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Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
2/8/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
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  • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents.
  • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth.
  • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes & psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment.
  • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach.
  • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents.
  • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.
  • 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
    • Physiology and Etiologies of oppositional behavior “before” 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!)
  • 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
      • Executive functioning
    • 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


Jason Mathison, PsyD, NCSP, ABSNP, is a licensed psychologist and certified school neuropsychologist in Maryland and Virginia who has worked with children and adolescents for over 15 years. He earned his doctorate in school psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he published with faculty and served as an adjunct professor before graduating. He maintains adjunct appointments at both Loyola University in Baltimore and the Chicago Professional school of psychology. Dr. Mathison is also the owner and director of Psychoeducational Consultants where he provides neuropsychological testing and conducts workshops on brain-behavior relationships for educational staff, mental health professionals and families. Dr. Mathison spends much of his time providing executive functioning coaching for both clients and their families. In addition to multiple publications on executive functioning, he has served on an expert panel at National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) on the teenage brain. Dr. Mathison has served as a school psychologist for Prince George’s County Public Schools for 13 years where he works with students and teachers to diagnose and provide interventions to enhance self-management and to maximize academic success.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jason Mathison maintains a private practice. He is an adjunct professor for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Loyola University. Dr. Mathison receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jason Mathison has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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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.

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