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Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders (Feb 19, 2020)
Feb 19, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $250 | Bothell, Washington
Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 19, 2020 at Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Seattle-Bothell, WA, Bothell, Washington, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists & Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Special & General Educators • School Guidance Counselors • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Description: Children with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD or autism have much in common. They are challenged with physical problems that affect their ability to focus and can also cause them to be emotionally reactive. Children who have trouble self-regulating throughout the day are missing out on typical childhood experiences in school, on the playground and with their families. They have difficulty making and keeping friends. This workshop looks at the underlying factors of poor self-regulation and how they affect the child. The course emphasizes practical interventions! You will walk away with effective strategies for creating simple but effective programs in clinical, school and home settings: • Sensory therapy techniques • Simple self-management and video modeling programs • Sensory lifestyle programs • First-person stories • Energy regulation techniques • Communication methods • Transition strategies • Behavioral strategies Clinical programs such as Interactive Metronome® (IM), brushing, sensory diets, and MeMoves™ will be discussed, as will timely topics such as medication vs. non-medication for ADHD and new insights from research into biomedical aspects of autism. You will receive written handouts and a list of resources. Objectives: • Differentiate between symptoms of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism to determine appropriate regulation interventions. • Modify clinical treatments for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) to be utilized in school or home settings. • Design a sensory lifestyle program using readily-found items to improve self-regulation skills in your young clients. • Incorporate elements of first-person stories and transitional activities into your SPD intervention plan. • Recommend cognitive strategies to address symptoms of ADHD, including hyperactivity and impulsivity. • Implement role plays and video modeling interventions to target appropriate self-management skills. • Utilize communication strategies that provide emotional control for children with ASD.
Self-Harm, Suicide and Depression in Schools: An Identification, Prevention & Postvention Guide for Educators and All School Based Professionals (Mar 20, 2020)
Mar 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Bothell, Washington
Self-Harm, Suicide and Depression in Schools: An Identification, Prevention & Postvention Guide for Educators and All School Based Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 20, 2020 at Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Seattle-Bothell, WA, Bothell, Washington, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Classroom Teachers • Special Education Personnel • Principals • School Administrators • School Psychologists • School Counselors • Social Workers • School Nurses • School Safety Specialists • School Resource Officers • Educational Paraprofessionals • Other Helping Professionals Who Work with Children Course Description: The school years are fraught with turmoil and strife for kids. In addition to the usual unrest, many of your students will be affected by emotional and/or mental health issues. They may present with dropping grades, decreased class participation and negative acting-out behavior. For some students, these issues escalate into more severe and complex behaviors that cause harm to both themselves and others. These students often become emotionally withdrawn, exhibit extreme mood swings, become severely depressed and may even resort to self-harm and/or suicide. These issues pose a serious challenge to you and your school. As an educator, you are in the unique position to identify, help and support these struggling students. This seminar will examine the best strategies for identification, prevention and postvention among students with depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how to detect and respond to at-risk students at the individual level, classroom level and school-wide level. You will learn strategies, techniques and interventions to provide the appropriate support and effectively help students cope. Whether you are a classroom teacher, school counselor/psychologist/social workers, administrator or support staff, you will leave this seminar armed with tools you need to connect with and help students who most need your help. Objectives: • Integrate techniques to build students’ social/emotional skills, thus increasing the likelihood to establish positive relationships. • Recommend effective methods to detect the hidden signs of depression, self-harm & suicide and put to practical use in the schools. • Implement techniques that promote resiliency among all students thus improving their social and academic success. • Explore a collaborative approach to integrate SEL into the curriculum. • Ascertain the underlying reasons for self-harm & suicide in order to improve your connection with the student. • Provide guidelines for notifying and engaging parents. • Specify a suicide intervention team and delineate the role of each member. • Establish best practices for postvention plans in the aftermath of a suicide.