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Treating Traumatic Stress in Kids: Sensory, Yoga & Mindfulness Techniques to Rewire the Young Brain (Jan 29, 2020)
Jan 29, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Wilmington, Delaware
Treating Traumatic Stress in Kids: Sensory, Yoga & Mindfulness Techniques to Rewire the Young Brain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 29, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Counselors • Social Workers • Educators • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Physical Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Anxiety, panic, inattention and stress are at epidemic proportion for our kids and teens, leaving them unable to play, learn and grow. Many kids feel disconnected, lonely, scared, sad and angry, left vulnerable to depression, anxiety, disconnection, and psychological and physiological challenges. Anxiety and fear are the grand hijackers of kids attention, focus and self-regulation. In this highly experiential seminar, we will dig deep into the most challenging diagnoses and behaviors including: • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) • Reactive Attachment Disorder • Anxiety, intense worry, fear • Sleeplessness • Tantrums • Aggression and angry outbursts • Withdrawal • School-avoidance • Impulsivity • Risk taking behaviors • and more … This integrative approach to yoga and mindfulness includes: • Sensory integration activities • Co-regulation mastery • Aromatherapy • Chair-based exercises • Cognitive behavioral approaches • Sensorimotor modalities Come experience each activity, gain specific language for how to modify it for kids, and discover how to weave it into your existing practice. Objectives: • Interpret trauma from a developmental and psychological perspective. • Support how sleep, eating and learning patterns are related to overall better function. • Evaluate how yoga and mindfulness exercises rewire the brain to become more connected. • Integrate mindfulness techniques to promote more focus, attention and awareness. • Establish how soothing the nervous system will promote engagement. • Construct effective plans to respond to resistance when sharing yoga and mindfulness with children. • Model skills for parents to implement at home for a better bond.
Motivational Interviewing: Clinical Interventions to Improve Engagement, Resolve Ambivalence & Elicit Behavior Change in Clients (Feb 06, 2020)
Feb 06, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Wilmington, Delaware
Motivational Interviewing: Clinical Interventions to Improve Engagement, Resolve Ambivalence & Elicit Behavior Change in Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 06, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals • Probation/Parole Officers Course Description: Are you frustrated with having the same client sessions over and over without any results? Perhaps you’re watching your clients struggle with addiction, anxiety, or other mental health challenges, and so far, you’ve been unable to empower them to make positive changes in their lives. You feel like you’re working harder than your client, and you’ve tried everything. You can make a significant, positive impact on your clients’ lives with Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing (MI) has emerged over the past three decades as a leading approach for addressing a core clinical concern – motivation. When mastered, this evidence-based approach is highly effective in motivating positive change. Better still, Motivational Interviewing can be used regardless of diagnosis and in conjunction with other treatment approaches. Join Kriss Haren, experienced motivational interviewing trainer, and she will teach you the skills you need to know in order to successfully help these clients. You’ll learn how the MI process works, how to help your clients resolve ambivalence about change, and how to effectively respond to resistance in clients. You’ll leave this seminar confident and with the strategies you need to treat your clients with depression, anxiety disorders, addictive behaviors and other clinical issues. By registering today, you can escape the pattern of struggling with clients, and instead evoke your clients’ own motivation to change. Objectives: • Correlate the relational and technical components that allow MI to improve clinical outcomes in a positive and supportive way. • Model how the four processes and OARS skills of MI help reduce ambivalence and produce change in clients. • Explore ways to elicit, recognize and respond to change talk to improve treatment outcomes. • Develop clinical strategies for working effectively with clients who are resistant to change. • Explain ways that MI can be integrated to enhance the effectiveness of other existing therapeutic approaches. • Choose how to effectively use MI to help alleviate symptoms of anxiety, depression and addictive behaviors
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors (Feb 12, 2020)
Feb 12, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Wilmington, Delaware
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 12, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware, 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 Objectives: • 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.