Children, adolescents and young adults who are verbally and physically aggressive, tantrum, or don’t pay attention are impossible to effectively treat or teach. The severe behavioral challenges they exhibit sabotage our ability to help improve development, learning, and family life. But how do we help a child break through the self-regulation issues that limit their progress?
Join expert and author John Pagano, PhD, OTR/L, for this recording in which he guides you through the latest research on brain development and how to successfully integrate environmental adaptation, sensory modulation, positive behavior, and physical self-regulation activities to help young clients manage their intense feelings without inappropriate verbal, physical, or self-injurious behaviors. Drawing on extensive research and 31 year of clinical trial with children with complex behavioral challenges, Dr. Pagano will teach you:
Through engaging case studies with treatment videos, demonstrations, and hands-on activities you will finish this program with the essential skills and confidence to integrate individualized activity programs that are not only fun, but will significantly decrease disruption and improve learning!
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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.
John Pagano, Ph.D., OTR/L, is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience in treating children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental, severe behavioral, and sensory integration problems in NICU, birth-to-three, sensory integration clinic, pre-school, school, group home, and adolescent psychiatric hospital settings. He is the owner of Pagano FAB Strategies, LLC, which provides proven approaches that simultaneously address inappropriate behavior as part of therapy, teaching, and parenting. Dr. Pagano currently is the occupational therapist at an adolescent psychiatric hospital and school and is part-time faculty in Occupational Therapy at Quinnipiac University. He integrates sensory processing, mindfulness, positive behavioral support strategies, and massage strategies to help youngsters with complex behavioral, mental health, developmental, intellectual, and sensory processing challenges.
Dr. Pagano has a Ph.D. in Marriage & Family Therapy, M.S. in Special Education and B.S. in Occupational Therapy. He has certifications in Neuro-Developmental Treatment, Movement-Based Learning, QST Massage for Autism, as well as being an instructor in Positive Behavioral Support.
Dr. Pagano presents workshops internationally to occupational, speech-language, physical, and mental health therapists as well as educators on improving self-regulation in youth with complex, behavioral, developmental, cognitive, and sensory processing challenges. He is the author of FAB Functionally Alert Behavior Strategies: Integrated Behavioral, Developmental, Sensory, Mindfulness & Massage Treatment (Pagano FAB Strategies, LLC).
Financial: John Pagano has an employment relationship with Solnit Center South Psychiatric Hospital. He is a part-time faculty at Quinnipiac University. Mr. Pagano receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: John Pagano is a member of American Occupation Therapy Association; and the Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association.
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