Practical Strategies for Reducing Anxiety and Challenging Behavior in the Classroom


9:00 am - 2:30 pm


Owens CC, Findlay Campus
3200 Bright Road, Findlay, Ohio, 45840, NW

Event Type

Join Jessica Minahan as she provides practical strategies for addressing challenging behaviors in the classroom. With up to one in four children in this country struggling with anxiety, overwhelmed adults are in need of a new approach as well as an effective easy-to-use toolkit of strategies that work. Be entered in the drawing to receive Jessica’s book, “The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors.”

Meet Our Speaker:   Jessica Minahan M.Ed, BCBA

Jessica Minahan is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA), author, special educator, and consultant to schools internationally.  Since 2000 she has worked with students who struggle with mental health issues and challenging behavior in public school systems.  She specializes in training staff and creating behavior intervention plans for students who demonstrate explosive and unsafe behavior. She also works with students who have emotional and behavioral disabilities, anxiety disorders, or high-functioning Autism. Her particular interest is to serve these students by combining behavioral interventions with a comprehensive knowledge of best practices for those with complex mental health profiles and learning needs.

Jessica holds a BS in Intensive Special Education from Boston University and a dual master’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Wheelock College. She has a certificate of graduate study (CGS) in teaching children with Autism from the University of Albany and received her BCBA training from Northeastern University in Boston.

Who Should Attend: 

All NW Ohio HSTW/MMGW school administrators, counselors and teachers are encouraged to attend.

Contact Hours:  

Participants will receive five (5) contact hours.

Register Here!  

Registration deadline is September 8.

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