can reach her and check out her website at www.parentingsimply.com

Adina, received her master’s degree from Hunter College in New York in Communication Sciences. Adina worked as a Speech Pathologist in preschools for the developmentally disabled in the New York area before staying home full time with her family.

Adina reentered the workforce as a Parent Educator for Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau facilitating “How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk” workshops as well as workshops based on “Siblings Without Rivalry” and “Raising a Spirited Child”. She has been featured at numerous nonprofit organizations and private schools in Cleveland. Adina developed TEAM Communication Ventures and conducts parenting, teacher and clinician workshops via telephone nationwide.
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline: 

10 minutes: Help parents foster of love of learning at home

10 minutes: Help children recognize their strengths

25 minutes: Help children develop a growth mindset

15 minutes: Asking questions to help develop responsible thinking in children

Disclosure Statement: 
Financial: Adina Soclof is a speaker for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receive royalty payments.
Non Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists 
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