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Developing Behavioral and Social Competence in Diverse Groups of Students

- Audience:  General Educators, Intervention Specialists, Educational Psychologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists Who Work with Students PK-12

Participants will:

  • Analyze behavior issues and match interventions to a student's neurological learning style.
  • Construct behavior supports and interventions that work in real classrooms, including the use of embedded/non-intrusive data collection.
  • Use a variety of positive behavior techniques appropriate for diverse populations and ages.

PT Approval Number: 181002, Hours Granted: 6.5

OT Approval Number: 160990, Hours Granted: 6.0

Important Session Information:

This presentation will explore techniques to provide positive behavior support for students in pre-k through grade twelve. Strategies are appropriate for all classroom environments/settings and populations, including students with special needs and/or severe behavioral concerns. Special attention will be focused on working with students who have alternative family values and/or caregivers who are non-responsive to behavior concerns.

Maria Sargent, Ph.D. is a Behavioral and Curriculum Consultant. She has been active for 30 years in general education, special education, behavior intervention, brain research and arts intervention. A full professor at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, the presenter is known for cross-disciplinary work training professionals in medicine, psychology, the arts and the legal sector, in addition to the expected audience of educators. Her work history has also spanned a wide variety of ages and populations including children and young adults grades PK-12.

***Registration starts at 7:30.  Lunch is on your own.

No Registration Fee for HCESC Intervention and Support Service Providers and Affiliates.

Use promocode nofee as you register. 

A Certificate of Participation will be provided for 6.5 contact hours.

University Credit: One semester hour of credit is being offered by Ashland University.  Graduate credit will be granted upon completion of workshop requirements and full attendance at this event AND Support Vocabulary in Toddlers, Teens, and Those In Between on October 20, 2017.

0.65 ASHA CEUs for Speech-Language Pathologists: This course will be offered for 0.65 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Occupational and Physical Therapists: A request for approval for CEUs for OTs and PTs has been submitted.

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Contact Person:
Mary Beth Greco
Maria Sargent
Date Time Location
4/12/2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Great Oaks JVSD - iSPACE Center - Auditorium
3254 East Kemper Road, Cincinnati, 45241

11083 Hamilton Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45231