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Classroom Management for Mental Health and Behavioral Issues
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on January 29, 2019.
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
6 hr 20 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
1/29/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Communicate how frequently overlooked learning disabilities can impact the success of students in the classroom.
  2. Discover how movement-based strategies can meet the sensory needs of kids and promote self-regulation.
  3. Explore how push-in approaches can be effectively utilized in the school setting to build underdeveloped social skills.
  4. Develop a strategy for responding to shut-down behavior in kids and adolescents with ASD and anxiety.
  5. Articulate how timers, must-do lists, and focus games can be employed to create a learning environment that promotes prioritization and attention with students who struggle to follow directions and stay on task.
  6. Analyze how electronics are impacting today’s students and learn to utilize strategies that help kids achieve digital balance.
Work with the Whole Child: Initial Considerations for Mental Health and Behavioral Issues at School
  • Why school staff needs to know about mental health
  • Frequently overlooked mental health and learning disabilities
  • What you need to know about medications … and why
  • Push-in vs. pull-out approaches
Decrease Impulsive Behaviors at School
  • Recommended for: ADHD, ASD
  • Tips for teaching self-control
  • How to front-end load consequences
  • Meet sensory needs to promote self-regulation
  • Movement-based solutions
Build Underdeveloped Social Skills: The Key to Classroom Management
  • Recommended for: ASD, anxiety, depression
  • Practical strategies to cultivate social skills growth
  • Problem solving activities and scenarios
  • Implementing effective push-in approaches
  • Creative strategies for fostering connection
  • Technology and social skills – texting over talking?
Increase Flexible Thinking and Reduce Anxiety
  • Recommended for: ASD, anxiety, rigidity, OCD
  • Make transitions manageable
  • Change patterns of rigid thinking
  • Coping skills to deal with anger and anxiety
  • How to respond to shut-down behavior
  • Replacement behaviors
Help Students Follow Directions and Stay on Task
  • Recommended for: ADHD, ODD
  • Motivate students to stay on task with timers
  • ”Must-do” lists to promote prioritization
  • Increase attention span with focus games
  • Redirection strategies that get them back on task
Handle Disruptive, Argumentative and Defiant Students
  • Recommended for: ODD and conduct disorder
  • What adults should never say but usually do
  • 3 simple steps to end in-class arguing
  • Give the perception of control with choice
  • Build self-regulation skills
  • School refusal strategies
Stop Electronic Addiction for Hijacking Your Classroom
  • Are my students addicted to technology?
  • The myth of multi-tasking
  • End in class texting
  • Electronic bullying


JAY BERK, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who is internationally recognized for his work int he child/adolescent behavioral field. For over 25 years, Dr. Berk has been treating clients with autism, ODD, ADHD, anxiety and stress, depression, learning disabilities, Tourette’s Syndrome and individuals who have multiple impairments. He conducts 15 social skills/mental health groups for children and adolescents and works daily with school and community professionals, families and parents. Dr. Berk continually consults for several school districts. In his private practice in Beachwood, Ohio, he provides therapy for children, adolescents, families, testing and evaluation, school consultation as well as an alternative educational program.

Dr. Berk presents nationally on the topics of autism, disruptive behavior disorders, mental health issues in the classroom, ODD and social skills competency. In his workshops, he teaches professionals who work with children and adolescents, practical treatment and intervention strategies. He has been invited to present at hundreds of schools and conferences including being a repeated consultant to the Department of Education in Hawaii. As a past consultant to the United Nations, Dr. Berk authored a manual for UNICEF that was used by teachers working with children throughout Bosnia during the war. He has also worked in London, England with defiant teenagers; Kristiansand, Norway with traumatized youth; and the American Red Cross with trauma response.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Jay Berk maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Jay Berk is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Continuing Education Credits

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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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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.

  • Teachers
  • School Counselors
  • School Psychologist
  • Paraprofessionals
  • School Social Workers
  • School Administrators
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants