LIVE VIRTUAL Challenging Behaviours in Youth
Strategies for Intervention
Apr 21, 2021 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)
Trainer: Elaine Conrad, MEd, RP
Price: $249.00 CAD (regular rate) + taxRegister Now
This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check system requirements prior to registering.
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. Guidelines for structuring interactions for positive outcomes will be given, and a coaching model to bring out the best in youth who exhibit challenging behaviour will be provided.
Please note: This workshop does not provide training for clinical therapy or review clinical conditions that may lead to challenging behaviours.
About This Workshop
Some of the Topics Included
- 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
- Behaviour Guidance Strategies
- A Coaching Model for Challenging Behaviours
- Managing Aggressive Behaviours
- Strategies for Noncompliance Behaviours
- Working with Attention Seeking Behaviours
This is an introductory level workshop intended for school personnel, social service professionals, support workers, parents, and anyone working with children and youth who exhibit challenging behaviours.
Method of Delivery
Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, and small group discussions.
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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Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, 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.
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