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Effectively Treat Behavior in Children: Traumatic Brain Injury, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing, Cognitive Limitations, PTSD, & Other Challenges

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   13
Registration Fee:   $435

At the conclusion of this session participants will be able to:
  • Efficiently assess and differentiate sensory integration and behavioral problems in infants, children and adolescents.
  • Identify and Plan intervention for commonly observed movement and ADL challenges in young children with Autism, Asperger's, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and/or a history of abuse and neglect.
  • Develop individualized FAB Deep Pressure Progression, Handling and Activity Strategies for reaching your client's goals of improved behavioral , developmental, and sensory processing skills.
  • Describe several strategies for managing behavior problems (e.g., inattention, screaming, kicking, biting) during individual and small group treatment sessions.
  • Develop individualized environmental adaptations (e.g. sensory areas) in school, home, clinic, and hospital settings that promote self-control and learning in infants, children, and adolescents with developmental disabilities.
  • Demonstrate the use of new handling, play, music, movement, and art activities that address client's combined behavioral, developmental, and sensory processing challenges.

  • Target Audience
    PT, OT, SLP

    Confirmation Notes
    Education Resources, Inc. is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for 1.3 Continuing Education Units (Intermediate Level, Related area) ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
    Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.
    NBCOT professional development provider.

    Day One: 8:30-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast 9:00-10:15 Identifying and Distinguishing Sensory Integration from Behavior Challenges 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-12:00 New techniques to improve Sensory Integration and Behavior Skills
  • Integrating Play and Music
  • Movement,
  • Art and Puppets
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:45 Practical NeuroPsychology and Behavioral Strategies that work
  • Application to individual therapy sessions
  • Small Group Intervention
  • Maximize your treatment time by learning to more efficiently help the child develop essential prerequisite skills
  • 2:45-3:00 Break 3:00-4:30 Family Centered Strategies and Home Programs
  • Evidence based approaches to improve
  • self-control, self regulation, awareness, attention
  • How to enlist family members, teachers and other therapists in practical ways related to their interaction with the child

  • Day Two: 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00-10:15 Intervention LAB: Practicing FAB Deep Pressure Progression, Handling, and Therapy Ball Strategies 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-12:00 Intervention LAB: Practicing FAB Activity Strategies 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:45 Intervention Development: Analysis of Treatment Videos for Developing Individualized Goals and FAB Deep Pressure Progression, Handling, and Activity Strategy Programs for Clients 2:45-3:00 Break 3:00-4:30 Developing Individualized Goals and Environmental Adaptations:
  • Proven strategies you can use immediately

  • Description
    Effectively treat children with sensory based problems and general behavior problems using a new approach that combines sensory integration and behavioral techniques to proactively address interfering behaviors and strengthen social skills and learning. This hands-on lab course emphasizes practical scientific based strategies involving handling, play, art, music, and movement activities. This new approach synthesizes Sensory Integration, Behavioral, NDT, NeuroPsychology and Trager Body Work. Participants are armed with numerous strategies that can be implemented immediately with children who have general behavioral problems, emotional problems, Autism, Asperger’s, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Conduct Disorder,or a history of abuse/neglect. All participants receive Dr. Pagano’s recently published FAB Environmental Adaptation, Firm Pressure Progression, Handling, and Activity Strategies and learn to individualize them for varied clients.

    Dates and Locations
    Register Address:   Des Moines Iowa
    Location:   Blank Children's Hospital
    Dates:   10-16-2020 - 10-17-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM

    Register Address:   Cedar Knolls New Jersey
    Location:   P.G. Chambers School
    Dates:   11-20-2020 - 11-21-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM