ILLINOIS MASONIC STUDENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

our programs

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Masonic Student Assistance Program (Two Day Model)

Through a school-based early intervention approach, we work to enhance educators’ skills at identifying at-risk students. We work with administrators to develop an intervention team--or Core Team--to develop a plan to guide students towards school and community resources for support.



FEATURES

  • Intensive training for Educators.

  • Creation of an Intervention Team.

  • School-based early Intervention approach.

  • strategic planning.

  • Newman Stecher International certified instructors.

 

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS

Safe Schools: A School-wide Approach to Building a Caring Community

This is an interactive, high energy training workshop where administrators and staff will learn prevention and intervention strategies to assist in the reduction of bullying. With an aim on awareness, we seek to focus on concrete steps on how to confront the issues present in today’s schools.



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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Interactive and high energy training.

  • Prevention & Intervention Strategies.

  • A directive approach.

  • One day program

  • Newman Stecher International certified instructors

 

Leveraging Cultural Differences to Promote Diversity and Equality (one day workshop)

This workshop is designed to address our attitudes in regards to diversity, tolerance, and cultural awareness. Our main goals are to encourage social responsibility through service, learning from the past while creating a community that cultivates love and respect, and the appreciation of our cultural differences.





highlights

  • Intensive training for Educators.

  • Encourages Social Responsibility.

  • Cultural awareness.

  • One day Program

  • Newman Stecher International certified instructors

Child/Adolescent Depression and Suicide Prevention

Participants in this workshop will learn about, explore, and plan effective depression and suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention strategies to be brought back to their own school districts.





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FEATURES

  • Intensive training for Educators.

  • How to deal with depression & Suicide prevention

  • Interventions and post-intervention Strategies.

  • Partnership with the school districts.

  • Newman Stecher International certified instructors

 

The Art of Communication: Body Language and Other Essential Skills

Effective communication is imperative when cultivating relationships and healthy interactions. Though the effort can be taxing, this workshop will grant skills that will last a lifetime. Participants will learn about the Super Six, accurate interpretation, and learning styles.





HIGHLIGHTS

  • Interactive and high energy training.

  • pedagogical and psychological skills for lifetime.

  • One day program

  • Super Six, Accurate Interpretation and Learning Styles.

 

Teacher Institute Day Program

Administrators and staff can choose from the other one day workshops for an Institute Day program. Administrators who participate may also earn credits from the Illinois State Board of Education.







FEATURES

  • Choice of any “one day” workshop.

  • Credits from the Illinois State Board of Education

  • Partnership with the school districts.

  • Newman Stecher International certified instructors