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Challenging Behaviours in Youth – Strategies for Intervention

May 30, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: $ 220.00 (regular rate)


Ottawa, Ontario – Best Western Ottawa City Centre


Trainer: Matt Schaaf, B.Ed

Photo of Matt Schaaf, Trainer with Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

About the trainer

Matt Schaaf, B.Ed

Matt is a conflict resolution practitioner and educator. His violence prevention and intervention work has taken him from inner city Winnipeg, Colombia and northern Indigenous communities. In addition to consulting and training with CTRI, he works in the field of human rights and gender-based violence in the post-secondary and non-profit sectors. Matt facilitates CTRI workshops related to restorative justice, bullying and violence-prevention. As a trainer, he combines insightful analysis with a warm sense of humour and a deep appreciation for the experiential knowledge of that participants bring to a workshop.

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Description

For those who work with youth, managing challenging behaviours that interfere with development, learning or success can be both frustrating and exhausting. This workshop will review challenging behaviours related to aggression, non-compliance and attention-seeking, and will provide a framework for intervening with these behaviours. Participants will analyze the effectiveness of their current approach and develop insights into what is happening when attempts at intervention do not work. They will gain a clear understanding of how to structure interactions for positive outcomes and will be provided with a coaching model to bring out the best in youth who exhibit challenging behaviours.

Please note: This workshop does not provide training for clinical therapy or review clinical conditions that may lead to challenging behaviours.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

  • What is Challenging Behaviour?
  • Your Response and the Role of Empathy
  • When Challenging Behaviour Escalates
  • Coaching and Providing Direction
  • Finding Your Interaction Style
  • Positioning Yourself to Coach
  • Behavior Guidance
  • A Coaching Model for Challenging Behaviours
  • Aggressive Reactions
  • Key Concepts in Defusing Aggression
  • Coaching to Guide Aggression
  • Noncompliance
  • Key Concepts in Reshaping Noncompliance
  • Coaching to Guide Noncompliance
  • Attention Seeking
  • Key Concepts in Attention Seeking
  • Coaching to Guide Attention Seeking

Target Audience

This is an introductory level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, teachers, parents and anyone working with children and youth who exhibit challenging behaviours.

Method of Delivery

Lecture, video, group exercises, and small group discussion.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the function of challenging behaviours
  • Apply a coaching framework for behaviour change.
  • Evaluate their current intervention style
  • Apply a framework for behaviour change
  • Support children and youth in managing challenging behaviours

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Details

Date:
May 30, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Ottawa, Ontario – Best Western Ottawa City Centre
1274 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7K8 Canada
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Phone:
613-728-1951
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.
Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Limited Seating

Register Early! To better facilitate group interaction, seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

You Will Receive

A spiral bound training manual and workshop certificate as well as morning and afternoon refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shoppping cart, add quanitity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise throughout your interaction with the CTRI office or our workshop please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected].

Special Accommodations
for Disabilities

Please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: A two day workshops earns 12 continuing education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.

The following associations have formally approved our workshops:

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
www.ccpa-accp.ca

Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)
www.cpca-rpc.ca

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
www.aswb.org

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
www.nbcc.org

Alberta College of Social Workers
www.acsw.ab.ca
*Category A Competency Credit

Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
www.vracanada.com

Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada
www.acctcounsellor.com

Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation & Work Adjustment Society (CAVEWAS)
www.cavewas.com

To have your organization or association listed here, please contact [email protected]