Wired Differently Seminar: Detroit, MI


Mar 23, 2017 – 08:00 AM

600 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126 Map

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REGISTERING WITH A PURCHASE ORDER? To submit a registration form along with a purchase order, click here. We also accept registration forms and school purchase orders by fax, mail or email ( Order processing fee does not apply to purchase orders. All prices are quoted in US Dollars. Studies show that approximately 20 percent of all students are diagnosable for a mental, emotional or behavioral health issue. This seminar will help counselors, teachers and other professionals understand how to support and teach this high-potential portion of the student population while avoiding an unmanageable classroom environment. In a single classroom, it is quite conceivable that a teacher might be dealing with 4 or 5 different disorders. Some of the most common challenges mainstreamed in the classroom tend to be: Anger Disorders Bipolar Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder ADHD Anxiety Disorder Asperger’s Syndrome Borderline Personality Disorder Reactive Attachment Disorder These issues are often undiagnosed and easily misunderstood — and may be responded to as simple discipline issues. Behaviors that tend to be common to students who are wired differently include: Disorganization Perfectionism Trouble dealing with change Performance and testing anxiety Social anxiety Over- and under-reacting to adults and peers The goal of this seminar is to provide you with key insights and approaches to help you prevent disruptions and distractions, while maximizing the abilities of students with these unique challenges. View clips from previous seminars and webinars.  SEMINAR LOCATIONS See All Seminar Locations Here. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Mike Paget, M.Ed. Mike currently works as a state consultant for students with severe emotional and behavioral problems. He has worked with ODD, CD and other special needs students for more than 25 years. Mike is an innovator of effective approaches for working with extremely challenging students. He has conducted seminars across the U.S. and Canada for educators on creative techniques for managing classroom behavior, student aggression and crisis intervention. He is co-author of the books, Aggressive and Violent Students and Defying the Defiance. AGENDA View the Wired Differently Seminar Agenda here. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES In this one-day seminar, you will learn: Common misunderstandings educators sometimes have about these students  Why traditional policies and practices often fail with these students  Do's and don'ts for supporting these students with dignity and respect:  Assisting with organizational challenges  Building an environment that minimizes perfectionism  Controlling change, while helping students deal with it  Creating a climate that strikes a balance between challenge and support  Helping smooth social interactions  Reducing stigma and creating a respectful climate with a particularly "challenging" classroom situation  Practical ways to prevent students from riding the "mental health escalator"  Other successful approaches to reach students with emotional, mental and behavioral challenges DOWNLOAD A BROCHURE WHO SHOULD  ATTEND School Counselors  School Social Workers  Principals and  Administrators  Special Education Personnel  At-Risk Coordinators  After-School Program  Coordinators  Community Youth Program Coordinators  Faith-Based Youth Program Coordinator  Teachers  Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinators CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATES: Certificates of Completion for this workshop, which indicate 6 contact hours of continuing education, will be available at the end of the workshop. In many cases, depending on your profession and jurisdiction, this Certificate of Completion is sufficient for tracking your continuing education and professional development efforts. We suggest that you contact your local board or governing agency to see exactly what steps are necessary for approval in your particular discipline. Please note that Developmental Resources is also an approved Provider for the following national and regional accrediting agencies: Association of Social Work Boards: Developmental Resources, #1053, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE™) Program. Developmental Resources maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: (8/13/2016-8/13/2019). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 Clinical Social Work continuing education clock hours. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 Clinical Social Work continuing education clock hours. NBCC (#5602): Developmental Resources is recognized by the NBCC to offer contact hours for continuing education/recertification use by National Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines.  Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists (#260) Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (#1294) CANCELLATION POLICY All cancellations incur a $20 administrative fee and must be received in writing or electronically seven days prior to seminar. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after that date. Substitutions are welcome at any time. Developmental Resources, Inc. reserves the right to cancel any seminar in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be returned. If for any reason the seminar is not held, Developmental Resources' liability is limited to a refund of the registration fee paid. If you miss the cancellation deadline, and are unable to either attend the training or send a substitute, we will issue a voucher that is valid for two years. It is transferable to a colleague and may be applied toward any of our professional development events.

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