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Studies show that approximately 20 percent of all students are diagnosable for a mental, emotional or behavioral health issue. This seminar will help counselors, teachers and other professionals understand how to support and teach this high-potential portion of the student population while avoiding an unmanageable classroom environment.
In a single classroom, it is quite conceivable that a teacher might be dealing with 4 or 5 different disorders. Some of the most common challenges mainstreamed in the classroom tend to be:
These issues are often undiagnosed and easily misunderstood — and may be responded to as simple discipline issues. Behaviors that tend to be common to students who are wired differently include:
The goal of this seminar is to provide you with key insights and approaches to help you prevent disruptions and distractions, while maximizing the abilities of students with these unique challenges.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Mike Paget, M.Ed.
Mike currently works as a state consultant for students with severe emotional and behavioral problems. He has worked with ODD, CD and other special needs students for more than 25 years. Mike is an innovator of effective approaches for working with extremely challenging students. He has conducted seminars across the U.S. and Canada for educators on creative techniques for managing classroom behavior, student aggression and crisis intervention. He is co-author of the books, Aggressive and Violent Students and Defying the Defiance.
In this one-day seminar, you will learn:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
CERTIFICATES: Certificates of Completion for this workshop, which indicate 6 contact hours of continuing education, will be available at the end of the workshop. In many cases, depending on your profession and jurisdiction, this Certificate of Completion is sufficient for tracking your continuing education and professional development efforts. We suggest that you contact your local board or governing agency to see exactly what steps are necessary for approval in your particular discipline. Please note that Developmental Resources is also an approved Provider for the following national and regional accrediting agencies:
Association of Social Work Boards: Developmental Resources, #1053, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE™) Program. Developmental Resources maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: (8/13/2016-9/13/2019). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 Clinical Social Work continuing education clock hours.
Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 Clinical Social Work continuing education clock hours.
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