Thu, Mar 31|
Strategies to Help Youth with High Behavior Needs
Youth with high behavior needs are often turned away from services and community supports. This FREE training is part of a series of trainings and capacity building supports to address this gap. Learn practical strategies. CEUs available. See more below
Time & Location
Mar 31, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
About the Event
This FREE training takes place during our Advisory Council meeting. This community meeting is open to the public. Please join us! “Higher behavior needs” might be described as: aggression, defiance, low frustration tolerance, low impulse control, or high behavior dysregulation.
Challenging Behaviors in Children: Treatment Modalities Culminate in the ‘Person’
By the end of this engagement, participants will:
1. Explore sub-clinical and clinical dimensions of challenging behaviors in children
2. Understand ways to informal conceptualization of “the self” as a tool for addressing challenging behaviors in children
3. Review effective, positive strategies for apply “the self” as a tool for addressing challenging behaviors in children
4. Summarize challenges to self-application during challenging clinical episodes in children/adolescents
Dr. Kingsley Chigbu is an assistant professor and doctoral program assessment coordinator at University of St Thomas, School of Social Work, where he specializes in mental health and violence/crime prevention and mitigation. He received his Ph.D. from University of Texas, Arlington and has published his work in areas such as violence prevention, mental health, and human vulnerabilities. Dr. Chigbu supervises doctoral students completing dissertation research in different areas including mental health. His work is widely shared among health systems and the immigrant community in Minnesota, specifically in the areas of mental health, child wellness, suicide prevention, and violence/prevention.