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



Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger's, anxiety, mood, and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Watch this recording and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your clients' most challenging behaviours 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 behaviours and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Scott Walls 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 program with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.9
Speakers:
Scott D. Walls, MA, LIPC, CCMHC
Duration:
6 Hours 16 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 28, 2020
Product Code:
POS061440
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD

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This online program is worth 6.5 hours CPD.



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Scott D. Walls, MA, LIPC, CCMHC, is a mental health counselor in private practice in Lincoln, NE, and has previously spent 15 years with the Lincoln Public Schools as a behavior specialist and psychotherapist. Scott has provided therapy and consultation services for hundreds of children, teens and families in the Lincoln area. In addition, Scott has provided numerous trainings for teachers, administrators and case management staff for various agencies. He is also the author of Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents (PESI, 2016) and Behavior Management Skills Guide with Deb Rauner (PESI, 2015).

Scott co-founded a domestic violence group for female offenders and was a practicing therapist and case manager supervisor for a special project in Lincoln that offered treatment for torture and trauma survivors for refugees and immigrants. In addition to his duties as a therapist and consultant, Scott is the founder and owner of the Lincoln Karate Clinic, Inc. This karate school offers specialized karate lessons for children ages 4-7 and youth ages 8 and up. The karate school is well known for providing unique classes that incorporates Stranger Danger lessons, and Scott’s personally developed antibullying program entitled: “The 4 C’s of Bullying.” 

Scott enjoys providing information to students and participants in a relaxed learning environment and makes every attempt to give participants practical and down to earth educational information.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Scott Walls maintains a private practice.  He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial:  Scott Walls is a member of the National Board for Certified Counselors.


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Objectives

  1. Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration, and severity of behavioural episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals, and parents.
  2. Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behaviour in children and youth.
  3. Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioural episodes & psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment.
  4. Communicate how a skilled observation of behaviour 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 behaviour intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.

Outline

Behaviours 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
    • Behaviour plans
    • Motivational incentives
    • Set the stage for success
    • Remember the initial goal
    • Appropriately address the functions of the behaviour
  • 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 behaviours

Treatment Strategies Part IV

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

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • 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 that Work with Children

Reviews

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Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 23

Comments

Laura C

"I enjoyed the presentation "

NANCY M

"I like in person presentation better than on-line but was ok with presentation."

Meagen J

"learned a great deal more about ODD"

Lisa L

"It was a good conference and Mr Walls was effective"

Kathleen Y

"Accommodation of the COVID 19 restrictions was awesome."

Hillary H

"He was an excellent presenter and very informative! Would likely recommend "

Jay N

"First time using it and it worked very well I had technical questions and I was able to call and get them answered right away thank you very much"

Mark E

"Overall, a very effective presentation. I would recommend this to my co-workers. "

Joaquin G

"Excellent presenters!!!"

Barbara D

"excellent presentation"

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