Training

Practical Strategies for Challenging Behavior

Friday, December 6th 2019

THIS TRAINING IS NOW CLOSED! 

PLEASE CONTACT mahri@pdmonster.com IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BRING THIS TRAINING TO YOUR SCHOOL. 

Date: Friday, December 6th 2019
Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 136 Marsh Hill Road, Orange, CT 06477
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $145 – LUNCH IS INCLUDED

Email mahri@pdmonster.com to discuss a discounted group rate for more than 3 participants from the same school or district.

Audience: This session is appropriate for any education professional who wants to learn more about problem-solving and managing challenging student behaviors, including administrators, teachers, social workers, psychologists, counselors, and behavior specialists.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886795044-4237) for 6 continuing education contact hours.

Description: In this session, participants will learn how to use the principles of behavioral science to effectively and efficiently address challenging behaviors in the school environment. Participants will learn a functional 5-Step process for planning prevention and intervention for challenging behaviors from students of any age. Emphasis will be placed on learning effective methods of progress monitoring behavior. Participants will leave with a packed toolkit of practical strategies, data collection methods, and enhanced problem-solving skills.

Presenters: Mahri Wrightington, Ph.D. & Amy Briesch, Ph.D.

Dr. Mahri Wrightington is the founder and CEO of PD Monster. She earned her doctorate in school psychology at the University of Connecticut and holds current CT school certifications in school psychology and school administration. Having worked as a school psychologist, school administrator, and education consultant for the past 15 years, Dr. Wrightington has a wealth of knowledge to share with participants. Her training style is humorous, engaging, and practical. Dr. Wrightington is passionate about providing professional development that will have an immediate impact on the practices of the participants.

Dr. Amy Briesch is an Associate Professor and the Director of the School Psychology Program at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her areas of expertise include the (1) identification and examination of feasible and psychometrically-sound measures for the formative assessment of student social behavior, (2) use of self-management as an intervention strategy for reducing problem behaviors in the classroom, and (3) role of student involvement in intervention design and implementation. She is the author of several professional articles and books in these areas.

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Practical Strategies for Challenging Behavior

Friday, December 6th 2019

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