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Oppositional, Defiant and Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors

May 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $249.99

How to Register: Visit the PESI, Inc. Website

Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s most challenging behaviors including:

  • Tantrums
  • Running out/away
  • Noncompliance
  • Nagging
  • Refusing to work/help
  • Yelling/screaming
  • Bullying
  • Panic/anxiety reactions
  • Lack of follow through
  • Not following directions

You will walk away with immediate strategies for out-of-control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Dr. Margery J. Shupe is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action-oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around.

Dr. Margery J. Shupe, LPCC-S, has extensive experience providing direct consultation to assist school mental health teams in identifying and treating mental health problems in children in public and private school settings. She has developed professional programming presentations for school mental health teams, school personnel, teachers and administrators. Dr. Shupe has extensive consultation experience in working with discipline in the schools as well as providing strategies for the IEP Team.

The clinical director of her own private practice, Dr. Shupe specializes in assessing and treating children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders. She has 25 years of clinical experience in the counseling psychology field. She has worked in an adolescent behavioral medicine clinic as a counseling psychologist and served as a supervisor and clinical therapist of a residential/outpatient children’s/adolescent facility. Dr. Shupe has presented regionally, nationally and internationally on a broad range of topics, primarily focused on clinical treatment of children/adolescents, parent training, family counseling, treating children/teens with chronic illness, and assessment and diagnosis of emotional/behavioral and learning disabilities.

Dr. Shupe has published extensively in professional journals, research manuals and book chapters. Dr. Shupe has been teaching in graduate counseling programs for 17 years and is a contributing faculty member in the Walden University College of Social and Behavior Sciences’ Mental Health Counseling Program. She earned her Ed.D. from the University of Cincinnati and her M.A. in counseling psychology from Western Michigan University.


May 29
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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PESI, Inc.


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