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Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors


Speaker:
Dr. Laura Ehlert, PsyD
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LIP053740
Brochure Code:
BLO90038
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Live Webcast  2 | Digital Seminar | DVD | Live Webinar
Location:
Courtyard by Marriott Edina Bloomington - Bloomington, Minnesota

Dates

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Description

This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging child—the one who won’t sit still; doesn’t follow directions; often throws tantrums; or has difficulty waiting for their turn. They may “hit first and ask questions later”. They react impulsively and have difficulty expressing what they need or what is frustrating them. We know this child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their behavior doesn’t reflect these positive qualities. These are the children who confuse and frustrate parents and who overwhelm teachers and peers. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are unable to succeed in school, with peers and at home.

Join clinical psychologist Dr. Ehlert and learn to effectively intervene with the emotional and behavioral dysregulation of children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders. Through hands-on activities and dynamic discussion, you will learn techniques, behavioral strategies, problem-solving strategies and brain training exercises to:

  • Address the sensory, language and executive functioning processing deficits that trigger them
  • Increase their self-control, social success, emotional control and task completion
  • Teach flexibility, tolerance, thinking it through and decision-making
  • Reduce the frequency and duration of their tantrums and emotional outbursts

Register now. Walk away with proven emotional, behavioral and processing strategies that lead to social and academic success!

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - *

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. For the in-person event, after attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will need to log into their online account to complete the online evaluation (and, if applicable for your profession, the online post-test with 80% passing score). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others. After completion of the evaluation (and post-test, if applicable), participants can download/print their certificate of completion. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance will be available in the attendee online account after completion of the evaluation and online post-test (if the test is required for your profession). An adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be sent within 30 days (if your board allows).

Continuing Education Information: Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live, in-person event only. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  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 profession's standards.

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 6.25 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Counselors - Counselors

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Counselors - Minnesota Counselors

This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for 6.25 hours of credit for LPC’s. Activity #: 2023.CE.315.


Counselors - Wisconsin Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Wisconsin Counselors. The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (MPSW 19) accepts continuing education programs relevant to counseling by approved providers recognized by national social worker associations. PESI, Inc. is recognized by a national social worker association (Sec. 20-195cc-3). Please see social work approvals for this program.


Social Workers - Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2023 - January 27, 2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical  continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: Intermediate Format: In-person.  Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Social Workers - Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Psychologists - Minnesota Psychologists

This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Psychology for 6.5 continuing education hours.


Psychologists - Wisconsin Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Wisconsin Psychologists. The State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services under Wis. Administrative Code Chapter PSY 4 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology by providers that are approved for Category 1 AMA credit. This live activity is certified for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Psychologists - Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Psychologists: The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Minnesota Marriage & Family Therapists

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Marriage & Family Therapists for 6.25 continuing education credits. 


Addiction Counselors - NAADAC

NAADAC

This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 


Educators/Teachers

This course is designed to qualify towards your professional development requirement. The course is 6.25 clock hours in length.


Wisconsin Educators

This course may be used toward your Professional Development Plan if it meets your individual goals. Please contact DPI with questions regarding individual PDP’s. This course is 6.25 clock hours. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.25 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

 

PESI, Inc.  is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved provider # 3322. This  activity is offered at .6  CEUs Intermediate, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. 

 


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of live continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts/Brochure

Speaker

Dr. Laura Ehlert, PsyD's Profile

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Laura Ehlert, PsyD, is a child clinical psychologist who has worked with children and adolescents with severe emotional/behavioral issues for over 25 years. She maintains a private practice in Burnsville, Minnesota, where she specializes in working with clients who struggle with information and sensory processing deficits and associated emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. Over the years, Dr. Ehlert has worked with thousands of youths in a variety of settings including hospitals, residential treatment centers, partial hospital programs, school day treatment and outpatient mental health settings. She holds a doctorate degree in clinical psychology where her training focused on developmental issues of childhood, and child psychopathology issues. Professionals who have worked with Dr. Ehlert in the past have often commented that interventions she offers succeeded where others have failed.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Laura Ehlert maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Laura has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Laura Ehlert is a member of the Minnesota Psychological Association.


Additional Info

Questions?

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Live Event 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.


Timeline for Completion

Please complete the CE quiz and/or evaluation within one week after the event.


