Skip to Main Content
menu
  • Website Accessibility Settings
  • Provider Login (Opens in a New Window)
  • Get Directions
  • Contact us

Anxiety Disorders within Our Schools - AM Session

Date/Time
Aug 6, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Location
To Be Determined - either Garden City or Westbury
Presenter
Frank Barrett, M.S. SPED, PD
Age Range
Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
CEUs/CPDs for
Teachers, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, OTs, LMHCs, School Leaders, Level III Teaching Assts.
Other Audience
Teacher Aides

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common disorders seen among children and adolescents. Children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school and miss out on important social experiences. This session will explain the differences between stress, anxiety and fear. Information will be provided about different manifestations of anxiety, including selective mutism, separation anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and generalized anxiety. Strategies that can be used in classroom and therapy sessions to address student’s needs will be discussed.

IMPORTANT: This is a REPEAT of the December 2017 session. You are NOT eligible for CEUs if you attended this session.


Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports - PM Session

Developing & Teaching Classroom Expectations
Date/Time
Aug 6, 2019 - 12:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Location
To Be Determined - either Garden City or Westbury
Presenter
Frank Barrett, M.S. SPED, PD
Age Range
Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
CEUs/CPDs for
Teachers, Social Workers, Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, OTs, LMHCs, School Leaders, Level III Teaching Assts.
Other Audience
Teacher Aides

Classroom management can be a challenging aspects of teaching. As teaching becomes more stressful with increased accountability standards and high-stakes testing, a well-managed classroom is key to maximizing student learning opportunities. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) emphasizes the use of proactive strategies that define, teach and reinforce appropriate behaviors. Attendees will learn how to develop expectations that can be used in classroom, related service and other school settings, and how to teach and reinforce those expectations. The CHAMPs system of setting expectations for specific each activity is one of the strategies that will be discussed. The acronym refers to identifying the expectations for Conversation, Help, Activity, Movement and Participation.

IMPORTANT: This is a REPEAT of the April 2018 session. You are NOT eligible for CEUs if you attended.


Registration Options
  • Aug 6, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    Early Bird - AM Session Only55.00
    Early Bird - PM Session Only55.00
    Early Bird - AM & PM Sessions95.00
mail_outlineJOIN OUR MAILING LIST