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Positive Behavior Support Online Conference

New York City Department of Education and LearningTimes Produce Online Conference on Educating Children with Disruptive Behavior.  This special online conference was developed with NYCDOE District 75 for professionals working with students who are severely emotionally challenged, multiply disabled, and/or on the autism spectrum.

New York, NY — LearningTimes is pleased to announce a very special online conference developed through our work in District 75 of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) with students who are severely emotionally challenged, multiply disabled, and/or on the autism spectrum.

The first ever "Positive Behavior Support Online Conference" will take place live over the internet January 21 and 22, 2009 from 3:15 to 5:00 pm EST (New York Time). This unique event brings four esteemed experts - and hundreds of peers - right to your computer for live collaboration, learning and networking. For more information and to register, click here:

http://district75.net/behaviorconference/

“Nationally-recognized researchers and experts will outline evidence-based systems and practical tips. Speakers will include:

  • Dr. Lucille Eber (Director, IL PBIS Network)
  • Dr. Nicholas Long (founder of the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute)
  • Dr. Marc Brackett (Yale University)
  • Dr. Laura Riffel (Behavior Doctor Seminars)

The Online Conference will include:

  • Practical tips for designing classroom and community-based positive behavior support systems that support all students
  • Understanding why children engage in disruptive behaviors, and interventions for breaking the conflict cycle when supporting children in crisis
  • The basic tenets of emotional literacy, including how to understand and regulate your own emotional responses when faced with stressful situations in the classroom

The conference will be held live online January 21 and 22, 3:15-5:00 PM on both days. The registration fee is $95 per person. (Group rates are available.)

For more information on the conference, please visit:

http://district75.net/behaviorconference

About District 75
District 75 of the New York Cirty Department of Education provides citywide educational, vocational, and behavior support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, severely emotionally challenged, and/or multiply disabled. District 75 consists of 56 school organizations, home and hospital instruction, and vision and hearing services. Our schools and programs are located at more than 350 sites in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Syosset, New York.

About LearningTimes
LearningTimes, LLC, designs and produces online learning conferences, communities and events, and provides the platforms, applications and promotional expertise that make them successful. The LearningTimes Network connects each institution with other learning-oriented groups and provides unique opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. For more information, contact John Walber at 215-884-7321 or info@learningtimes.net. Visit LearningTimes on the Web at http://www.learningtimes.net.



January 07, 2009  |   LearningTimes News

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