Objectives

  1. Communicate how sensory, language, and executive skills impairments create fight/flight/freeze and defensive responses that lead to dysregulation and related behavioral issues in children.
  2. Choose the appropriate intervention strategies to improve student skills including self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion.
  3. Employ behavior modification techniques and problem-solving strategies to diffuse students' escalated and oppositional behavior.
  4. Implement environmental strategies to accommodate children’s processing deficits and emotional regulation needs.
  5. Utilize problem-solving strategies to develop appropriate behavioral expectations and coping mechanisms for improved self-regulation skills in students.
  6. Apply cognitive restructuring strategies to reduce frequency, severity and duration of children’s behavioral and emotional outbursts.

Outline

Perspective-Taking and Meaning to Improve Behavior
The intersection of sensory, cognitive, affect and motor systems
  • The “Set-up”: Child’s expectation + delayed development = failure
  • Develop appropriate expectations: Pitfalls and strengths of developmental models
  • Strategies for triggering triggers: Reinforcing desired behavior
  • De-escalation strategies and precursors to problem-solving
Sensory Deficits
Interdependence between sensory processing and perception
  • Interventions to reduce sensory triggers
  • Desensitize strategies to reset the “panic switch”
  • Manage the environment to reduce sensory overload
  • Experience your own dysregulation to sensory challenges
Language/Learning Deficits
Incorporate language processing into our understanding of behavior
  • Your emotional response to their language challenges
  • Recognize, validate and problem-solve common language deficit triggers
  • Social Pragmatics insight and behavior
  • Suggestions for accommodations and modifications for the classroom
Executive Functioning Deficits
Effective supports to overcoming EF roadblocks
  • Problem-solving strategies to improve organization, working memory and metacognitive deficits
  • Environments that manage fidgeting, restlessness and inattention and provide positive social-emotional regulation
  • Experience how we might set kids up to fail without realizing it
Behavioral Strategies
Empower children to make positive choices and take responsibility for their behavior
  • Create realistic expectations through better understanding of the child’s process
  • Successful “resetting” through behavior modification and skills coaching
  • Environmental structures and nurturing words that regulate
  • Reduce tantrums and emotional dysregulation through cognitive restructuring
Problem-Solving Strategies
Teach flexibility, tolerance and decision-making
  • End power struggles and the blame game
  • Improve child’s acceptance and personal responsibility for behavior
  • Create realistic expectations
  • Use language as a self-regulation tool
Brain Training
Increase task completion, social success and emotional control
  • Music and rhythm
  • Cerebellum Stimulation Training
  • Brain Gym®
  • Yoga & mindfulness
  • Neurotherapy models
  • Limitations of research and potential risks
Neuro-Biological Considerations
  • Diet/food
  • Supplements/vitamins
  • Sensitivities/toxins
  • Movement and exercise to regulate the brain

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Therapists
  • Art Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • Physicians
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children

Reviews

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Overall:      4.2

Total Reviews: 13

Comments

Nancy J

"Thank you for role modeling respectful and collaborative relationship with the children. I appreciated your attitude of ‘discovery’ to understand the child’s point of view. It was valuable to have exercises that help us understand how the child may perceive an experience. Your work is needed now more than ever."

Ashley C

"This was an extremely helpful webinar both professionally (LPC) and personally as a parent. Due to the use of examples and presentation style, I anticipate that I will retain the information more easily. I have already started to apply information and hope to integrate it well. "

Julie K

"Outstanding Seminar. Very informative and loved the examples Dr. Ehlert used to help her audience process. "

Kimberly S

"I especially liked that she spoke of all disorders with executive functioning weaknesses and did not make it all autism specific. There is much overlap in behaviors and weaknesses in students regardless of their disability label."

Kari M

"Amazing presentation. As an OT in a school, I pride myself in supporting my students in any ways possible and am working to help other team/staff members understand the importance of a child's "just right" challenge, meeting children where they are at when needed and understanding our expectations of certain children may not match their needs. I loved your presentation, examples and material. "

Susan S

"Dr. Ehlert is a clear dynamic and very effective speaker. "

VERONICA C

"I loved the training and the trainer. It was validating to the work i'm doing. "

Rachel F

"Really liked examples of cases and real life experience."

Monica B

"I was very impressed with the content of the course. I can’t wait to share what I learned with my coworkers and put new strategies into place in the classroom."

Kimberly A

"As an online participant it would have been nice to be acknowledged as taking part. As an OT I would recommend this course only for beginner level. The presenter was knowledgeable and presented a wealth of information in a short time span. "

Location

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