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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed (Jan 15, 2020)
Contact Hours : 6.3

Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed (Jan 15, 2020)

Jan 15, 2020 12:00 AM-12:00 AM   |   Kenosha, Wisconsin  United States of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
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Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 15, 2020 at Stella Hotel & Ballroom, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education.

Target Audience:
• Speech-Language Pathologists
• Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
• Teachers & Paraprofessionals
• School Counselors
• School Psychologists
• School Administrators
• School Social Workers
• Marriage & Family Therapists
• Nurses
• Occupational Therapists
• Occupational Therapy Assistants
• Addiction Professionals
• Probation Officers
• All professionals working in child care settings, therapy settings, treatment programs, hospitals, juvenile justice facilities, foster care, and more

Course Description:
Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, Sophia Ansari, LPCC, and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as: 
• Anger and outbursts
• Cutting and self-injury
• Defiance
• Impulsivity
• Sensory issues
• Meltdowns and tantrums
• Obsessive compulsive
• Truancy
• Rigidity
• Electronic addiction

Through case studies, video clips and dynamic class discussion you will learn: 
• 30 second teacher strategies to manage challenging and disruptive behaviors
• New ways to reduce the costs of out-of-district placements
• How to engage students in class, increase productivity and reduce truancy
• Behavioral assessments and strategies for the IEP team
• Side-effects of common psychotropic medications
• How skill deficits from mental health conditions create behavioral difficulties
• Characteristics of at-risk students’ mental health problems
• Strategies to gain collaboration with clinicians

Objectives:
• Articulate how behavioral-driven choices differ from mental health-driven behaviors and characterize how these differences inform your choice of intervention.
• Communicate the effective uses of medications and potential side effects that can appear as misbehaviors.
• Implement various school-based strategies, used in collaboration with community clinicians, to intervene when behavioral issues arise from mental health conditions.
• Determine effective positive behavior support strategies to successfully discipline the special needs child.
• Discriminate how IDEA relates to mental health issues and discipline.
• Apply communication techniques that create a climate for success inside and outside the classroom.

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Stella Hotel & Ballroom
5706 8th Ave
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America

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