Children who have deficient executive skills often have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments and forget to hand in homework …
Often considered chronic underachievers, these children are at risk for academic failure as well as social-emotional and behavioral difficulties.
… YOU can be the one to help them!
Join Dr. Dawson, esteemed expert and author on Executive Functioning, for a transformative training that will empower you to support these struggling students. Dive into captivating case examples and interactive discussions that translate cutting-edge research into meaningful, practical, and easy-to-implement techniques to help any student.
Walk away with a comprehensive toolkit that includes evidence-based strategies - assessment tools, environmental modifications, cognitive and behavioral skill building techniques - to help students …
Go back to your office with can’t fail strategies and real-world solutions to help adolescents to overcome obstacles, at home and school!
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Peg Dawson, EdD, NCSP, is a school psychologist and for over 20 years has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She is co-author of the bestselling books on executive dysfunction, Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: 2nd Edition (Guilford, 2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (Guilford, 2013).
Peg is a past editor of Communiqué, the newsletter of the National Association of School Psychologists, and has published numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including retention, ability grouping, reading disorders, attention disorders, the sleep problems of adolescents, the use of interviews in the assessment process, and homework.
Peg has many years of organizational experience at the state, national and international levels and served in many capacities, including president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the International School Psychology Association.She has also participated in many of NASP’s leadership initiatives, including the Futures Conference and the development of both the second and third Blueprint for the Training and Practice of School Psychology. She is the 2006 recipient of NASP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Peg received her doctorate in school/child clinical psychology from the University of Virginia.
Financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson is an author for Guilford Press and receives royalties. She is an author for Amacon publishers and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson has no relevant non-financial relationships.
Smart but Scattered: Effective EF Strategies to Empower Children to Thrive Emotionally, Socially, and Academically
Wed, Dec 06, 2023 - 08:00am to 04:00pm EST - Product Code LIP059515
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