Seminar Detail

Over 75 Quick "On the Spot" Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 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!

  1. Utilize 75 effective, proven techniques for individually treating children with behavior problems.
  2. Identify simple, teachable tools and strategies specific for parents and teachers.
  3. List different medication categories and explain potential effects and side-effects.
  4. Explain differential diagnostics regarding acting-out disorders such as anxiety, ADHD, bipolarity, oppositional defiance, conduct disorder and depression.
  5. Develop skills for building a therapeutic relationship with difficult children and teens.
  6. List DSM-5® changes affecting diagnoses for children and adolescents.


Dr. Margery J. Shupe, LPCC-S, has extensive experience providing direct consultation to assist school mental health teams in identifying and treating mental health problems in children in public and private school settings. She has developed professional programming presentations for school mental health teams, school personnel, teachers and administrators. Dr. Shupe has extensive consultation experience in working with discipline in the schools as well as providing strategies for the IEP Team.

The clinical director of her own private practice, Dr. Shupe specializes in assessing and treating children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders. She has 25 years of clinical experience in the counseling psychology field. She has worked in an adolescent behavioral medicine clinic as a counseling psychologist and served as a supervisor and clinical therapist of a residential/outpatient children’s/adolescent facility. Dr. Shupe has presented regionally, nationally and internationally on a broad range of topics, primarily focused on clinical treatment of children/adolescents, parent training, family counseling, treating children/teens with chronic illness, and assessment and diagnosis of emotional/behavioral and learning disabilities.

Dr. Shupe has published extensively in professional journals, research manuals and book chapters. Dr. Shupe has been teaching in graduate counseling programs for 17 years and is a contributing faculty member in the Walden University College of Social and Behavior Sciences’ Mental Health Counseling Program. She earned her Ed.D. from the University of Cincinnati and her M.A. in counseling psychology from Western Michigan University.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Margery J Shupe maintains a private practice. She is a professor at Walden University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Margery J Shupe is a member of the American Counseling Association.
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 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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