Seminar Detail

Over 75 Quick "On-The-Spot" Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavior Problems
Over 75 Quick "On-The-Spot" Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavior Problems

Where:   FAIRFAX, VA

When:  Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Course Description:

Leaving nothing to the abstract, “75 Quick, ‘On-The-Spot’ Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems” will guide you through focused, clear and successful methods for treating children. Every professional who seeks to fill their toolbox with tested methods will leave this seminar with a wealth of fresh ideas and rejuvenated spirits.

If you do not have a lot of experience working with children and teens, you will leave with a defined strategy for success. If you are a seasoned professional, you will learn new tricks and techniques to re-energize and revitalize your practice!

With nearly 25 years of clinical experience and a background in improvisational comedy, Dr. Steve is a strong proponent of “Edu-tainment.” Namely, he uses charm, wit and humor to enhance your seminar experience, thus improving the retention and utilization of the specific skills covered. We change the world when we touch a child’s life!
Objectives:

  1. Utilize effective, clinical techniques for the treatment of behavior disorders in children.
  2. Develop specific behavioral interventions that address the developmental stage of the child and adolescent.
  3. Consider the efficacy of biologically-based interventions to address behavioral and emotional disorders in children.
  4. Explore clinical manifestations among anxiety disorders, ADHD, mood disorders, ODD and Conduct Disorder as it relates to diagnosis.
  5. Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents.
  6. Analyze the diagnostic symptoms of behavioral/emotional disorders in children and adolescents and establish how this informs your choice of intervention strategies.
OUTLINE

BEHAVIORAL OVERVIEW
  • Etiology
    • Nature v. nurture
    • Hormones, neuropsychology, behaviorism
    • Gender differences
    • ”Eye of the beholder”
  • DSM-5® Updates
    • ADHD
    • Oppositional defiant disorder
    • Conduct disorder
    • Autism spectrum disorders
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Childhood anxiety and depression
  • Medication Interventions
    • Psycho-stimulants
    • Mood stabilizers
    • Anti-depressants/anti-anxiety
    • Atypical anti-psychotics
    • Illegal/illicit substances and treatment effects
TOOLS FOR HELPING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
  • Quick Techniques to Manage Anger
    • Time in!
    • Restitution
    • The peace table & empathy building
    • Actor/observer
    • Standing 8 count
    • Art of compromise
    • …And many more!
  • Quick Techniques to Manage Depression
    • Cut-n-paste
    • The mirror effect
    • Inside movie
    • Types of journaling
    • …And many more!
  • Quick Techniques to Manage Anxiety
    • Ceiling fan breathing
    • Set the clock
    • Progressive relaxation
    • Top dog/underdog
    • …And many more!
  • Quick Techniques to Manage Autism/Asperger’s
    • Facial expressions and social cues
    • Building a broader structure
    • The burrito
    • Island of Solace
    • …And many more!
  • Quick Techniques to Manage ADHD
    • Noise to the system
    • Anticipation
    • Therapeutic games
    • …And many more!
TECHNIQUES TO HELP THE CLIENT’S WORLD
  • Parents/Caregivers and Teachers/Schools
    • International dialogue
    • The listening jar
    • Time out/quiet time
    • Token economies/response coast (and avoiding pitfalls)
    • The good behavior game
  • Manage Therapist Frustration

STEVEN T. OLIVAS, PH.D.

Steven T. Olivas, Ph.D., HSP, nationally-renowned speaker, author and behavior consultant, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Middle Tennessee. He began his practice career in 1991 when ADHD was exploding onto the scene and has enjoyed working with the energy and spontaneous creativity of children ever since. Throughout his career, he has taught courses at nine colleges and universities, been a national public speaker, a regular columnist for a local newspaper and co-host of a popular radio show. He is the author of the newly released book When Good Kids Go Bad: Effective Solutions for Problem Behaviors and the acclaimed book Bad Kids … or Bad Behavior?

For nearly 25 years, he has been helping clinicians, school systems and parents around the country understand and manage the kids and teens most likely to act out in impulsive and aggressive manners.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Steven T. Olivas is an author for Premier Publishing & Media and receives royalty payments. He is an author for Author’s Corner Publishing and receives royalty payments. He is a speaker who receives an honorarium for PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Steven T. Olivas has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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