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"10 Things You Need to Know About Kids"
Event Date: 5/3/2016
Location: First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center, 1110 First Avenue, Gallipolis, OH
Registration Starts: Monday, April 4, 2016
Registration Ends: Monday, May 2, 2016

Registration Details:

Get ready to laugh and learn as Jim Harris brings some of the most important developmental principles alive with his down to earth presentation style.  Jim will focus on some of the most common misconceptions people have about children and talk about how they affect our ability to intervene effectively.  Jim will pay specific attention to the core developmental needs of children and how they relate to challenging behavior.  Jim will also explore how to strategically approach challenging behavior with children from an instructional perspective.

Jim Harris, MSW, Ed.S. is the owner of Opportunities Consulting Services.  He received his Bachelor of Social Work degree from Morehead State University, and his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kentucky.  He completed his Education Specialist degree with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction at Marshall University.  He is also working on his Doctoral degree from Marshall University focusing on curriculum and instruction as well as childhood behavioral disorders.  Jim has presented at a variety of conferences from the local to the international levels.  He has worked with children and families throughout his career as an early interventionist, parent educator, educational consultant and behavioral health therapist.  He is the creator of "10 Things You Need to Know About Kids", an audio program that helps parents and teachers be more effective in their work with children.

Who should attend?
Parents, education advocates, general and special education teachers, related service providers, self advocates and anyone who cares about children/youth who have disabilities and/or special health care needs.

Workshop Sponsored by Gallia and Meigs County Family and Children First Councils and Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities 


Lunch is on Your Own.

There is no charge for contact hours certificates. CEUs are $25. You may request one, or both CEUs for that amount. Fee is payable by cash or check at check-in on the day of the conference.

CEUs and contact hour certificates will be available following the completion of the conference and will be emailed to the email you provide approximately 6-8 weeks following the conference:

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities - 5 Continuing Professional Development Units Approved
Step Up To Quality - 5 hours Approved
Contact Hours - 5

Questions? Contact: Connie Hudson or no computer access 937-842-2150.

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