VBISD Behavior Conference

4th Annual VBISD Behavior Conference

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Mark your calendars and tell your friends! We have set the date for the 4th Annual VBISD Behavior Conference

Date: November 4, 2022

Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Location: Virtual

Cost: FREE

Continuing Education: SCECHs and Social Work CEs pending

-- Registration Coming Fall 2022 --

Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA


Keynote Speaker

Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA, is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst,special educator, as well as a consultant to schools internationally (www.jessicaminahan.com). Jessica has over seventeen years of experience supporting students who exhibit challenging behavior in urban public-school systems. She is the co-author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students (Harvard Education Press, 2012) and author of The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (Harvard Education Press, 2014).

Practical Strategies to Reduce Anxiety and Challenging Behavior in Students

With up to one in three children struggling with anxiety in this country, overwhelmed adults are in need of a new approach as well as an effective and easy-to-implement toolkit of strategies that work. Through the use of case studies, humorous stories, and examples of common challenging situations, participants will learn easy to implement preventive tools, strategies, and interventions for reducing anxiety, increasing self-regulation, accurate thinking, and self-monitoring in students.

Past Agendas

3rd Annual VBISD Behavior Conference Agenda

November 9, 2021

2nd Annual VBISD Behavior Conference Agenda

November 10, 2020

VBISD Behavior Conference Agenda - 2019.pdf

December 2, 2019