Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior, T&L 2900

*This is not strictly a behavior modification course. The course blends psychodynamic theory with B-Mod to give teachers a stronger understanding of underlying social, emotional and behavioral issues not generally covered in most undergraduate programs. The course is helpful for elementary and subject specific secondary teachers who do not have a background in behavioral/psychodynamic theory and modification. Many elementary and secondary general education teachers have benefitted from this course.*

This course is designed to give the learner a new perspective on student behavior and effective tools to facilitate positive student change. Taught by Mick R. Jackson MS/ED, this course provides a developmental framework to help the learner understand what students are trying to communicate through the "language" of their behavior. Topics covered include behavioral techniques and intervention strategies that remediate disruptive behaviors, reduce power struggles while increasing classroom control, reduce educator workload, and help prevent burnout. After successfully completing this course, the educator and his/her students will be better equipped to find and implement creative, effective solutions to behavioral problems.

Course Resources
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Additional Information

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Session Detail
Schedule: Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed.
Times: Work at your own pace.
Price: $330.00
Mick Jackson
Mick Jackson
President and Dean

Mick Jackson MS/ED is an Intervention Specialist with a Master's Degree in Special Education, Behavioral Theory. Mr. Jackson has 15 years of combined experience in self-contained special education classrooms, resource rooms and hospital day treatment in K-12 settings. He's developed and overseen mental health and intervention programs, and directed staff in four states. Mr. Jackson has worked as a higher education adjunct faculty teaching distance courses in behavioral theory, Attention Deficit Disorder, and reading remediation. Currently, his courses are being offered through distance education programs with more than 90 colleges and universities nationwide. He is the current President and Dean of Faculty for Virtual Education Software and has been working on distance course development since 1995.

Withdrawal Policy
No refund is available after access has been given to course materials.