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


Credit Available - See CEUs tab below.

Category:
Children and Adolescent Behavioral |  Occupational Therapy |  Speech/Language Pathology
Faculty:
Robert Hull, MA, ED, EDS, MHS
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
Oct 13, 2016
SKU:
POS061915
Media Type:
Online Learning


Description

  • Effective strategies for ODD, ADHD, anxiety and mood disorders
  • Strategies for tantrums, noncompliance, bullying and other challenging behaviors
  • Take away specific, strategy-driven techniques
  • Improve treatment with better assessment of the look-alike disorders
  • Eliminate the BIG TEN behaviors
  • Positive alternatives for your most challenging kids

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar 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. Robert Hull 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 seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.

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

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!)

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
    • P.C.P.
    • 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

Treatment Strategies Part IV

  • Special Populations & Circumstances
    • Asperger’s disorder
    • Divorce, separation
    • Abuse and neglect
    • Parent misbehavior
    • Foster care

OBJECTIVES

  1. Determine behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents.
  2. Implement proactive strategies and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive children and youth.
  3. Communicate the difference between behavioral episodes & psychiatric conditions.
  4. Determine how to do a skilled observation of behavior.
  5. Practice how to improve your intervention/interview skills with children and youth.
  6. Implement proactive strategies such as writing a behavior intervention plan and safety plan for home and school.

 

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CEUs


General Credits

This course is available for 6.0 total CPDs

The HPCSA has declared that any on-line courses CPD/CEU credited by a certified US board, is automatically CPD/CEU credited in South Africa. 

As there are different boards for different disciplines, we at Acacia suggest that you use the Counselling CPD/CEU credits. These correspond to South African credits of one CPD/CEU per 60 minutes. If you choose to use your discipline's credits, please do so at your discretion.


Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits. 



Handouts

Faculty

Robert Hull, MA, ED, EDS, MHS Related seminars and products


Robert Hull, EDS, MED, NCSP, award winning school psychologist, career educator, special education administrator and professor, is an expert in implementing evidence based practice into practical, easy to implement strategies that lead to desired outcomes.

Robert’s hands-on assistance has helped and inspired thousands of educators who work in the most challenging schools in our nation. His 25 years of experience working with youth and teachers in areas ranging from urban inner cities to impoverished rural counties, has led to his recognition by local school systems, state governments, and state legislatures. Robert Hull has a reputation for taking on the biggest challenges in the most difficult school systems. As an administrator at both the system/district and state levels, he implemented reforms in the areas of disproportionality, implementing evidence based practices, and educating traumatized children.

Robert Hull graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a degree in psychology, and obtained graduate degrees in education and public health from Arizona State University, Memphis State University, and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is also the co-author of CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents (PESI, 2017).

Robert’s style uses humor to instill hope and motivation in order to release the anger and disillusionment that educators working with challenged youth face. A passionate presenter, he creates optimism while making compelling points. Robert’s “get the job done” approach focuses on creating a culture of success where everyone is responsible for leadership and everyone gains from success.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Hull is an author for Oxford University Press and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robert Hull has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Target Audience

Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Mental Health Professionals

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

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!)

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
    • P.C.P.
    • 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

Treatment Strategies Part IV

  • Special Populations & Circumstances
    • Asperger’s disorder
    • Divorce, separation
    • Abuse and neglect
    • Parent misbehavior
    • Foster care

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