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High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults - Youngstown
Jan 31, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Youngstown, Ohio
High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 31, 2020 at Holiday Inn Youngstown Boardman, Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Youngstown, Ohio
Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School: Smart but Scattered is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 24, 2020 at Holiday Inn Youngstown Boardman, Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • School Psychologists • School Social Workers • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Children who have deficient executive skills often have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments and forget to hand in homework. They make careless mistakes, put off work until the last minute and have no sense of time urgency. Workspaces are disorganized and teachers often refer to their backpacks or lockers as “black holes.” Often considered chronic underachievers, these children are at risk for academic failure as well as emotional and behavioral difficulties. Dr. Dawson, co-author of the best-selling books Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, 2nd Ed. (2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (2013, Guilford) uses case examples along with interactive discussion to demonstrate how the executive skills manifest in daily home and school activities. Learn how to assess these skills and take home evidence-based strategies to help children and adolescents overcome executive skills weaknesses. Leave this seminar with a set of tools that includes strategies for task/environmental modifications, skill development through cognitive/behavioral techniques and creation of incentive systems. You will be able to give teachers and parents a means for developing and improving the following: • organization • time management • impulse control • goal-directed persistence • executive skills critical for independent functioning Objectives: • Determine the neurological processes involved with executive skill development in both neurotypical children and those with executive dysfunction, such as ADHD. • Differentiate between a variety of formal and informal executive function assessments. • Develop environmental modifications to support weak executive skills at home and school. • Design student-centered interventions that target problem scenarios associated with executive skills deficits. • Utilize coaching methods that support executive skills development to improve school performance. • Construct effective protocols for teaching specific executive skills, including working memory, cognitive flexibility, and inhibitory control.
Mar 20, 2020 | CME 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Youngstown, Ohio
Art Therapy: Creative Interventions for Kids with Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 20, 2020 at Holiday Inn Youngstown Boardman, Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Psychiatrists • School Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • School Counselors • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Educators • Speech-Language Pathologists • Creative Arts Therapists Course Description: Do you have clients who are stuck, repeating the same patterns over and over and you feel like you’re powerless to help them? You know, the ones who repeatedly refuse to listen and don’t stop to think before they act. Or those who refuse to take responsibility for their behaviors and constantly pass blame onto others. Do they leave you feeling stagnant and burnt out in your practice? Do you work with challenging children, teens and families who seem absolutely resistant to every intention you offer? Let me help you, like I have helped other therapists Attend this seminar and learn new innovative interventions to help even your most resistant clients become unstuck. Your day will consist of creative, interactive, hands-on training that will re-energize your work. You will leave with fresh new art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients. Objectives: • Explore art therapy directives to immediately implement into therapy practice to help children regulate their emotions and behavior. • Consider the ethical implications and clinical limitations of using selected art therapy in clinical practice. • Determine the stages of a child's normative development, and identify the indicators suggesting a need for additional clinical support. • Summarize the benefits of utilizing an art therapy approach in assessment, diagnosis, and clinical treatment of mental health disorders. • Develop a plan for introducing art into clinical practice for treatment resistant and challenging children and families. • Determine the neurobiological implications of using art therapy among clients with various diagnoses.