Ask the Expert: Student Goal Setting | The How And Why For Parents & Teachers Ask The Expert
Original Air Date May 6, 2021 | 5:30 PM, EST
Cindy Goldrich Ed. M., ADHD-CCSP
Students, especially those with ADHD/Executive Function Challenges often have dreams and desires, but no concrete plan to make these wishes a reality. Setting meaningful goals is an impactful way for students to develop and improve Self-Regulation skills. In addition, research shows that when students set goals and work toward them, not only do they perform better, but they experience less stress and anxiety and they are happier and more satisfied with their lives. This webinar will help students, parents, and educators to know and to teach both the value and the process of setting in addition to monitoring and achieving their goals. Participants will gain specific strategies for engagement in meaningful conversations around goal setting, establish a process for choosing realistic goals, and setting the pathway for planning and monitoring the goals.
- Set timely, relevant, and achievable priorities.
- Write meaningful and impactful goals.
- Learn strategies to stay connected to your goals and adjust, as necessary.
- Explore visualizing and concretizing your goals.
Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP, is a mental health professional, certified ADHD Coach, and teacher trainer. Founder of PTS Coaching, LLC, Cindy is a leading authority on parenting and teaching children with ADHD, Executive Function, and Learning Disabilities. She coaches parents, provides professional development for school districts and trains professionals to become ADHD/EF/LD Parent Coaches. Author of 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD, a concise, easy-to-read “crash course” for parents of children with ADHD based on her CalmConnected coaching model. Her highly acclaimed CALM and CONNECTED© parenting workshop series provides a comprehensive, sequential approach to reducing the conflict and chaos often present in families. Cindy has established a reputation as a gifted and compassionate Coach and Trainer. She approaches ADHD as a neurobiological difference with challenges, rather than a deficit or disorder. PTS Coaching, LLC, provides parents and educators with tools and support to address issues such as enabling vs. supporting behaviors, creating motivation, reducing defiance and non-compliance, improving time management, organization, and emotional regulation.