JENNIFER WILKE-DEATON, MA, LPA

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors
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
Getting a child to follow directions can be difficult. But getting a child with oppositional, defiant or disruptive behavior to follow directions is a full time job. If you work with children that have challenging behaviors, try this easy-to-use Positive Power strategy presented by PESI speaker Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA.

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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.