Institutions of higher education are becoming more diverse with students of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you're teaching a large lecture or a smaller seminar, there's often at least one difficult student in every class. It has been observed that many times, despite doing your best to intervene, some students seem to be unable and unwilling to behave as expected out of them.
This informative session by expert speaker Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke will help you identify several common types of difficult students and the behaviors they exhibit, as well as the needs they are attempting to meet. You will be able to learn various strategies that will help you deescalate students' aggressive behavior and will help you communicate effectively with them when it comes to their grades, their behavior, and consequences. You will learn effective strategies for managing the most common types of disruptive classroom behavior and promoting student success. Policies and procedures around student conduct violations will also be reviewed.
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Who Should Attend
Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke
Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke is a clinical psychologist, mental health consultant, and retired psychology professor who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brown University and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia. Dr. Clarke worked as a psychotherapist in a wide var... More info