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

Monday, 13 Jan, 2020
Start time
8:00 AM
Length of Event
Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, Sophia Ansari, LPCC, 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!
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(800) 844-8260