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2-Day: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors AND ADHD, ASD, ODD & Mood Disorders: Over 50 Behavior-changing Techniques for Children and Adolescents
2-Day: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors AND ADHD, ASD, ODD & Mood Disorders: Over 50 Behavior-changing Techniques for Children and Adolescents
Where:
HONOLULU, HI
When:
Monday, February 10, 2020 - Tuesday, February 11, 2020






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HONOLULU, HI 96815
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Course Description:

DAY 1: OPPOSITIONAL, DEFIANT & DISRUPTIVE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: Non-Medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors

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. 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.

DAY 2: ADHD, ASD, ODD & MOOD DISORDERS: Over 50 Behavior-changing Techniques for Children and Adolescents

It’s guaranteed … this seminar will guide you through focused, clear and successful methods for treating children. You will walk away with evidence-based techniques that will not only re-energize your practice but also help your clients to:
  • Decrease:
    • Aggression
    • Distractibility
    • Impulsivity
    • Over-Activity
    • Sensory Sensitivity
    • Irritability/Temper Tantrums
    • Hopelessness
    • Panic/Anxiety
    Increase:
    • Effective Communication
    • Self-Control
    • Coping with Environmental Change & Transitions
    • Task-Focus & Persistence
    • Empathy & Remorse
    • Respect
    • Social Skills
Join Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, M.A., L.P.A., national speaker, expert and author as she teaches you more than 50 proven techniques to quickly improve the lives of children and adolescents with ODD, ASD, ADHD and mood disorders. Learn how to troubleshoot and adapt techniques for preschool through high school aged kids through real-life case studies, video/audio clips, reproducible client-friendly worksheets, and step-by-step directions for every intervention. Jen’s passion, caring, humor, and time-tested approaches will make this day of learning fly by! You will leave invigorated and empowered to treat the top childhood disorders.
Register for one or both days:

2/10/20
Day 1: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors

2/11/20
Day 2: ADHD, ASD, ODD & Mood Disorders; Over 50 Behavior-Changing Techniques for Children & Adolescents
Objectives:

DAY 1: OPPOSITIONAL, DEFIANT & DISRUPTIVE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: Non-Medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors
  1. Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents.
  2. Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth.
  3. Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes and psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment.
  4. Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach.
  5. Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents.
  6. Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.


DAY 2: ADHD, ASD, ODD & MOOD DISORDERS: Over 50 Behavior-changing Techniques for Children and Adolescents
  1. Utilize effective clinical techniques for working with kids with behavioral issues, high functioning ASD, ADHD and mood disturbance.
  2. Determine how to promote “whole brain” change to improve clinical outcomes in children with verbal processing and auditory learning issues.
  3. Develop tools for daily mindfulness and self-regulation practice to improve child/adolescent level of functioning.
  4. Analyze the diagnostic symptoms of behavioral/emotional disorders in children and adolescents and establish how this informs your choice of intervention strategies.
  5. Dissect how to reduce power struggles & anger through CBT and validation techniques.
  6. Explore clinical manifestations among anxiety disorders, ADHD, mood disorders and ODD as it relates to diagnosis.


OUTLINE

DAY 1: OPPOSITIONAL, DEFIANT & DISRUPTIVE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: Non-Medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors

Behaviors That Make Us Crazy
  • Tantrums
  • Running out/away
  • Noncompliance
  • Nagging
  • Refusing to work/help
  • Yelling/screaming
  • Bullying
  • Panic/anxiety reactions
  • Lack of follow through
  • Not following directions
Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attachment issues/disorder, conduct disorder, autism spectrum disorders
Assessment
  • The functions of behavior
  • Fear-based (Fight, Flight, Freeze or Submit)
    • Escape
    • Attention
    • Sensory
    • Pain
    • Control
Mental Health Disorder or Behavior Problem
  • The power of skilled observations
  • The interview
  • Comparison to the group
  • The FBA-Incredibly powerful assessment tool
  • The art of choosing a diagnosis (if you have to at all!)
Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks

Treatment Strategies Part I
  • Proactive
    • Behavior plans
    • Motivational incentives
    • Set the stage for success
    • Remember the initial goal
    • Appropriately address the functions of the behavior
  • Reactive
    • Corrective measures
    • It’s like playing chess in a tornado
Treatment Strategies Part II
  • Specific strategies for the following behavioral challenges:
    • Tantrums
    • Running out/away
    • Noncompliance
    • Nagging
    • Refusing to work/help
    • Yelling/screaming
    • Bullying
    • Panic/anxiety reactions
    • Lack of follow through
    • Not following directions
Treatment Strategies Part III
  • Specific strategies for the following disorders:
    • ODD
    • ADHD
    • Mood disorders
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Working with unsafe behaviors
Treatment Strategies Part IV
  • Special populations & circumstances
    • Asperger’s disorder
    • Divorce, separation
    • Abuse and neglect
    • Parent misbehavior
    • Foster care
DAY 2: ADHD, ASD, ODD & MOOD DISORDERS: Over 50 Behavior-changing Techniques for Children and Adolescents

Making Effective Treatment and Academic Goals for:
  • ODD/CD
  • ASD
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Trauma
  • Substance Abuse
The Brain-Behavior Connection
  • Executive Functioning
  • Auditory Processing
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Sensory-Motor
Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks

Proven Treatment Techniques for ODD
  • Environmental support to increase autonomy
  • Self Regulation to decrease arousal states
  • Reverse aggression and inattention caused by technology and video games
  • Promote healthy brain function with structured daily living practices
  • Reduce power struggles and anger through CBT and validation techniques
  • Foster positive peer involvement & altruism
  • … and more
Proven Treatment Techniques for ASD
Group and individual techniques for developing social skills of:
  • Improved prosody
  • Appropriate eye contact
  • Awareness of personal space
  • Effective use of gesture and posture
  • Redirection from preoccupational interests
  • Coping with transitions
Proven Treatment Techniques for ADHD
  • Reduce excessive movement and climbing
  • Improve executive functioning and attention to detail
  • Develop an effective teaching/learning environment
  • Promote fluid task shifting
  • Develop “whole-brain” problem-solving skills
  • Boost sensory regulation
  • Effectively advocate for seating assignment, home/classwork planning, and task fatigue
  • … and more
Proven Treatment Techniques for Anxiety/Depression/Trauma
  • Inoculate anxiety in high pressure situations with behavioral tools
  • Facilitate anxiety control and decrease escapism at school and home
  • Reverse lethargy and withdrawal through CBT techniques
  • Increase distress tolerance skills utilizing sensory tools and imagery
  • Nurture mindfulness skills and prevent hopelessness and worthlessness
  • Prioritize worries for mindfulness practice through narrative activities and engagement of acceptance and commitment
  • Create hands-on tools for decreasing sensory sensitivity
  • Teach body awareness
Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children

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.
Breakdown for Continuing Education Credits by Event
[+] [-] Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents
[+] [-] ADHD, ASD, ODD & Mood Disorders: Over 50 Behavior-changing Techniques for Children and Adolescents
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