Management and De-Escalation of Inappropriate Behavior: A Quick Guide to Understanding and Implementing Techniques for Change
Presented by Dr. Steve Olivas
Description:

  • Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020

  • Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

  • Platform: Zoom. The link will be to sent to registrants.

  • Audience: Any individual involved in the education/instruction/supervision of children (Pre-K-12) who experience challenging behavior demonstrations (administrators, teachers, paras, related-services personnel, etc.)

  • Contact Hours: 2.0 contact hours are available for this training.

  • Registration: Please register using the link at the bottom of the page.

  • Cost: $25.00 for member districts and $40.00 for non-member districts. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to pay.

You must click two links, one to register and one to pay below.


This two-hour training will cover basic strategies for maintaining a stable classroom environment. The overview will include ideas for incentivizing and de-escalating individual children, as well as managing the room as a whole. You will learn specific interventions and also gain a basic understanding of when to choose among the different techniques.
Steven T. Olivas, Ph.D., HSP, nationally-renowned speaker, author and behavior consultant, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Middle Tennessee. He began his practice career in 1991 when ADHD was exploding onto the scene and has enjoyed working with the energy and spontaneous creativity of children ever since.

Throughout his career, he has taught courses at nine colleges and universities, been a national public speaker, a regular columnist for a local newspaper and co-host of a popular radio show. He is the author of When Good Kids Go Bad: Effective Solutions for Problem Behaviors and the acclaimed book Bad Kids…or Bad Behavior?

For nearly 25 years, he has been helping clinicians, school systems, and parents around the country understand and manage the kids and teens most likely to act out in impulsive and aggressive manners.