ROSS GREENE APPROACH

Topic: Behavior Management/Social Skills
Instructor: Paula Kucinic
Method: Face to Face (WRK)
Sponsor: AU Elyria Center
Center Offered: EPD

Course Description:

This is the empirically supported model Dr. Ross Greene described in his influential books The Explosive Child and Lost at School.  The CPS model has transformed thinking and practices in countless families, schools, inpatient psychiatry units, and residential and juvenile detention facilities throughout the world, and has been associated with dramatic reductions in adult-child conflict, challenging behaviors, disciplinary referrals, detentions, suspensions, seclusion, and phsical, chemical, and mechanical restraints.  The model represents a significant departure from discipline-as-usual:  it focuses on solving problems rather than on modifying behavior, emphasizes collaborative rather than unilateral solutions, encourages proactive rather than reactive intervention, de-emphasizes diagnostic categories, and provides practical, research-based tools for assessment and intervention.  Participants in this workshop will leave with an understanding of the underpinnings of the model, its refinements over the past 8-10 years, and practical assessment and intervention tools that can be brought back to and used in these diverse settings.

Cost: $200
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018
Contact E-mail: mary.wise@esc-cc.org

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    ESC of Cuyahoga County, 6393 Oak Tree Blvd, Indpendence OH 44131
Course Number: EDU*6200*V1
Academic Term: 18/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 1.00
Subject: EDU