Managing Challenging Behaviors

  • 29 Aug 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Giant Food Store, Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA
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Managing Challenging Behavior

August 29, 2017

Location:
Giant Food Store
2nd Floor - Community Room
2300 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110
      
 
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $39
All payments must be made by the day of the training

     
Description: In this training we will address the challenging behaviors that are present when working with the public, whether specific populations or in general. Skills to address challenging behaviors both in person and over the phone with be addressed. Participants will develop skills related to challenging behaviors when dealing with special populations. This training provides definitions of behavior, types of behavior and reactions to challenging behaviors. Participants will learn the importance of managing their own behavior and the experience they bring to interactions.

Objectives:
  • Understand our reactions to challenging behaviors of others and how our perspective can influence management of those behaviors.
  • Develop skills for managing challenging behaviors both in person and over the phone.
  • Identify special populations and some challenging behaviors that can be expected in those populations.
CEU's for this training have been submitted for approval. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded. 

CEU's may incur extra fee.

 

Target Audience: This training is for all who work with individuals with mental illness and difficult behaviors, such as mental health providers, care managers, case managers, nurses, social workers, counselors, acute care and long-term care staff, and substance abuse.     
          
Registration Deadline:
Friday, August 25, 2017

Refunds/Cancellation Policy
                
   
                   
Facilitator: Erin Edwards is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts, with a Masters in Psychology. Erin currently works for Penn State College of Medicine/ Hershey Medical Center with the Division of Autism within the Department of Psychiatry. Erin has worked with children with autism and other mental health diagnoses across a variety of services, including specialized schooling, home and community BHRS services, intensive family based mental health services and currently outpatient services. Erin has also worked with adults, in community, home and work settings, with autism and co-morbid mood and mental health diagnoses. In supervisory positions, Erin has provided a large variety of trainings to direct care staff with a focus on practical interventions strategies and reducing frustration or fatigue in caregiver positions.

Payment: By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!


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