Upcoming Professional Development at ESCNJ's Piscataway Campus
Challenging Behaviors Preschool through Second Grade: Detection & Prevention
Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Eligible Hours: 3 ½ Professional Development Hours
Learning Community: General and Special Education Teachers – Elementary (K-6)
Registration: $120 Tuition
Location: Professional Development Academy, 1690 Stelton Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, (732) 777-9848 Ext. 3240
Description: With the signing of bill S-2081/A-3790, schools are required to find alternatives to suspension and expulsion for preschool through second grade. This workshop will discuss the principles of behavior change, identify problem behaviors and explain the functions of challenging behaviors. Participants will gain knowledge on classroom management strategies that can be implemented to deter problem behaviors. Antecedent and consequence programs will be addressed to minimize challenging behaviors in order to maintain students in the school setting.
Presenter: Debra G. Salzman, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and is licensed in NJ. Dr. Salzman has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and adults. She has a special interest in anxiety disorders, social skills deficits, past and present childhood sexual abuse, disruptive behavior disorders, depression, coping with trauma, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, selective mutism, social phobia and training parents on behavior management strategies to improve child behavior.