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Managing Disruptive Students

(TE-5)
5 Hours

Course Goal – The focus of this course is to assist teachers in understanding the causes of disruptive student behavior in their classrooms and to provide methods of intervention that will manage and reduce disruptive behavior in the future.

Objectives;     Participants will
  1. Learn about the factors within students that contribute to and/or “trigger” acting up and acting out behavior in the classroom.
  2. Identify behaviors and vulnerabilities that may contribute to or serve as a catalyst to disruptive student behavior.
  3. Develop specific interventions in a written “response plan” that will manage and reduce disruptive student behavior in their classroom.
Format:
The course will consist of three 1 hour telephonic discussions and 2 hours of written assignments for a total of 5 contact hours. Course composition may range from one participant to up to four participants. Course duration may range from one to three weeks.
Cost:

$295.00 (5 Credits)

Availability:
Year-round

Instructor:
The PBI Faculty


Syllabus


Session #1:    Telephonic session & discussion: Participants will learn, identify and discuss the causes behind disruptive student behavior

Session #2:    Written assignment: Participants will identify and write down specific situations and issues within their classroom that are disruptive and are difficult for the participant to manage along with reasons why.

Session #3:    Written assignment: Participants will prepare a “response plan” to specific issues within their classrooms
Telephonic session & discussion: Participants will discuss their “response plan” to specific issues within their classroom and discuss how their methods of intervention will manage and reduce classroom disruptions.


Course evaluation

Course Content: Participants will
  1. Learn about the “didn’t hear,” “didn’t understand,” ”don’t know how,” and “don’t wanna” phenomenon within their students and the implications for teaching and problem assessment
  2. Learn about how “fight or flight” and “protection/distraction” coping responses may be triggered in their students
  3. Learn that disruptive behavior serves a function for a student and has “pay-off”.
  4. Learn the importance of having an awareness of understanding student family dynamics and issues, and the nature of student peer relationships.
  5. Learn to respond to disruptive behavior and not react
  6. Learn what emotional triggers may be that actually contribute to and support student acting-out behavior.
  7. Learn several management techniques that maintain a climate of safety, respect and support to the disruptive student and the rest of the classroom.



Upon registering, you will be contacted by PBI staff to schedule the course.

For additional information, call 850-654-6939.