Behavior Management for Parents and Caregivers of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Dr. Jean Mankowski, PhD, will provide an overview of evidence-based strategies for behavior management in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Numerous examples of positive behavioral support strategies used by parents and caregivers will be shared. Learning objectives: 1. Review evidence-based behavior management practices for individuals with ASD and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. 2. Consider the overlap of intellectual and developmental disabilities and psychiatric or mental health disorders. How does a dual diagnosis impact behavior? 3. Discuss challenging behaviors seen in individuals with IDD. Consider how the function of behavior informs behavior management and behavioral change. 4. Provide parents and caregivers with positive strategies to reduce challenging behavior.

When Sep 11, 2019
from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Where CIDD Castelloe Conference Room #101, 101 Renee Lynne Court, Carrboro, NC 27510
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-966-4138
Attendees FREE TO THE PUBLIC - Please RSVP
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2019 CIDD COMMUNITY TALK SERIES presents:

Jean Mankowski, PhD, Licensed Psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at the CIDD (Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities), Training Director for NC LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders)

“Behavior Management for Parents and Caregivers of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”

Dr. Mankowski will provide an overview of evidence-based strategies for behavior management in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Numerous examples of positive behavioral support strategies used by parents and caregivers will be shared.

Learning objectives

1.Review evidence-based behavior management practices for individuals with ASD and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
2.Consider the overlap of intellectual and developmental disabilities and psychiatric or mental health disorders.  How does a dual diagnosis impact behavior? 
3.Discuss challenging behaviors seen in individuals with IDD.  Consider how the function of behavior informs behavior management and behavioral change.
4.Provide parents and caregivers with positive strategies to reduce challenging behavior.

THIS EVENT IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC - PLEASE RSVP

WEDNESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 11, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm 

CAROLINA INSTITUTE for DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

CIDD Castelloe Conference Room #101

101 RENEE LYNNE COURT,  CARRBORO, NC  27510

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