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Ross Greene, PresenceLearning Webinar Presenter

Trying to modify behavior in the typical reactive mode has not proven effective. Students who need help the most benefit least from discipline as usual. It's time to transform our thinking and our practices so at-risk students can achieve. The Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) model does just that. Collaborative and Proactive Solutions are described by Dr. Ross Greene in his influential books The Explosive Child, Lost at School, and the recently released Lost and Found. We'll take a close look at the CPS model and show why it has been associated with dramatic reductions in adult-child conflict, challenging behaviors, disciplinary referrals, detentions, suspensions, seclusion, and physical, chemical, and mechanical restraints in schools around the world. Join us for this provocative presentation and question and answer session, a powerful and practical conclusion to our three-part series.

Presenter: Dr. Ross Greene, Ph.D., is the Founding Director of the non-profit Lives in the Balance, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech, and author of the books The Explosive Child and Lost at School. He is the originator of the model of care -- now called Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) -- described in his books, articles, chapters, and research papers. His research has been funded by the Stanley Medical Research Institute, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Maine Juvenile Justice Advisory Group. He consults extensively to families, general and special education schools, inpatient and residential facilities, and systems of juvenile detention, and lectures widely throughout the world.

Learning Outcomes
After this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Describe why conventional reward and punishment procedures may not be effective for many challenging students
    • Identify and assess the cognitive skills that are central to adaptively handling life’s social, emotional, and behavioral challenges
    • Identify and prioritize unsolved problems precipitating challenging behavior
    • Summarize the three basic mechanisms by which adults handle unsolved problems and unmet expectations in children and what is accomplished by each
    • Apply the CPS method to solve problems, teach skills, and reduce the frequency and intensity of challenging behavior

Lost and Found: What Works (and What Doesn't) for Behaviorally Challenged Students

Financial Disclosure:
Dr. Ross Greene received an honorarium for this webinar from PresenceLearning. Dr. Greene is the Founding Director of the nonprofit Lives in the Balance, from which he receives no income. Dr. Greene receives royalties from his books The Explosive Child (HarperCollins), Lost at School (Simon & Schuster), Lost and Found (Jossey-Bass), Raising Human Beings (Simon & Schuster), and Treating Explosive Kids (Guilford), from sales of DVDs and streaming programming from PESI, i-Universe, and Audible, and honoraria from speaking engagements from an array of workshop sponsors.
No relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: Dr. Ross Greene is the originator of, and owns a copyright for, the model of Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS). Because there are no other like-kind methods available, this course offering will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named method. This presentation will focus exclusively on the CPS Model and will not include information on other similar or related educational models.
Additional Information: This event is free of charge. For accommodations or modifications, please email [email protected]

ASHA: This webinar is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area).
This webinar is offered for 1.50 hours of NASP CPD credit (Content areas: Data-Based Decision-Making and Accountability, Interventions and Mental Health Services to Develop Social and Life Skills, Preventative and Responsive Services, Family-School Collaboration Services, Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practice).

Time-ordered Agenda (90 minutes) *All times Eastern time

1:00 - 1:05pm   Welcome, context and relevance of topic
1:05 - 1:15pm   Summary of skills needed to help students regulate their behavior
1:15 - 1:35pm   Understanding the role of helpers in guiding behaviorally-challenged students
1:35 - 1:45pm   Key themes of the CPS (Collaborative and Proactive Solutions) model
1:45 - 2:00pm   How to teach the required behavior-solving skills so that all students can succeed
2:00 - 2:20pm   Audience Q&A and Wrap-Up
2:20 - 2:30pm   Quiz and Feedback Survey

Continuing Education Requirements
For professional development credit eligibility, the following requirements must be met:
    • Attend this live event for the entire (90 minute) duration.
    • Submit the post-webinar quiz with a passing score of 80% or higher.
    • Complete a post-webinar feedback survey.
    • Current ASHA membership (for ASHA CEU eligibility)