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Oppositional, Defiant, Disruptive Behaviors in Kids from Scott D. Walls
Oppositional, Defiant, Disruptive Behaviors in Kids Non-Medication Strategies for the Classroom, Clinic, Home from Scott D. Walls, Jennifer Wilke-Deaton
Imagine the utter hopelessness and shame children and adolescents must feel as they continually struggle with behavioral issues…day in and day out. Even their caregivers, teachers and clinicians like you feel discouraged and desperate to find effective solutions for these vulnerable kids who just continue to struggle in life.
If equipped with the right set of strategies and interventions, you can dramatically improve the lives of these kids and help them overcome their social, emotional and behavioral challenges.
Join two of today’s leading childhood behavioral experts, Scott Walls, MA, LIPC, CCMHC, and Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA, for a new online course on positive, evidence-based interventions for oppositional, defiant & disruptive behaviors in kids.
In this online course, you’ll learn over 75 focused, clear and successful methods for helping children with disruptive behaviors and clinical disorders including ODD, ASD, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders and more.
Through real-life case studies, action-oriented exercises, and step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn to adapt the interventions and techniques for preschool through high school aged kids.
End this training feeling invigorated, empowered, and fully equipped with powerful strategies that will quickly improve the lives of kids with even the most difficult childhood behaviors and disorders.
In Module 1, Scott D. Walls, MA, LIPC, CCMHC, will walk you through both proactive and reactive non-medication strategies for out-of-control behaviors, emotional regulation, and childhood disorders. Immediately apply these powerful techniques in the home, school and clinical settings to build confidence, competence, resilience, and turn even your most oppositional and disruptive kids around.
Key topics in Module 1 include:
- Powerful assessment and observation tools to appropriately identify the behaviors or disorders.
- Strategies and behavior plans to eliminate disruptive behaviors including tantrums, noncompliance, bullying, yelling/screaming and more.
- Evidence-based interventions for children struggling with ODD, ADHD, mood disorders, autism, aspergers, and anxiety.
- Techniques for special circumstances including attachment issues, abuse and neglect, divorce, and foster care.
In Module 2, Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA, shares over 50 additional evidence-based techniques that improve the lives of children and adolescents with ODD, ASD, ADHD and mood disorders. Through case studies, video/audio clips, worksheets, and step-by-step instructions for every intervention, you’ll be fully prepared to troubleshoot and adapt these successful methods for preschool through high school aged kids.
Key topics in Module 2 include:
- Methods to develop effective treatment and academic goals for specific disorders.
- Over 50 proven techniques for specific behavioral issues and disorders including ODD, ASD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and trauma.
- How to promote “whole brain” change for children with executive functioning, auditory processing, emotion regulation and sensory-motor issues.
- Techniques to develop life skills, such as daily mindfulness and self-regulation practices, for a variety of emotional disturbances and behavioral issues.
Scott D. Walls, MA, LIPC, CCMHC, is a mental health counselor in private practice in Lincoln, NE, with both state certification as well as national certifications through NBCC as a National Certified Counselor, National Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and is also a Diplomate through AMHCA as a Child and Adolescent Specialist. Scott spent 15 years employed as a behavior specialist and psychotherapist in public schools.
Since 1998, Scott has provided therapy and consultation services for children, teens and families in the Lincoln area. In addition, Scott has provided hundreds of trainings throughout the country for clinicians, teachers, administrators and case management staff of various agencies.
Scott was a co-founder of a domestic violence group for female offenders and was also 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.
Scott is the co-author of the book: Behavior Management Guide: Practical Activities and Interventions for ages 3-18 and is the author of: Oppositional Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-Medication Approaches to the Most Challenging ODD Behaviors.
Financial: Scott Walls maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Scott Walls has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, MA, LPA, is a licensed behavioral health therapist working in a private practice setting in Richmond, KY. Jen has more than 15 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.
Jennifer has published the Parenting Better Children, CD Awareness in Focus: Modern Guided Imagery Techniques for Immediate Practice, CD Awareness in Focus by Kids For Kids, and The Mandala Workbook: Activities Across the Lifespan.
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. She also administers 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, and case management services. Her specialties are in the areas of child abuse, PTSD, DBT, behavioral disorders, anxiety, autistic spectrum, and attachment.