After the Meltdown: Proven & Effective Self-Regulation and Executive Functions Strategies

Workshop #10 & 12

Presented by Kathy Morris, M.Ed.

Live Streaming on November 15, 2024


6 Hours | Pre-approved for CEU’s


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This workshop is part of The Calgary Conference on Behavioural, Emotional & Developmental Challenges with Children & Adolescents

This workshop will be live streaming to online participants on November 15, 2024 from 8:00am – 3:30pm (Calgary, AB)
Please adjust your start time according to your specific time zone. 

Recorded footage and all course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until December 16, 2024. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances.
Please allow 5 – 7 business days after the course airs for recorded footage to become available.

Registration will close on November 12, 2024. 

WORKSHOP #10 & 12: After the Meltdown: Proven & Effective Self-Regulation and Executive Functions Strategies | PRESENTED BY Kathy Morris, M.Ed.

This 6-hour course offers comprehensive training for professionals and caregivers working with children or adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or other developmental disorders. Participants will learn practical strategies to manage meltdowns, tantrums, and challenging behaviors resulting from sensory overload and emotional dysregulation. The course emphasizes fostering positive behavior, enhancing self-regulation skills, and improving overall quality of life for individuals with neurodevelopmental differences.

  • Understand the functions of behavior during tantrums and meltdowns for effective intervention.
  • Illustrate the connections between communication, social skills, and behaviors to facilitate interaction.
  • Develop self-control and self-management skills using Breathe cards and Emotion charts.
  • Design therapy and classroom structures to prevent overstimulation and sensory breakdowns.
  • Utilize tools such as SOCCSS, Keychain Rules, and T-charts to manage behaviors.
  • Alleviate anxiety using Surprise cards, Change of schedule cues, and Transition markers.
  • Implement systematic approaches for sustainable behavior management.

Education and Clinical Professionals: All education and mental health or healthcare professionals who work with children or youth including, but not limited to K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors, Learning Assistance/Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers • All other professionals who support behavioural challenges and complex learning needs including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers and Community Police Officers.

Kathy Morris, M.Ed., has been a speech therapist, teacher for self-contained programs (including students with autism, severe behavioural difficulties, and cerebral palsy), resource teacher and first grade teacher. She was also a diagnostician/supervisor for all grade levels. She was a LIFE Skills/autism/ behaviour/assistive technology consultant at a Texas education service center before leaving to start her own business in 1999. Her business, igivuWings, has reached families and educators throughout the world,. Kathy has had over 42 years of experience working with children and adolescents with severe behavioural difficulties.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual 1 Day Enrollment$269.00N/A
Individual 2 Day Enrollment$469.00N/A
Individual 3 Day Enrollment$669.00N/A
Full-Time Student$609.00N/A

All fees are in Canadian dollars ($CAD).

Fees are per person, seat sharing is not allowed. Please respect this policy, failure to comply will result in termination of access without a refund. For group rates please contact


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