Seminar Detail

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents

Where:
WALTHAM, MA
When:
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Course Description:

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical, school 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. Jennifer Wilke-Deaton 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.

JENNIFER WILKE-DEATON, MA, LPA

Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, M.A., L.P.A., is a licensed behavioral health therapist in a private practice setting in Richmond, KY. Jen has more than 21 years of experience working with crisis management, psychological testing, inpatient/outpatient treatment, groups, families, and the court system. A tireless and passionate advocate for children and families, she developed a parent training program recognized by the Governor’s Commission for the Treatment of Families and Kentucky’s Child Protective Services. Jen helped create a regional children’s crisis stabilization unit, children’s advocacy center, and an intensive after-school program for behaviorally-challenged youth. She has published the Creative Parenting Handbook, CD Awareness In Focus: Modern Guided Imagery Techniques for Immediate Practice, Awareness in Focus by Kids for Kids: Modern Guided Imagery Activities for Immediate Practice, and The Mandala Workbook: Activities Across the Lifespan.

In addition to delivering her nationally-recognized training programs for PESI and keynote presentations, Jen regularly speaks on mental health issues and child abuse for Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University, and National Public Radio; as well as psychological evaluations for the Department of Disability Determinations and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Jennifer consults regularly for private/state foster care organizations, social services, schools, psychiatric hospitals, Head Start programs, in-home therapy programs, disability determinations, and case management services. Her specialties are in the areas of child abuse, PTSD, DBT, behavioral disorders, anxiety, autistic spectrum, and attachment. Jen shares time-tested, real approaches from the trenches, using humor, energy and passion for an engaging and effortless day of practical learning.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jennifer Wilke-Deaton has an employment relationship with Hundley Psychological Services. She has developed audio products for Media Integrated Applied Psychology, LLC. and receives royalties. She is an author for Premier Publishing and Media and receives royalties. She is a compensated speaker for Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University, and National Public Radio. She receives a speaking honorarium for PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jennifer Wilke-Deaton 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.

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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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