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1023. SPECIAL EDUCATION – ADHD - INTERVENTION STRATEGIES FOR HOME AND SCHOOL

Staff in the Office of Special Education will offer a two-hour workshop open to all BCPS employees and parents. Dr. Tana Hope from The Child and Family Therapy Clinic of the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will present specific strategies that have been proven to be successful for improving children’s behavior. Topics covered will include home-school communication, social interactions, executive functioning/ organizational skills, behavioral self-control, and homework/class work completion.

This professional learning opportunity will be offered on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the White Oak School Main Training Lab.

Participants must register by contacting the Special Education Resource Center or by calling 410-887-5443.

Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual(s):

Ellen Galvez, Parent Liaison 410-887-5443

 

1024. SPECIAL EDUCATION - BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT AT HOME

Staff in the Office of Special Education will offer a two-hour workshop open to all BCPS employees and parents. Dr. Tana Hope from The Child and Family Therapy Clinic of the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will present effective home behavior management strategies for use with elementary age children and teens. Emphasis will be on how to effectively improve children’s behavior at home. Ways to increase cooperation, foster prosocial behavior, and promote positive family interactions will be explored.

This professional learning opportunity will be offered on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the White Oak School Main Training Lab.

Participants must register by contacting the Special Education Resource Center or by calling 410-887-5443.

Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual(s):

Ellen Galvez, Parent Liaison 410-887-5443

 

1025. SPECIAL EDUCATION - HELP, MY CHILD IS ANXIOUS! UNDERSTANDING ANXIETY AND HOW TO HELP YOUR ANXIOUS CHILD

 

Staff in the Office of Special Education will offer a two-hour workshop open to all BCPS employees and parents. Dr. Tana Hope from The Child and Family Therapy Clinic of the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will present an overview of anxiety disorders and how they develop. Additionally, Dr. Hope will address common difficulties seen in anxious children, current treatment options for anxiety, and what parents can do to help their anxious child. This professional learning opportunity will be offered on the following dates:

Date

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Catonsville Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

White Marsh Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Reisterstown Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

North Point Library Meeting Room