/ADHD Workshop Series – Workshop 4 – ONLINE
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Fourth Workshop: Time Out and Other Disciplinary Methods and Anticipating Problems: Managing Children in Public Places

  • Introduce the use of mild discipline for noncompliance and unacceptable social conduct
  • Train parents in the use of an effective time out method as discipline for child misbehaviour
  • Train parents in adapting the previously taught child management methods for use in public places
  • Teach parents a four-step “think aloud-think ahead” procedure for anticipating and reducing public misbehaviour
  • Train parents to use this four-step procedure before the transition to major activities in which misbehaviour might be expected.

Presented by: Robert Silvestri

Robert Silvestri is the Lead Researcher with the Northern Ontario Assessment and Resource Centre (NOARC). Robert has obtained his Master’s in Education from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in cognitive studies at Queen’s University.

Robert’s research interests include studying the impaired cognitive mechanisms associated with learning disabilities (i.e. dyslexia) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Additionally, Robert is interested in research examining the impact of disabilities on academic success at a postsecondary level of education.

Robert has co-authored articles for peer-reviewed journals, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario and federal government of Canada. Also, Robert is a co-author of a chapter entitled “Cognitive constructs and individual differences underlying AD/HD and dyslexia: A Cognitive Mosaic approach” in the text book Cognition, Intelligence, and Achievement (2014).

We do our best to keep fees low, so attendees can choose how much they would like to pay for this workshop. This helps us to keep our programs and services running to provide support for the community.