Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns: Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Autism

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute now with locations in both Baltimore and Odenton, Maryland

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
Parent or Family Member Ticket 53 Tickets Jan 11, 2017 Free  
Professional Ticket 53 Tickets Jan 11, 2017 Free  
Kennedy Krieger Staff 53 Tickets Jan 11, 2017 Free  

Share Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns: Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Autism

Event Details

 

STAR

Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources

 

This presentation will provide information about some of the reasons that children with autism have tantrums and meltdowns.  Additionally, practical strategies for 1) preventing difficult behavior, 2) supporting your child when he or she is distressed, and 3) reducing the frequency of tantrums over time will be discussed.

Presentation Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Increase understanding of the functions of tantrums and meltdowns
  • Learn strategies for managing behaviors in the moment
  • Describe methods for reducing future tantrums and meltdowns

Presenter: 

Kate McCalla, PhD

Dr. Kate McCalla is a clinical psychologist at CARD.  Dr. McCalla conducts diagnostic evaluations and provides individual treatment to children with autism and their families.  She earned her PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, completed her residency at the TEACCH Autism Program at University of North Carolina, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship through Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Audience:  Parents, family members and professionals

This is a FREE training!!! 

Have questions about Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns: Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Autism? Contact The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute now with locations in both Baltimore and Odenton, Maryland

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where


3901 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Creamer Building, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room


Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute now with locations in both Baltimore and Odenton, Maryland

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary program serving children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and professionals in the community. We base our services and trainings on evidenced-based practices. One of our major endeavors is to develop new models of effective care that can be distributed to families and care providers on a national and international level.

Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) trainings provide professionals, parents, and family members of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with a comprehensive offering of current resources available on autism, as well as an overview of research-based treatment elements that have been recommended for program design and delivery in the educational system(s).

 

Now offering free valet parking for attendees of events at our Greenspring location! Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event for check-in and seating.

 

To view previous STAR presentations and downloadable Power Point slides, visit:  www.kennedykrieger.org/star-trainings-archive

  Contact the Organizer
Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns: Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Autism
Class Family & Education

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.