Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed

Join child/adolescent behavioral 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

• Meltdowns and tantrums

• Cutting and self-injury

• Obsessive compulsive

• Defiance

• Truancy

• Impulsivity

• Rigidity

• Sensory issues

• 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


Leave the day with the “magic dust” you have been looking for to expedite rapid and effective changes in these children and adolescents!

Date & Time

Apr 07, 2020 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
(US/Eastern)

Location

2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA 02466

Contact Information

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