Looking Beneath the Surface of “Challenging Behavior” – In Person Training

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UW South Madison Partnership, 2238 South Park Street, Madison, WI 53713
@ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UW South Madison Partnership


Discover alternative models for understanding what challenging behaviors represent and how to best support people who experience them. Focusing on supporting mental health, physiological needs, and social-emotional development can offer a different roadmap to support individuals with complex needs and developmental differences. By using a person-centered and brain science approach, behaviors are not difficulties to get rid of but serve as an instruction manual on how to support and work with each person’s unique natural brain processes and nervous system. This approach not only diminishes behaviors and keeps everyone safe but also promotes mental health and helps the individual and their support team thrive.

Register Here $30

Cancellations made within 24 hours prior to the start of the training will be charged the full registration fee.

About the Presenter:

Angela Marx, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin. She has been joining with children, adolescents, adults, and families in various roles and places for more than half her life and spent 12 years in academia studying and training in clinical psychology. Although she considers herself a scientist and uses research and knowledge, she also knows that there is so much more that we do not yet know and focuses on each person’s experiences to join and learn with them. Dr. Marx also has extensive practical and research experience with and provides clinical consultation to caregivers and direct support professionals. Dr. Marx has a private practice, Place of Mind LLC, that specializes in psychological assessment and mental health and wellness with neurodivergent children, adolescents, and adults to help them discover and define who they are and find, or create, the places where they belong and flourish.

FFI: Please contact Michael Truman at 608-516-8410 or by email at mltruman@wisc.edu

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