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


Faculty:
Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC062135
Brochure Code:
PWZ86758
Media Type:
Live Webinar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD

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Description

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood, and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical, school and parenting challenges.

Watch this live webcast and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s 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.

Jennifer Wilke-Deaton 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 leave this live webcast with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.

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Faculty

Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA's Profile

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Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, M.A., L.P.A., is a licensed behavioral health therapist working in a private practice setting in Richmond, KY. Jen has more than 20 years of experience working with crisis management, psychological testing, inpatient/outpatient treatment, groups, families, and the court system. A tireless and passionate advocate for children and families, she developed a parent training program recognized by the Governor’s Commission for the Treatment of Children & Families and Kentucky’s Child Protective Services.

Jen helped create a regional children’s crisis stabilization unit, children’s advocacy center, and an intensive after-school program for behaviorally challenged youth. She has published numerous books and media products, including Parenting Better Children: An 8 Week Skills Training Guide To Reach, Teach & Empower (PESI, 2014), Awareness In Focus: Modern Guided Imagery Techniques for Immediate Practice (CD Baby, 2016), Awareness in Focus By Kids For Kids: Modern Guided Imagery Activities for Immediate Practice (CD Baby, 2013), and The Mandala Workbook: Activities Across the Lifespan (Media Integrated Applied Psychology, 2013).

In addition to delivering her nationally recognized training programs for PESI and keynote presentations, Jen regularly speaks on mental health issues and child abuse for Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University, and National Public Radio; as well as psychological evaluations for the Department of Disability Determinations and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Jennifer consults regularly for private/state foster care organizations, social services, schools, psychiatric hospitals, Head Start programs, in-home therapy programs, disability determinations, and case management services.

Her specialties are in the areas of child abuse, PTSD, DBT, behavioral disorders, anxiety, autistic spectrum, and attachment. Jen shares time-tested, real approaches from the trenches, using humor, energy and passion for an engaging and effortless day of practical learning.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jennifer Wilke-Deaton has an employment relationship with Hundley Psychological Services, She is a guest speaker and receives compensation. Ms. Wilke-Deaton receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She is a published author and receives royalties. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Jennifer Wilke-Deaton has no relevant non-financial relationships.

 


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Program Information

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 70-minute 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.


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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 and 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/disorder, 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
  • Psychiatrists
  • 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 who Work with Children

Reviews

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 35

Comments

Carla C

"Fabulous presentation and material! "

EMILY W

"The presenter was great!! I really appreciated all of her insightful comments that were not in the note taking guide/power point. It truly helped me to process the information and gain a lot of insight."

ANNIE P

"Amazing given the COVID-19 social distance and closing orders!"

NANETTE F

"This course was extremely valuable in my work with the early to middle child needs, appropriate boundaries, and positive behavioral goals and limits. The instructor was very knowledgeable and taught in a format supported by evidence-based practices. The course was developed in a meaningful platform and was delivered in a way that promoted my learning and confidence in applying this information/interventions in my work. Excellent job by presenter! Thank you! "

Lorita B

"Excellent presentation. Reinforced strategies/techniques I already use and introduced some new ones too."

Brian S

"I enjoyed the way the talk was organized"

Kelly S

"I learned a great deal in this seminar. I would love to have the opportunity to take another course with this speaker!"

Monica H

"I thought this course was useful. The speaker was engaging."

Debbie H

"I would attend any continuing education class that Jennifer Wilke-Deaton would present. There is so much more that I could learn from her."

Priscilla S

"This was one of the best conferences I have attended. YOU had me engaged from the start and all the way through to the end. MUCH appreciated"

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