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Seminar Detail

Over 75 Quick "On the Spot" Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems
Where:
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
When:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
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!

Objectives:
  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.
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 disorder
  • 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
Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions
  • Indications for Practice
  • Limitations of the Research
  • Potential Risks
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 game
  • … And many more!
TECHNIQUES TO HELP THE CLIENT’S WORLD

Parents/Caregivers and Teachers/Schools
  • Intentional dialogue
  • The listening jar
  • Time out/quiet time
  • Token economics/response cost (and avoiding pitfalls)
  • The good behavior game
Manage Therapist Frustration
Target Audience

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

CHRISTINA REESE, LCPC, PHD

Christina Reese, LCPC, Ph.D., has been working with children impacted by trauma for over 15 years, and has recently completed training as a TBRI Practitioner. She helps children and their families impacted by a variety of traumas, providing both in-home and in-school therapy to these children. Over this time, Dr. Reese has partnered with schools in Baltimore County and Baltimore City to help teachers find interventions that get results in the classroom. A passionate advocate for children and their families, she has worked with children in court-ordered drug treatment at the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, as well as in residential treatment centers and in the community. Dr. Reese, a recognized attachment and trauma professional, has created a comprehensive guide that explains attachment over a lifetime. Her book, Attachment: 60 Trauma-Informed Assessment and Treatment Interventions Across the Lifespan, released in October 2018, offers trauma-informed strategies to facilitate connection, rebuild trust and restore positive emotions.

Dr. Reese is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland and Pennsylvania as well as a licensed clinical supervisor. She received her master’s degree in community counseling from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD and her Ph.D. in counselor education from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Past work experiences include being director of a mental health clinic and the case manager of the Howard county Cold Weather Shelter, working with homeless individuals and families. Additionally, Dr. Reese is very passionate about her work focusing on attachment and has extensive experience with adoptive families and with children in foster care.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Christina Rice has an employment relationship with Mosaic Community Services. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Christina Rice has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Educators/Teachers
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Marriage & Family Therapists
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Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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Psychologists & Psychiatrists
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Colorado Psychologists: CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Colorado Psychologists. The Colorado State Board of Examiners Rule 20 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology from providers approved by the American Medical Association (AMA). This program is certified for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Utah Psychologists: CE credit is available. This live activity consists of 6.25 hours of continuing education instruction and is designed to meet the requirements of the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing for Psychologists. Please save course materials and supporting documentation in case it is requested by your board.


Speech-Language Pathologists
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Social Workers
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Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 6.3 continuing education hours.


Other Professions
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