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Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors


Faculty:
Jason Mathison
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC063090
Brochure Code:
PWZ83870
Media Type:
Live Webinar


Description

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood, and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this live webcast and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your clients’ 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 strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Jason Mathison 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 live webcast with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.

Credits


CE Information Coming Soon

Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live webcast.
 



Faculty

Jason Mathison Related seminars and products: 1

Psy.D., NCSP, ABSNP


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 12 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 10 years where he works with students and teachers to diagnose and provide interventions to enhance executive functioning and 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.

Non-Financial: Jason Mathison has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents.
  2. Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth.
  3. Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes & psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment.
  4. Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach.
  5. Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents.
  6. Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.

Outline

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/disorders, conduct disorder, autism spectrum disorders
Assessment: 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!)

Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks

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
  • 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

Target Audience

  • 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

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 306

Comments

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"This is the best PESI training I have attended. Fantastic presentation with a lot of take away interventions. "

Emma M

"Was pleased with this training, felt like it kept my engagement and provided many ideas for interventions along with providing good language to explain to parents."

LUPE D

"Excellent information."

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