Parent Presentation - Down Syndrome Education Series - Behavior, Dr. Keith Allen MMI

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
6:30 pm8:30 pm
UNO Community Engagement Center Room 231

The Down Syndrome Education Series (DSES) is a monthly educational seminar for families of children with Down syndrome, designed to connect parents with information that will positively impact the education and well-being of their child.

Speaker - Keith D Allen, PhD, BCBA-D

Title - Three behavioral health secrets for managing common behavioral challenges in raising children with Down Syndrome

Description - We will spend the first part of the talk discussing some basic principles that can be helpful in managing common emotional and behavioral challenges confronted in everyday life, and then in the second part of the talk, use those principles to work through real-life problems offered by volunteers from the audience who have issues they would like help with managing.

Speaker Bio -
Keith D Allen, Ph.D., BCBA-D is the Director of Psychology and Professor in Pediatrics and Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His clinical and research interests include developmental disabilities, parent training, pain and stress-related disorders in children, and management of noncompliance with medical/dental routines. He has published extensively on interventions to address behavioral health problems in children and adolescents with disabilities and he has published a book on the science and practice of parent training. He has been awarded research grants from NIH and the US Department of Education and has been recognized as both a Distinguished Researcher and as an Outstanding Teacher of the Year at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

*Childcare is not provided. With the exception of infants, we request that you refrain from bringing children to this event.
**Online registration closes Monday, October 16th at 10AM