Wendy teaches many of our workshops topics related to youth, and also trains in the area of wellness. She is co-author of the book, The Culture Question. She has Bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Education, and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Management. Wendy is a former teacher and director of a health and social services program. She has authored many of our workshops including Challenging Behaviours in Youth, and Conflict Resolution Skills for Youth. Wendy encourages adults to view their role in supporting youth as both a responsibility and a privilege. She believes that learning is a dynamic and life-long endeavor and with commitment, guidance, and individualized support, this process should be enjoyable and motivating. Wendy is an engaging presenter who delivers material in a format that maximizes the learning potential for all participants.
For those who work with youth, managing challenging behaviors that interfere with development, learning, or success can be both frustrating and exhausting. This webinar reviews challenging behaviors related to aggression, non-compliance, and attention-seeking, and will provide a framework for intervening with these behaviors. Guidelines for structuring interactions for positive outcomes will be given, and a coaching model to bring out the best in youth who exhibit challenging behavior is provided.
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Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:
Define challenging behavior in youth
Identify the negative outcomes of challenging behavior
Name the underlying needs of aggression, noncompliance and attention seeking
This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for social service and health care professionals, counselors, social workers, school personnel, and anyone interested in learning more about this topic.
Method of Delivery
Each webinar is 60 - 70 minutes in length. Pre-recorded webinars include no interactivity with the instructor. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can type in questions or comments directly to the instructor and hear feedback in realtime from the instructor.
Upon viewing entire webinar general participants will be able to receive a general certificate of participants. For those require ASWB and NBCC approved certificates you will need to take a post webinar test. A certificate will be given after successful completion of test. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.
ASWB: The Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. (Provider Number 1214), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: Aug. 10, 2017 – Aug. 10, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
NBCC: CTRI has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6668. Challenging Behaviors in Youth and Understanding Mental Illness workshops do not qualify. CTRI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
While other associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits.