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Seminar Detail

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents

Where:
WORCESTER, MA
When:
Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This event is not currently available for purchase.

For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Course Description:

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s most challenging behaviors including:
  • Tantrums
  • Running out/away
  • Noncompliance
  • Nagging
  • Refusing to work/help
  • Yelling/screaming
  • Bullying
  • Panic/anxiety reactions
  • Lack of follow through
  • Not following directions

You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Robert Marino is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.
Objectives:
  1. Identify behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents.
  2. Distinguish the following disorders: ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, Bipolar and Disruptive disorder.
  3. Identify the difference between behavioral episodes and psychiatric conditions.
  4. Demonstrate how to do a skilled observation of behavior.
  5. Explain how to improve your intervention/interview skills with children and youth.
  6. Implement proactive strategies such as writing a behavior intervention plan and safety plan for home and school.

ROBERT J. MARINO, M.S., NCSP, ABSNP

Robert J. Marino, M.S., NCSP, ABSNP, is a nationally certified school psychologist with an advanced certificate in school neuropsychology. He has been working as a school Psychologist for over 30 years and has experience in the assessment and programming for children from infant through high school age. Robert specializes in cross battery assessment and the assessment of children with emotional regulation difficulties.

Robert divides his time between assessment and consultation with preschool programs and his role as a school psychologist in an elementary school setting. He conducts assessments, consults with school staff and parents, and develops specialized programs for children with a broad range of identified needs. In 2002, Robert was given the “Outstanding School Psychologist” award by the Maryland School Psychologist Association, primarily for his extensive work with traumatized children in the Romanian orphanage system.

Robert developed the mentor program for new psychologists in one of the largest school districts in the nation, and has also supervised numerous interns from graduate programs throughout the country. Robert has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri where he developed and instructed several units for graduate level coursework on “Learning and the Brain ”.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Marino has an employment relationship with the Prince George’s County Public Schools. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Robert Marino has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

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