Challenging Behaviors in Early Intervention: Clinical Approaches Earn 3 CE Credits
Join Holly Mauer, LCP and Melissa Grupe, PhD, LCPC as they share their combined years of experience treating clients with challenging behaviors. Holly has experience working with children, adolescents, and teens with Down’s Syndrome and on the Autism Spectrum. She has performed ABA services, as well as done individual therapy for clients who did not qualify for ABA services. Holly enjoys working with children of all developmental levels and their families in order to help them reach their full potential as a family unit, whoever that unit may include.
Melissa Grupe has worked at-risk youth, chronic mental illness, mood disorders, impulse control difficulties, school anxiety, anxiety disorders, marital issues, communication issues, intellectual impairment, and developmental impairment, adjustment to life stressors, self-esteem, motivation, trauma, and crisis intervention. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. She has traveled to Japan, Sierra Leone, and Peru to provide international consultation and services regarding education, forgiveness, trauma, community development, developmental impairment, and mental health.
1. Discuss common diagnoses within the early childhood years.
2. List and describe the chain of behaviors and outcomes.
3. Explain play therapy techniques to utilize with students.
4. Apply interventions based in play therapies, art-based therapies, and attachment-based therapies.