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ODD, ASD, ADHD & Mood Disorders: Over 50 Techniques for Children & Adolescents


Average Rating:
   41
Speaker:
Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA
Duration:
6 Hours 16 Minutes
Copyright:
Mar 06, 2024
Product Code:
POS012210
Media Type:
Digital Recording
Access:
Never expires.


Description

It’s guaranteed… this training will guide you through focused, clear and successful methods for treating children. You will walk away with evidence-based techniques that will not only re-energize your practice but also help your clients to:

Decrease:

  • Aggression
  • Distractibility
  • Impulsivity
  • Over-Activity
  • Sensory Sensitivity
  • Irritability/Temper Tantrums
  • Hopelessness
  • Panic/Anxiety

Increase:

  • Effective Communication
  • Self-Control
  • Coping with Environmental Change & Transitions
  • Task-Focus & Persistence
  • Empathy & Remorse
  • Respect
  • Social Skills

Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, M.A., L.P.A., national speaker, expert and author will teach you more than 50 techniques that can quickly improve the lives of children and adolescents with ODD, ASD, ADHD and mood disorders. Learn how to troubleshoot and adapt techniques for preschool through high school aged kids through real-life case studies, video/audio clips, reproducible client-friendly worksheets, and step-by-step directions for every intervention. Jen’s passion, caring, humour, and time-tested approaches will make this training fly by! You will leave invigorated and empowered to treat the top childhood disorders.

CPD

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.



CPD

This online program is worth 6.5 hours CPD.



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Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA, 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 employment relationships with the University of Kentucky and Hundley Psychological Services. She receives compensation as a guest speaker. Jennifer Wilke-Deaton receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jennifer Wilke-Deaton has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Utilize over 50 proven techniques for working with kids with behavioural issues, high-functioning ASD, ADHD and mood disturbance.
  2. Recommend how to promote “whole brain” change in children with verbal processing and auditory learning issues.
  3. Develop tools for daily mindfulness and self-regulation practice.
  4. Apply strategies to develop life skills for a wide variety of emotional disturbances and behavioural problems.
  5. Implement strategies for treating intolerance, anxiety and impulsivity.
  6. Dissect how to reduce power struggles & anger through CBT and validation techniques.

Outline

DSM-5® Updates & Making Effective Treatment and Academic Goals for:

  • ODD/CD
  • ASD
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Trauma
  • Substance Abuse

The Brain-Behaviour Connection

  • Executive Functioning
  • Auditory Processing
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Sensory-Motor

Proven Treatment Techniques for ODD

  • Environmental support to increase autonomy
  • Self Regulation to decrease arousal states
  • Reverse aggression and inattention caused by technology and video games
  • Promote healthy brain function with structured daily living practices
  • Reduce power struggles and anger through CBT and validation techniques
  • Foster positive peer involvement & altruism
  • …and more

Proven Treatment Techniques for ASD

  • Group and individual techniques for developing social skills of:
    • Improved prosody
    • Appropriate eye contact
    • Awareness of personal space
    • Effective use of gesture and posture
    • Redirection from preoccupational interests
    • Coping with transitions

Proven Treatment Techniques for ADHD

  • Reduce excessive movement and climbing
  • Improve executive functioning and attention to detail
  • Develop an effective teaching/learning environment
  • Promote fluid task shifting
  • Develop “whole-brain” problem-solving skills
  • Boost sensory regulation
  • Effectively advocate for seating assignment, home/classwork planning, and task fatigue
  • …and more

Proven Treatment Techniques for Anxiety/Depression/Trauma

  • Inoculate anxiety in high pressure situations with behavioral tools
  • Facilitate anxiety control and decrease escapism at school and home
  • Reverse lethargy and withdrawal through CBT techniques
  • Increase distress tolerance skills utilizing sensory tools and imagery
  • Nurture mindfulness skills and prevent hopelessness and worthlessness
  • Prioritize worries for mindfulness practice through narrative activities and engagement of acceptance and commitment
  • Create hands-on tools for decreasing sensory sensitivity
  • Teach body awareness

Target Audience

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

Reviews

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Total Reviews: 41

Comments

Hayley A

"Exceptional presenter. I'm very thankful for her expertise and this CE. Thank you again."

Vicki S

"Excellent! Jennifer was engaging, knowledgeable and approachable. A+++"

Angela N

"Thank you Jennifer, very important and useful information. "

Rebecca B

"Wonderful presentation with so many useful strategies."

Shazia S

"Jennifer is an excellent speaker who stayed on topic and gave concrete examples and demonstrations for use. "

Virginia D

"she was an excellent presenter. The best so far in this ADHD package. "

Roseanne L

"very informative and useful"

Maren B

"The speaker was extremely engaging and knowledgable! I love that she was modeling techniques throughout the entire session, without overtly pointing them out all the time. I would absolutely take another course with her as the facilitator."

Norma H

"Exceptional Presenter !!"

JUNE K

"very excellent, knowledgable presenter"

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