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Multi-Tasking: Impact on Performance and Emotional Regulation

  • February 07, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • The Wolcott School, Chicago

Multi-Tasking: Impact on Performance and Emotional Regulation

Presented by Alyse Seigel and Tom Golebiewski

The workshop will:

  • Describes the brain’s architecture, it’s different regions and their functions;
  • Explores the impact of multitasking on performance;
  • Considers the effect of stress upon the brain and body;
  • Addresses the benefits of focused attention, emotional regulation and self awareness.

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Alyse Siegel, a Learning Behavior Specialist, has been supporting children, adolescents, and adults with learning differences in her private practice for over 30 years. She specializes in language-based learning issues and executive functioning. Prior to establishing her private practice, Alyse was a clinician at DePaul University’s Productive Learning Strategies Program supporting college students with learning differences. Additionally, her experience as a manual systems analyst at Children’s Memorial Hospital is reflected in her expertise in time management, organization, and strategic planning. She received her undergraduate degree in elementary education at Northern Illinois University and her master’s degree in Reading and Learning disabilities at DePaul University. Ms. Siegel is a member of Wolcott's founding Professional Advisory Council.

Dr. Thomas Golebiewski is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and private practitioner, and consultant at Wolcott School. He is currently teaching at Loyola University School of Social Work and has been an adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy. Having worked in schools for over 37 years, Dr. Golebiewski spent 26 years as Department Chair of Social Work at New Trier High School. He is also currently a Consultant at the Family Service of Glencoe where he supervises the Alternative to Family Violence Program, an intervention program for domestically violent men. He volunteers at the Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health Responder, is on the Board of Directors at A Safe Place, Lake County, Il, and is a member of Professional Advisory Committee that includes Erika's Lighthouse, the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute, and the Mental Health Association of the North Shore. Dr. Golebiewski received his BA and MSW from Loyola University in Chicago and PhD in Clinical Social Work from The Institute for Clinical Social Work.

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