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Calendar Name: Health Insurance Marketplace Calendar
Event Category: Mental Health Workshops
Start Time: 01:00 PM
End Time: 04:00 PM
Weekday(s): Tuesday
Start Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
End Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

» Teens Today


Teens Today
Second Workshop in the Series
Why Are So Many Teens So Angry? 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
1pm to 4pm


 

Dealing with Teens Today can be a challenge to parents, educators, counselors, and anyone who chooses to work with them. You may know what it's like to be in a classroom with students who are angry and disrespectful as well as try to balance your other daily duties. Dealing with angry and disrespectful teenagers in the classroom can make it very difficult for you to teach and for their peers to actually concentrate and learn. An educator today could very well find themselves doing more disciplinary work than actually educating. There are many struggling teachers and counselors who feel that there efforts to teach, empower, and change our teens today are done in vain. Ms. Dacia Moore wants you to hang on to the hope of seeing your hard work pay off as you watch your students excel in the classroom and beyond.  Attending this workshop will provide you with practical, easy to use strategies to help you better understand and work with Teens Today. 


 



 


Dacia L. Moore, MA, LPC, NBCC

Ms. Dacia Moore is recognized for her practical, solution-based strategies. Dacia is a Licensed Professional Counselor, adjunct professor with Webster University in Kansas City and author of both Successful Choices -Anger Management Curriculum and Why are So Many Students So Angry? Dacia facilitates numerous training workshops around the country.
Educator and expert, Ms. Moore offers her practical, research based advice for living and working with angry and disrespectful teens. These proven strategies have been proven successful with some of the most difficult children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder and a host of other anger issues. Ms. Moore supplements research with effective, practical, easy-to-use solutions that helps make lasting changes in teen behavior.

Training Objectives:

  • Increase ability to use and model anger management techniques that promote resiliency and emotional wellness in teens

  • Obtain practical advice for living and working with angry teens at the middle and high school grade levels

  • Develop strategies to empower, redirect, and change our teens today

  • Learn valuable information to assist you in becoming a more effective educator

Who Should Attend:

  • Parents

  • Teachers

  • Counselors

  • Mental Health Professionals

  • Social Workers

  • Foster Care Workers and any other professionals working with children, youth, and families
     


Registration: $35.00 - Registration is waived for Wyandot Center staff, staff of active members of the Wyandotte Children’s Services Coordinating Council (WCCSCC), and for parents of special needs children currently being served in Wyandotte County. 
Please register before February 12 by contacting Catrina Bennett at 913-281-2221, ext. 104 or cbennett@mhah.org.

Location:
West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd Street, Kansas City, KS 66112
 
Continuing Education: Participants will receive a certificate for 3 credit hours of continuing education units (3 CEU).
 
Sponsored by:Wyandotte Children’s Services Coordinating Council in collaboration with Mental Health America of the Heartland.

Childcare available upon request. Light refreshments provided.