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CME : 6.25

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors (Feb 21, 2018)

Feb 21 - 21, 2018   |   Lake County, Indiana  United States of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
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Conference Summary

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 21, 2018 at Avalon Manor Banquet Center, Merrillville, Indiana, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists Teachers, School Guidance Counselors, Case Managers, Nurses, School Administrators, Educational Paraprofessionals, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credits.

Course Description :
Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger's, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your clients' most challenging behaviors including :
• Tantrums.
• Running out/away.
• Noncompliance.
• Nagging.
• Refusing to work/help.
• Yelling/screaming.
• Bullying.
• Panic/anxiety reactions.
• Lack of follow through.
• Not following directions.

You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Scott Walls is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action-oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.

Course Objectives are :
• Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents.
• Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth.
• Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes & psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment.
• Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach.
• Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents.
• Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


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Contact No. (800) 844-8260

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Venue Address

Avalon Manor Banquet Center
3350 E Lincoln Highway, Merrillville
Lake County, Indiana, United States of America

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