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High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults (Dec 03, 2019)
Dec 03, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Ontario, California
High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 03, 2019 at Ontario Gateway Hotel, Ontario, California, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • School Administrators • Special Education Teachers • General Education Teachers • School-based Personnel • Social Workers • Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Behavioral Intervention Specialists • Psychologists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Educational Paraprofessionals • Nurses • Youth Leaders • Probation Officers • Other helping professionals who work with children/adolescents/young adultsCourse Description: This intensive, full-day seminar provides proven intervention strategies, essential treatment tools, and behavioral techniques to help you analyze behaviors and actions, identify consequences for behaviors, and teach new skills to children, adolescents and young adults with high-functioning autism (HFA). Walk away with practical intervention techniques for social success, behavior changes and overcoming challenging co-occurring behaviors that deliver success through adulthood. The challenging co-occurring issues to be addressed are: • Social skills • Sensory • Depression • ADHD • Psychotropic medications • Communication • Anxiety/Rigidity • Meltdowns • OCD • Non-compliance Gain valuable insight into common psychotropic medications, including both the helpful effects and potentially problematic side effects, that these individuals are prescribed. We will explore HFA and the new DSM-5® diagnosis of Social-Pragmatic Communication Disorder. You will receive the necessary tools to gain effective collaboration between clinicians, educators and parents. Through case studies, video clips and class participation you will leave this seminar with the confidence to identify actions that cause impediments in change, utilize more successful consequences for behaviors, and teach new skills to children, adolescents, and young adults with HFA. Don’t just manage these individuals; provide interventions that can lead to successful independence into their adult years! Objectives: • Implement interventions to teach children/adolescents diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism (HFA) the skills to independently manage their own regulation, anxiety and fears. • Design effective strategies to approach transitions and routine life challenges for children/adolescents diagnosed with HFA. • Utilize specific interventions to improve long-term social-emotional success for children/adolescents diagnosed with HFA. • Suggest specific sensory-based calming techniques to reduce anxiety for children/adolescents diagnosed with HFA. • Recognize the potential side effects of psychotropic medication that can mimic or cause behavioral issues related to HFA. • Design specific behavioral interventions to reduce frequency, intensity and duration of difficult behaviors in children/adolescents with HFA.
Dec 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Ontario, California
100 Brain-Changing Mindfulness Techniques to Integrate Into Your Clinical Practice is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 06, 2019 at Ontario Gateway Hotel, Ontario, California, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Psychotherapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: Enhance your treatment plans for anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, bipolar disorder, sleep, pain, and stress with brain-changing mindfulness skills tailored to the problems your clients face each day. Attend this workshop and get detailed guidance on the hows, whys, and whens of incorporating core and advanced mindfulness skills into your clinical practice. Build your client education skills and improve therapeutic engagement with clear explanations regarding the neurobiology behind mindfulness. Interactive demonstrations and step-by-step instruction on specific interventions and exercises will give you the tools you need to treat a variety of disorders and populations. And the opportunity to practice under the direction of our instructor will boost your confidence in using your new skills. Better still, you’ll walk away with a four-step process that ties it all together, making what you’ve learned immediately relevant to your own work with clients. Objectives: • Motivate clients to engage in treatment with understandable psychoeducational explanations regarding the research and practices associated with mindfulness. • Formulate treatment plans for anxiety that include mindfulness techniques that can be used to regulate the client’s arousal state. • Integrate mindfulness interventions into therapy that can help depressed clients manage negative thoughts and reduce the risk of relapse. • Articulate how mindfulness training can be used as an adjunctive therapy with evidence-based treatment to enhance attention in clients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). • Communicate how mindfulness-based approaches can help clients observe internal reactions and establish how this information can be used in the treatment of posttraumatic stress symptoms. • Instruct clients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) on the utilization of mindfulness skills that can facilitate disengagement from repetitive thoughts.