This interactive and solution-focused workshop will identify the nature of a child's problematic behavior and teach an effective ready to use three-step approach to performing Functional Behavioral Assessments in educational and therapeutic settings.
RaShun A. Stewart offers a diverse selection of focused learning professional development experiences that are crafted to deepen participant understanding of a specific topic or instructional strategy.
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This seminar familiarizes participants with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder and equip participants with the knowledge and understanding needed to improve student and family life through proper strategies that focus on environmental modification versus 'fixing' the child.
Research suggests that positive behavioral supports in schools (PBSIS) are associated with fewer occurrences of conduct problems and better student performance outcomes (e.g., achievement and attendance). Equipping teachers with the skills to meet the needs of diverse learners by teaching multi-setting interventions is essential to promoting positive classroom and school climates. Participants will engage in hands on practice methods to simplify daily routine, reduce sensory overload, avoid meltdowns, increase social interaction, and transform the classroom setting to maximize student/teacher engagement.
The IEP meeting between educators and parents is the focal point for collaboration in the development of an educational plan. The quality of this collaboration is a significant determinant of the effectiveness of special education programs.
This workshop examines the phenomenon of "fatherlessness" and its impact on African American youth. Participants will gain a greater understanding of how the absence of a father figure effects a young person from a psycho-social perspective and their development of healthy, safe, and empowering relationships with self, peers and adults.
Preparation is important for all aspects of adoptive parenthood and is even more important for parents who are considering transcultural adoption. One of the most complicated areas of transcultural adoption is identity development. This interactive workshop will cover "Seven Habits" of successful transcultural adoption and creating the optimal formula for success and affirmation.
It is a misconception to assume that children are able to ignore abuse and go about their business and transition to young adulthood unaffected. Diminished self-worth, feelings of guilt, and low self-esteem makes the journey of "life after" a tough one. This interactive workshop will provide young adults with powerful life lessons on overcoming the mental barriers of abuse/neglect and becoming the creative active force of personal change in their lives.