Rage, Anger, and Aggression in Children and Adolescents: How to Understand and Calm the Angry Mind

Course Code
1078
Location
Resource Training & Solutions
137 23rd Street S
Sartell, MN 56377
Date & Time
Registration Deadline: Tuesday March 6th, 2018

Tuesday March 20th, 2018 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Cost
$15 for one, $25 for two
Description

This presentation will assist with understanding the spectrum of anger in children and adolescents, how anger impacts the brain and body system, and consider how anger and rage can occur and be supported in family systems. During the presentation you will learn tools on how to help children and adolescents reduce anger as their go-to response, and have intervention ideas for professionals, caregivers, and parents for when a child is angry.

Calming down an emotional situation between a parent and a child can be really difficult. It is easy to get caught in the emotion of the moment. Adults can do better when they can remain calm and understand the situation. This class will help adults understand the spectrum of anger in children and adolescents, how anger impacts the brain and body system, and consider how anger and rage can occur and be supported in family systems. During the presentation adults will learn tools on how to help children and adolescents reduce anger as their go-to response, and have intervention ideas for professionals, caregivers, and parents for when a child is angry.

About the Presenter
Amber Morrighan, MA, LMFT is the Regional Program Supervisor of The Village in St. Cloud. As a therapist, she has been working for the last 15 years in a variety of settings including residential treatment, juvenile boot camps, and outpatient mental health. She has specialized training in trauma related therapies including TF-CBT and EMDR. Additionally, she has worked with children as young as 4 and a variety of adults. She is a family focused therapist and is passionate about assisting in strong bonds between children and caregivers as the foundation for good mental health. Amber is intensely passionate about finding the deeper issues impacting individual and families mental health and have devoted her career to this endeavor. Lastly, she enjoys bringing good humor and engaging topics so that others can grow in their ability to connect with children.
Notes

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Cancellation Policy
Full refund available if cancellation is received five days before the class start. Cancellations received less than 5 days before the class may apply payment to another class between class date and June 4, 2018. Resource Training & Solutions reserves the right to postpone, reschedule or cancel the class at any time. ADA Accommodations: Call (320) 255-3236