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Defusing Anger, Anxiety and Aggression: Improving Student Behavior (Grades K-12)

NEW Seminar Presented By
Jennifer Rogers

Outstanding Educator and National Presenter

Specifically Designed for Educators Working with Students in Grades K‐12: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Counselors, Paraprofessionals, Program Specialists, School Psychologists, and Administrators

  • Highly practical instructional strategies to defuse negative behaviors and increase student learning
  • Practical methods for reducing students' problematic behaviors while increasing their capacity to interact positively
  • Specific intervention strategies to address anger, anxiety and aggression
  • Practical proven tools that can help you improve student behavior

Practical Strategies

Are you feeling the impact of the growing number of students displaying anger, anxiety and aggression? Do you spend too much of your day dealing with the disruptive behaviors of a handful of your students? Would you like to find strategies that can be easily implemented into your existing program? If so, this NEW seminar was designed for you. Jennifer Rogers is a highly recognized national presenter, author and teacher who has worked with difficult and disruptive students.

With over 20 years of experience in schools, she brings specialized experience in developing and implementing of behavioral and social emotional programming and support for schools. Jennifer's extensive experience in K-12 classrooms brings to her seminars a practical perspective for managing and intervening with disruptive students who exhibit anger, anxiety and aggression.

You will receive the comprehensive resource handbook, Defusing Anger, Anxiety and Aggression: Improving Student Behavior (K-12), filled with practical strategies, ideas and tools you can use the very next day with your challenging students. You will leave this seminar re-energized, less stressed and ready to deal with the challenging behaviors seen in today's schools in a more productive manner.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Techniques to More Effectively Respond to Angry, Anxious or Aggressive Behavior
    The best, high-yield practices specific to each of the challenging behaviors you face in your classroom each day – anger, anxiety and aggression … Learn how to easily differentiate the behaviors and the techniques used to work with your most challenging students
  2. Updated Strategies to Proactively Manage Behaviors
    Provide the most effective prevention strategies that impact student behavior … Decrease challenging situations in your classroom
  3. Utilize Proven Procedures to Manage Anxiety, Anger and Aggressive Behaviors
    Reach even your hardest students … Learn about the five crucial areas to manage that helps all of your students
  4. Proactive, Next-Day Ideas and Tools to Manage Strong Emotions
    Improve regulation of emotions … Get better results from proactive strategies
  5. Avoid Common Mistakes When Working with Difficult Behaviors
    Learn how you may be unintentionally reinforcing behaviors … Walk away with ready-to-use solutions to more effectively correct and redirect the behaviors
  6. Using a Trauma Sensitive Lens to Understand Disruptive Behaviors
    Learn how trauma impacts your students and how it can manifest into behaviors that are challenging in your classroom … Expand your repertoire of tools
  7. Critical Elements of a Multi-Tiered System of Support
    Expand your repertoire of Tier 1, 2, and 3 interventions designed specifically for students who are angry, anxious, or aggressive
  8. Build Positive Relationships and Impact Student Learning
    Identify key components to building positive relationships with all of your students … Updated strategies for positively impacting student learning
  9. Increase Engagement and Motivation for ALL Students
    Ready-to-use, time-tested engagement strategies that prevent poor outcomes with students
  10. Receive an Extensive Resource Handbook
    Receive an extensive resource handbook filled with practical methods, ideas and research-based strategies to use when dealing with students who are angry, anxious or aggressive in the classroom

Specific Topics

Here's what you'll learn:
  • How to promote skill development to help students manage their behaviors and reactions
  • Ideas to prevent social and physical aggression
  • Avoid student triggers that exacerbate negative behaviors
  • Effective strategies for working with students using a trauma-sensitive lens
  • Easy-to-use problem solving processes to use in the classroom
  • How to choose practices that work for YOUR strengths
  • Use brain-based strategies to enhance student attention and learning
  • Numerous ideas for conversation starters to get to learn more about your students
  • Strategies to help you work with students who are anxious
  • Three keys to developing positive relationships with your students
  • How to develop self-care strategies that work for you
  • Practical ways to decrease difficult student behavior through classroom interventions
  • Proven classroom-based techniques for managing anger
  • Get better results from classroom expectations that work for ALL students
  • Stress management tips for you and your students

A Message from Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

As an educator, I know firsthand how challenging our job has become because of the increase in anxiety, anger and aggression in our students. My collaboration with educators like you who are trying to teach students who are dysregulated led to the creation of this seminar. Students who react or overreact in ways that are unexpected cause a disruption to the entire class. Teachers often find themselves spending too much of their time managing one or a few students in the class and feel that the other students are not getting their attention. They also may feel unprepared to deal with the emotional outbursts of students. Not to mention they will likely have one or more students in their class who have mental health issues. If this sounds familiar, then I invite you to join me as I share practical techniques, strategies and tips you can immediately apply to improve student behavior.

Anger, anxiety and aggression may be disruptive in your class but they come from different sources and they require different tools. In this seminar, the keys to more effectively managing student behaviors related to anxiety, anger and aggression will be shared.

My goal for the day is for you to leave the seminar with many new, practical tools that can help you work with students who demonstrate anger, anxiety and aggression in the classroom. When we are faced with these challenges, we can feel defeated and burned out. This seminar is designed for you to walk away with strategies to improve student behaviors, increase positive interactions and to prevent burnout of hard-working teachers.

Please join me to strengthen your toolkit, avoid common pitfalls and leave with new resources. I am excited to help you add new strategies to help improve the behavior of your students!

Jennifer Rogers

P.S. You will leave this seminar with lots of practical ideas and an extensive resource handbook to help you implement the strategies as soon as you return to your school!

Who Should Attend

Educators Working with Students in Grades K‐12: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Counselors, Paraprofessionals, Program Specialists, School Psychologists, and Administrators

Special Benefits of Attending

  1. Extensive Resource Handbook:
    Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:
    • Strategies for dealing with challenging students including those who are angry, anxious or aggressive
    • Teacher-tested, classroom-proven interventions
    • Relationship building lessons to improve engagement and motivation of your K-12 students
    • Techniques for helping teachers develop strategies for dealing with challenging behaviors
  2. Meet and Share:
    This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in proactively managing behaviors in their classrooms.
  3. Consultation Available:
    Jennifer Rogers will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your own program.
  4. Semester Credit Option:
    Brandman University Logo Graduate level professional development credit is available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at the seminar.
  5. Meet Inservice Requirements:
    At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.