Wired Differently: 5 Keys for Working with Students with Mental Wellness Challenges

Learning Objectives

The insights in this program will help you and your staff adopt the following five keys to working with students with mental wellness challenges including Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anger Disorders, Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Asperger’s Syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and others:

• Owning Who You Are
• Reasonable Accommodations
• Prevention
• No Stigma Zone
• A Positive and Welcoming Climate

Description

Current studies show that approximately 20 percent of all students are diagnosable for a mental, emotional or behavioral health issue. This DVD and AccuTrain On-Demand program will help teachers, counselors, administrators and other professionals understand how to support and teach this high-potential portion of the student population — while avoiding an unmanageable classroom environment.

About the Presenter

Mike Paget, M.Ed. works as a consultant to schools throughout North America to help them better teach challenging students. He is an innovator of effective approaches for working with students with severe emotional and behavioral problems. He has conducted keynote presentations and seminars across the U.S. and Canada on creative techniques for crisis intervention and managing classroom behavior. Mike spent 20 years working extensively with ODD, CD and other special needs

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