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Oppositional, Explosive and Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Intervening Before, During and After a Meltdown (Jan 27, 2020)
Jan 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Grand Junction, Colorado
Oppositional, Explosive and Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Intervening Before, During and After a Meltdown is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 27, 2020 at Courtyard by Marriott Grand Junction, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Educators • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Social Workers • School Psychologists • School Guidance Counselors • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Do you work with students who exhibit explosive behaviors that interfere with their ability to effectively and efficiently navigate their environment? They appear willful, obnoxious, over reactive, and unfeeling. They lose control of their ability to cope or regulate their behavior, which can send them spiraling into a gut wrenching meltdown. Join expert Kathy Morris, M.Ed., B.S., and learn proven strategies and techniques to help students with ADHD, ODD, autism, executive functioning, learning disabilities, anxiety and depression de-escalate before a full blown meltdown ensues, developing self-control and self-management skills to prevent future meltdowns and learn appropriate/replacement behaviors. Dozens of strategies will be taught through dynamic video case examples and demonstrations. “Teach them in the way they learn” will be a mantra throughout the seminar. Walk away with these interventions and more: • Breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills • Surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety • Video modeling and role playing to improve social/emotional communication • First person stories and visual cues to promote positive behavior • Visual cues, music and software designed to increase attention and focus • Social stories, social scripts and emotions charts to develop self-regulation • SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to target challenging behaviors Objectives: • Discriminate functions of behavior during a tantrum vs. meltdown. • Illustrate the connections and breakdowns between communication, social skills and behaviors. • Employ a breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills. • Design optimal classroom structure to prevent overstimulation and sensory breakdowns. • Employ SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to prevent, intervene or consequate targeted behaviors. • Utilize surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety.