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High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults (Jan 31, 2020)
Jan 31, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Fairfax, Virginia
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 Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 adults Course 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.
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed (Feb 12, 2020)
Feb 12, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Fairfax, Virginia
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 12, 2020 at Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Teachers & Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Administrators • School Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: Join child/adolescent behavior expert, Jay Berk, PhD, and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as: • Anger and outbursts • Cutting and self-injury • Defiance • Impulsivity • Sensory issues • Meltdowns and tantrums • Obsessive compulsive • Truancy • Rigidity • Electronic addiction Through case studies, video clips and dynamic class discussion you will learn: • 30 second teacher strategies to manage challenging and disruptive behaviors • New ways to reduce the costs of out-of-district placements • How to engage students in class, increase productivity and reduce truancy • Behavioral assessments and strategies for the IEP team • Side-effects of common psychotropic medications • How skill deficits from mental health conditions create behavioral difficulties • Characteristics of at-risk students’ mental health problems • Strategies to gain collaboration with clinicians Objectives: • Articulate how behavioral-driven choices differ from mental health-driven behaviors and characterize how these differences inform your choice of intervention. • Communicate the effective uses of medications and potential side effects that can appear as misbehaviors. • Implement various school-based strategies, used in collaboration with community clinicians, to intervene when behavioral issues arise from mental health conditions. • Determine effective positive behavior support strategies to successfully discipline the special needs child. • Discriminate how IDEA relates to mental health issues and discipline. • Apply communication techniques that create a climate for success inside and outside the classroom.
NVDS CE PROGRAM - “Why Treatment Plans Fail - Secrets of Creating a Culture of Success for Better Acceptance Results” Steve Anderson
Feb 28, 2020 | CEUs 6.00 | Fairfax, Virginia
NVDS CE PROGRAM - “Why Treatment Plans Fail - Secrets of Creating a Culture of Success for Better Acceptance Results” Steve Anderson is organized by Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS) and will be held on Feb 28, 2020 at Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum number of 6 CEU. Course Description: During this idea-packed and entertaining day of education, you and your entire team will discover: • The myth of the traditional treatment planning model, and why it may be killing your case acceptance. • What patients want NOW from their dentist and how you may be missing the mark. • What clinical procedures are failing most and what it means for your treatment planning success. • How to move past “I can't afford it.” • 3 secrets to hearing yes more often to your restorative recommendations. • One sentence that will transform your perio treatment acceptance. • 4 questions that every team needs to answer for team success. • The most neglected document in your practice that will change your case acceptance success. • How to double your new patient flow for FREE. • How to produce more than you have scheduled every day. • “Will my insurance cover all of this?” Plus other insurance-related obstacles and how to overcome them. • The 1 question that will transform your morning meeting effectiveness. Learning Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to answer the following questions: • What are the case acceptance problems with the traditional scientific model in dentistry? • What is the most proven way to present periodontal treatment for maximum acceptance? • What key question(s) should always be asked in the morning meeting for maximum treatment acceptance results?
Mar 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Fairfax, Virginia
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 20, 2020 at Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Advanced Practice Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants Course Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Course Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials.
Apr 23, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $279.99 | Fairfax, Virginia
Blood Flow Restriction Training Certification is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 23, 2020 at Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax, Fairfax, Virginia, United States Of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Strength and Conditioning Coaches • Personal Trainers Course Description: The physical limitations of your patients lead to significant muscle loss during recovery. What if your patients had the ability to increase strength and hypertrophy early in the rehabilitation process without re-injury? With this treatment, they can. Blood flow restriction (BFR) is taking the rehabilitation world by storm. This Certification Training will build the core competencies you need to bring BFR into your clinical practice and effectively use it with a wide range of client types. You’ll be given a roadmap to treat individuals using the skills and techniques from BFR so you can help your most challenging clients reach new levels of healing: • Drastically improve post-surgical recovery time • Greater strength gains with lighter loads • Increase aerobic capacity and V0² max • Decreased risk of injury and healing time during immobilization Transform your practice with this SmartCuffs® BFR Certification that will provide several hours of hands-on experience. You’ll feel confident in your BFR skills and will be able to implement this technique into your practice immediately and speed up recovery for your patients. Objectives: • Examine the benefits of blood flow restriction (BFR) training. • Identify indications and contraindications for BFR training. • Demonstrate safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs. • Compare various uses of BFR on the spectrum of rehabilitation and performance. • Analyze the utility of BFR in the rehabilitation setting. • Develop a training program for a potential patient or client.