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Oppositional, Explosive and Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom
Digital Seminar
$219.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Details:
Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
KATHY MORRIS, M.ED., B.S.
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
2/26/2020
CE Available:
No, CE credit is not available
Product Code:
POS055635
Objectives
  1. Discriminate functions of behavior during a tantrum vs. meltdown.
  2. Illustrate the connections and breakdowns between communication, social skills, and behaviors.
  3. Employ a breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills.
  4. Design optimal classroom structure to prevent overstimulation and sensory breakdowns.
  5. Employ SOCCSS, keychain rules, and t-charts to prevent, intervene, or consequate targeted behaviors.
  6. Utilize surprise cards, change of schedule cues, and transition markers to alleviate anxiety.
Outline
Functions of a Meltdown
  • Tantrum vs. meltdown
  • Stages of a meltdown
  • Sensory issues vs. behavior issues
  • Meltdown intervention video
Identify Triggers that Drive Challenging Behaviors Related to:
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning disabilities
  • Executive functioning deficits
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Depression
Sensory Strategies
  • Easy-to-use sensory tools and apps to calm
  • Overstimulation and sensory breakdowns
  • Classroom structure for optimal learning
Executive Functioning Strategies
  • Visual cues, music, and software designed to increase attention and focus
  • High interest areas to strengthen motivation and engagement
  • Visual reminders for routines and predictability
  • Visual structures to promote organization
Self-Regulation Strategies
  • Video modeling, t-charts, social stories, social scripts, emotions charts to develop self-control
  • Tools that promote self-monitoring of behavior
  • Power cards and visual checklists as powerful incentives to change behavior
Social/Emotional Communication Strategies
  • Social scripts and social stories to develop social interaction
  • Video modeling and role playing to demonstrate appropriate interactions
  • First person stories for positive behavior changes and affirmations
Explosive Behavior Strategies
  • Recognize the warning signs of a meltdown to prevent it
  • Surprise cards, change of schedule cues, and transition markers to alleviate anxiety
  • Visual cues to depict expected behavior
  • Converting the verbal to a visual
Techniques for After the Meltdown
  • Strategies for instructional consequences
  • Chart appropriate/inappropriate behaviors
  • Activities for reviewing behaviors when calm
  • Cartooning to facilitate feedback
  • Strategies for providing systematic feedback
  • Reinforcement for communication strategies
  • Identify feelings and review behavior
Hands-on Activities
  • Demonstration video of child having a meltdown
  • Appropriate and meaningful replacement behaviors for physical aggression
  • Instructional consequences for a meltdown
Author

KATHY MORRIS, M.ED., B.S.

Kathy Morris, M.Ed., B.S., has had over 42 years of experience working with children and adolescents with severe behavioral difficulties including those with autism, ADHD and executive dysfunction. Her consulting firm, igivuWings, specializes in autism and behavioral issues. Kathy works directly with families, educators, counselors, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and medical professionals throughout the world.

She has been a speech therapist, teacher for self-contained programs, resource teacher and first grade teacher. Kathy was also a diagnostician/supervisor for all grade levels. She was a LIFE Skills/autism/behavior/assistive technology consultant at a Texas education service center before leaving to start her own business in 1999.

A prolific speaker, Kathy has keynoted many national/international conferences. She is a frequent guest on a local news program promoting research-based techniques for working with children and adolescents with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and executive functioning differences.

Her video, Facilitating the Classroom Learning of Students with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism, Grades K-6, has been a popular addition for campus and district staff developments as well as for those in clinical practices. In addition, she has an audio CD, Practical Strategies for Working with Students with Social Cognitive Differences in the General Education Classroom.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kathy Morris maintains a private practice. She has authored an audio product and a DVD product which are published by the Bureau of Education & Research. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Kathy Morris is the mother of adult children with autism spectrum disorders.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
Audience
  • Educators
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • School Counselors
  • School Social Workers
  • School Psychologists
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children