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Challenging Behavior Webinar Series

Safe and Civil Schools - Absenteeism and Tardies Youtube video

This Youtube video is fromfrom Safe and Civil Schools.   It will address how to address the issues of absenteeism and tardies on your school campuses and is presented by Jessica Sprick.    This link is provided with the consent of Dr. Randy Sprick, founder of Safe and Civil Schools. 

It's all Fun and Games until Someone Identifies the Function of Your Behavior

October 15, 2015  - Recorded webinar   * Coming soon 

 Presenters:  Michelle Harris and Dr. Kimberly Harvey

Behavior is both functional and communicative.    This session will assist participants in identifying the function of an individual's behavior and discuss strategies to address academic and behavioral needs.    These strategies will be identified for increasing and fading supports through Tier I, II and III interventions.  

FBA's and BIP's

October 29th, 2015  2:30 - 4:00


Kathleen Strickland-Cohen, Ph.D, BCBA-D



This session will focus on a train-the-trainer model to teach a proacxtive approach for building school capacity to more efficiently implement function-based support.   Attendees will learn about and be given full access to the Basic FBA to BSP (behavior support plan) training curriculum, which is designed to train typical school-based personnel to design and implement function-based support for tudents with moderate, non-dangerous, challenging behaviors.   School and district-level supports and structures needed to successfully implement and sustain a continuum of individualized support will also be discussed.

Non-medicated Interventions for Students with ADHD

November 4th, 2015 2:30 - 4:00

Presenter: Dr. Laura Riffel

It’s easy to assume the cure for ADHD lies in a little white pill; however, many interventions don’t come in a bottle and are quite effective. Using the behavior analysis model, the participant will learn to explore the barriers of learning for each individual child and develop an intervention plan based on the needs of that particular student. Participants will learn from this dynamic presenter how to utilize numerous ways to address students who have been diagnosed with ADHD or are just inattentive.

Classroom Management for Students with Challenging Behaviors

November 11, 2015  2:30 - 4:00


Dr. Diane Myers


This session will focus on managing your classroom successfully to support all students – even those with challenging behavior. We will cover basic foundations of behavior and evidence-based practices in classroom management, and then discuss how best to support students with challenging behavior in your classroom. Strategies include setting up the environment to increase appropriate behavior and decrease inappropriate  behavior and the effective implementation of positive behavioral interventions and supports.

Academic Strategies to Address Challenging Behaviors

December 2, 2015  

2:30  -  4:00



Dr. Brenda Sheuermann


This webinar will cover academic strategies that teachers should be able to use not only for academic needs, but to address challenging behaviors that occur during academic instruction. The instructional strategies to be covered will be referenced to potential functions of challenging behaviors (attention; escape) that may be addressed as part of the strategy. The science supporting these strategies will be described briefly, the strategies will be explained, and examples will be provided for each strategy. In addition, recommended resources will be provided, including websites, and/or government reports and practice guides.

Destructive and Disengaged

December 16, 2015  2:30 - 4:00




Sharon Blanchard


Many times we find the ways we interact with aggressive and unmotivated students seem to make the situations worse. In this workshop, you will receive a brief overview of the causes, prevalence, and prognosis of these different types of behaviors. The bulk of this workshop will provide specific strategies, methods of intervention, and particular phrases to use with these students to make life easier for you and them.

Emotional Disorders

January 12, 2016  2:30 - 4:00


Dr. Andrea Ogonosky


This session will provide participants with a general overview and necessary system-wide  (PBIS) criteria for developing a strong behavioral problem-solving process within the general education  as well as special education  classroom for students with conditions affecting emotionality.  The focus and emphasis of the session will be on strong instructional strategies and emotional/behavioral interventions that are aligned with the varied needs of students exhibiting characteristics consistent with an emotional disturbance.

Extremely Challenging Behaviors/Tier 3 Interventions

January 26, 2016  2:30 - 4:00


Dr. Ann Hughes


Tier 3 houses the systematic approach to addressing the needs of 3-5% of your student population. This session will address specific systemic interventions and individual strategies to meet the needs of the most challenging behaviors.

Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Interventions

February 11, 2016


Dr. Kimberly Vannest


Externalizing and internalizing  behaviors can cause classroom and school disruptions. Aggression and conduct problems interfere with academic performances  as much as anxiety  and depression. Learn some NEW strategies and refine your skills with a few classics to improve student outcomes.