2023 Safe and Supportive Learning Environments: Prevention Before the Crisis Summit

33. Feel Your Best Self: A Toolkit to Strengthen Emotional Well-Being

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Session Dates

Thursday August 17, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL

This presentation shares the development and implementation of Feel Your Best Self (FYBS), a new FREE toolkit that offers 12 simple, evidence-informed emotion- focused coping strategies to help strengthen emotional well-being for elementary- aged children. FYBS incorporates puppetry and allows for flexible implementation. Participants will learn about the toolkit and how to use it, and they will make plans for when, where, and how to use it in their setting.

Target Audience

Suggested participants include the following:

  • Administrators
  • Educators, including early childhood educators
  • Behavioral specialists (school counselors, school psychologists, special educators)
  • Behavioral and mental health providers
  • Emotional Support teachers
  • Emotional Support paraprofessionals
  • Parents/families

Topics Covered: Behavior

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2251, or trife@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:



Dr. Emily Iovino

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Chanda Telleen

Additional Info

A list of nearby hotel locations can be found here: PaTTAN Central Information
Note: You are responsible for securing and paying for your own lodging. Room blocks with discounted rates have not been reserved.