Dealing with Angry Students and Tantrums Effectively

ID: 5061WEB

It seems each year we are faced with more and more students who are getting angrier and angrier. Why are our students angry? How do we deal with students when they are annoyed, frustrated or otherwise irritated? What works and what does not? In this informative webinar, we will attempt to briefly look at the context that seems to foster these reactions in students. Then, and most importantly, we will look at practical and simple tools that can be used immediately to decrease the incidents of tantrums and angry behaviors within school, mental health, and home settings. The goal of this webinar will be to supplement your existing skills with new tools you can quickly implement when working with these students during their most challenging states [Elective for Child & Adolescent Mental Health Certificate]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical

Instructor: Brett Novick, MS, EdD, LMFT, CSSW
Date: Monday, June 17, 2024
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze and relate signs, risk factors, and symptoms of anger and tantruming, as well as strategies students, utilize to get their behavior needs to be met in an adaptive and maladaptive fashion.
  • Describe how technology and social media have impacted communication skills and anger within the student.
  • Recognize tools students utilize to communicate frustration and anger and how to address these accordingly.
  • Describe how to de-escalate anger and frustration and how to develop appropriate anger management and assertiveness skills.

    Webinar Outline

    1:00 pm Welcome/Introduction
    1:10 pm Origins of Anger for students in modern society
    1:40 pm Anger, Technology and Social Media
    2:10 pm Strategies students use in getting what they want
    2:40 pm Educational responses to anger and trantrums
    3:00 pm The role of parents in anger management
    3:30 pm Why reward systems/contract fail
    3:55 pm Conclusion/Q&A

    Target Audience

    Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

    Content Level

    Beginner - Advanced

    Webinar Completion Requirements

    To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

    System Requirements

    • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
    • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

    About the Instructor

    Dr. Brett Novick holds a Master's Degree in Family Therapy and post-degree certification in School Social Work and Educational Administration as well as earned his EdD in Educational Leadership. He has worked as a School Social Worker/Counselor for the last 22 years and is an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University and Stockton Universities. He has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice, community mental health, and substance abuse setting over the last twenty-five years. Additionally, he has supervised in family counseling, school counseling, and centers for abused and neglected children as well as adults & children with developmental disabilities and has been a licensed foster parent. Brett has authored seven educational and self-help books. He has written a series of nine SEL and CBT children's books and created four therapeutic games for youth. Additionally, he has written for several national educational, parenting, and mental health magazines. He has been humbled with awards for his work in education, with the NJEA Martin Luther King Jr. Human and Civil Rights, NJ State Governor's Office Jefferson Award for Public Service as well as his District's Teacher of the Year and Ocean County Counselor of the Year and the NJ State Holocaust Education Commission's Hela Young Award.

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