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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors - Cherry Hill
Contact Hours : 6.3 | CME : 6 | CEUs : 0.6

Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors - Cherry Hill

Feb 14, 2020 12:00 AM-12:00 AM   |   Cherry Hill, New Jersey  United States Of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
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Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 14, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 0.6 CEUs.

Target Audience:
• Counselors
• Social Workers
• Psychologists
• Psychotherapists
• Psychiatrists
• Therapists
• Marriage and Family Therapists
• Speech-Language Pathologists
• Teachers
• School Guidance Counselors
• Case Managers
• Nurses
• School Administrators
• Educational Paraprofessionals
• Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
• Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children

Course Description:
This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging child – the one who won’t sit still; doesn’t follow directions; often throws tantrums; or has difficulty waiting for their turn. They react impulsively and have difficulty expressing what they need or what is frustrating them. We know this child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their behavior doesn’t reflect these positive qualities. These are the children who confuse and frustrate parents and who overwhelm teachers and peers. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are dysregulated and unable to succeed socially and academically.

Join clinical psychologist Dr. Ehlert and learn how to effectively intervene with emotional and behavioral dysregulation using techniques that address the sensory, language and executive functioning processing deficits that trigger them. Through discussion and hands-on activities, you will learn how to create appropriate behavioral expectations and environments that will help children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders.

Intervene with proven emotional, behavioral and processing strategies that lead to succeed at home, school and with peers!

• Recognize the signs of underlying processing deficits that lead to dysregulation
• Strategies to improve self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion
• Strategies to reduce frequency and duration of behavioral and emotional outbursts
• Problem-solving strategies to create positive structure and expectations, positive coping and self-regulation
• Brain training exercises that will increase self-regulation

• Communicate how sensory, language, and executive skills impairments create fight/flight/freeze and defensive responses that lead to dysregulation and related behavioral issues in children.
• Select the appropriate intervention strategies to improve student skills including self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion.
• Employ behavior modification techniques and problem-solving strategies to diffuse students' escalated and oppositional behavior.
• Implement environmental strategies to accommodate children’s processing deficits and emotional regulation needs.
• Utilize problem-solving strategies to develop appropriate behavioral expectations and coping mechanisms for improved self-regulation skills in students.
• Apply cognitive restructuring strategies to reduce frequency, severity and duration of children’s behavioral and emotional outbursts.

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Venue Address

Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill
2349 Marlton Pike W, NJ-70
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States Of America

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