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Monday, August 12 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Addressing the Rise in Anger and Aggression in Students FULL

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Across the nation an increasing number of students enter the school each day with significant issues (mental health disorders, family strife, poverty, etc.) that make academic and social success difficult to attain.  These students often display disruptive, destructive , and aggressive behavior due to their inability to recognize and regulate their emotions.  This workshop will briefly explore some of the factors contributing to this rise in student anger and aggression.  More importantly, the workshop will provide information related to effective prevention and intervention efforts for educators.

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Kim Warma

President/CEO, Pro-ACT, Inc.
Kim Warma is the President/CEO of Pro-ACT, Inc. a training and professional development company that focuses on providing professionals with the skills they need to better address challanging behavior in the classroom, avoiding the potential for escalation, crisis, and assault.
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Richard Van Acker

Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago
Richard Van Acker is an Emeritus Professor of Special Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research explores prevention and intervention of antisocial behavior in children and adolescents. I have recently concentrated on addressing school-based approaches for... Read More →

Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
101 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA