Program Contents: 270 minutes, includes 84 page discussion guide
Copyright Date: 2007
A DYNAMIC AND COMPREHENSIVE PRESENTATION FOR PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH SOCIAL DIFFICULTIES
EXPERIENCE. INSIGHT. STRATEGIES.
This intriguing presentation is extremely valuable to all family members and professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders and other issues that impact social-emotional functioning.
Learn how to:
• De-escalate meltdowns
• Prevent problems with comprehensive behavior plans
• Increase motivation to learn social skills
• Develop strategies to teach and generalize skills like conversation, conflict resolution, play, building friendships, dating and employment readiness
• Create accepting peer environments and prevent bullying
Having earned his MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Albany, Dr. Jed Baker is a behavioral consultant for several New Jersey school districts where, nearly two decades ago, he organized a group to help children with social communication problems. That group expanded and ultimately became the Social Skills Training Project under Dr. Baker’s directorship. Dr. Baker also presents lectures all over the world on social skills training, and is on the board of directors of the Asperger’s Syndrome Education Network, Inc. (ASPEN). His work has been featured on ABC News and Nightline.