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Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Students: Practical Strategies for the Most Challenging Classroom Behaviors


Faculty:
Janet Palmerston
Duration:
Approx. 5 Hours
Copyright :
May 29, 2020
Product Code:
POS056010
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: Live Webcast


Description

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, anxiety, depression and disruptive disorders provide extra challenges at school. Purchase this recording and learn new, effective strategies for your students’ most challenging behaviors including:

  • Tantrums
  • Running out/away
  • Noncompliance
  • Nagging
  • Refusing to work/help
  • Yelling/screaming
  • Bullying
  • Panic/anxiety reactions
  • Lack of follow through
  • Not following directions

You will walk away with immediate interventions for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term strategies to help kids at school. Janet K. Palmerston, Ph.D., is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will finish this program with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.

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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.



Faculty

Janet Palmerston Related seminars and products: 1

Brain Evolutions


Dr. Janet K. Palmerston, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in the states of Georgia and Oklahoma. Dr. Palmerston received her undergraduate degree in secondary education from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas and her master’s degree in counseling from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Dr. Palmerston received her doctorate in psychology from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. After completing her doctorate, Dr. Palmerston completed a post-doctoral program in school neuropsychology and became a diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology.

Dr. Palmerston has over 25 years of experience working in the field of psychology serving clients from ages 3 to 99. She currently works with LifeSource, Inc. providing direct psychological services to clients and serving as the Regional Director the state of Georgia. Dr. Palmerston has worked in a variety of settings including an inpatient psychological hospital treatment facility, psychoeducational center, preschool assessment center, public school settings, skilled nursing facilities, alternative school settings, and as a private practitioner. She specializes in interventions for ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders, Memory Issues, Social Skills, Executive Functioning, and Emotional Disorders. Dr. Palmerston’s treatment approach focuses on providing clients effective alternatives to psychotropics. Techniques utilized include cognitive behavior therapy, cognitive restructuring, biofeedback, behavioral modification, relaxation therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and neurofeedback.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Janet Palmerston has an employment relationship with LifeSource, Inc. She is an adjunct faculty at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Dr. Parikh receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Janet Palmerston is a member of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents, please visit our product store.

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Utilize strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge educators, professionals and parents.
  2. Execute both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth.
  3. Differentiate between potential mental health issues or intentionally disruptive behaviors.
  4. Use skilled observation to determine the function of misbehavior in the classroom.
  5. Develop effective skills for establishing rapport with students to overcome resistance in the classroom.
  6. Develop an effective behavior intervention plan and safety plan for school.

Outline

Behaviors that Make Us Crazy
  • Tantrums
  • Running out/away
  • Disrespect/talking back
  • Nagging
  • Refusing to work/help
  • Yelling/screaming
  • Bullying
  • Truancy/skipping
  • Lack of follow through
  • Not following directions
Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Conduct disorder
Observational Assessment
  • The Functions of Behavior made easy
  • 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
Effective Strategies Part I
  • Proactive
    • Behavior plans
    • Motivational incentives
    • Set the stage for success
    • Remember the initial goal
    • Appropriately address the functions of the behavior
  • Reactive
    • Corrective measures
    • It’s like playing chess in a tornado
Effective Strategies Part II
  • Specific Strategies for the Following Behavioral Challenges:
    • Tantruns
    • Running out/away
    • Disrespect/talking back
    • Nagging
    • Refusing to work/help
    • Yelling/screaming
    • Bullying
    • Truancy/skipping
    • Lack of follow through
    • Not following directions
Effective Strategies Part III
  • Specific Strategies related to:
    • ODD
    • ADHD
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Working with unsafe behaviors
Special Populations & Circumstances
  • Asperger’s disorder
  • Divorce, separation
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Parent misbehavior
  • Foster care

Target Audience

  • Classroom Teachers
  • School Counselors
  • School Social Workers
  • School Psychologists
  • Special Education Staff
  • Behavior Intervention Specialists
  • Administrators Serving Grades K-12
  • Principals/Assistant Principals
  • School Occupational Therapists
  • School Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Instructional Specialists
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children

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