This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging child—the one who won’t sit still; doesn’t follow directions; often throws tantrums; or has difficulty waiting for their turn. They may “hit first and ask questions later”. They react impulsively and have difficulty expressing what they need or what is frustrating them. We know this child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their behaviour doesn’t reflect these positive qualities. These are the children who confuse and frustrate parents and who overwhelm teachers and peers. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are unable to succeed in school, with peers and at home.
Watch clinical psychologist Dr. Ehlert and learn to effectively intervene with the emotional and behavioural dysregulation of children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders. Through hands-on activities and dynamic discussion, you will learn techniques, behavioural strategies, problem-solving strategies and brain training exercises to:
Walk away with proven emotional, behavioural and processing strategies that lead to social and academic success!
|Manual - Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents (1.4 MB)||115 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Laura Ehlert, PsyD, is a child clinical psychologist who has worked with children and adolescents with severe emotional/behavioral issues for over 30 years. She maintains a private practice in Burnsville, Minnesota where she specializes in working with clients who struggle with information, executive functioning and sensory processing deficits, and their associated emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. Dr. Ehlert has worked with thousands of youth in a variety of settings including hospitals, residential treatment centers, partial hospital programs, school day treatment and outpatient mental health settings. She holds a doctorate degree in clinical psychology where her training focuses on developmental issues of childhood, and child psychopathology issues.
Professionals who have worked with Dr. Ehlert in the past have often commented that the perspectives and interventions she offers succeeded where others have failed. All behavior has function and is goal driven. Therefore, our understanding from the child’s perspective and being able to collaborate with the child to better know what information they do or don’t have in any difficult situation, is vital. If you want to resolve the problem that is creating the difficult behavior, you must first understand what is behind that behavior.
Financial: Laura Ehlert maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Laura has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Laura Ehlert has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Perspective-Taking and Meaning to Improve Behaviour
The intersection of sensory, cognitive, affect and motor systems
Interdependence between sensory processing and perception
Incorporate language processing into our understanding of behaviour
Executive Functioning Deficits
Effective supports to overcoming EF roadblocks
Empower children to make positive choices and take responsibility for their behaviour
Teach flexibility, tolerance and decision-making
Increase task completion, social success and emotional control
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