Free Parent Training Sessions for Managing Children with Various Behavioral Difficulties

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  • Kanawha County Schools
  • 12/17/2014

Damous Psychological Services with George M. Damous, MA, EdS, Licensed Psychologist and School Psychologist is presenting free parent training sessions to the public to assist parents, family members, school personnel, and other professionals to better understand and manage children and teenagers with difficult behaviors (age range of children 4 to 17 years old). Presentations will offer current research and practical strategies for managing children with various behavioral difficulties related to: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression and Anxiety, and Learning Difficulties and Other Related Disorders.

Trainings will be held at the Parent Community Resource Center 157 2nd Ave South Charleston, WV (304-348-7715).

KCS employees will receive staff development credit for attending.

Call Damous Psychological Services for further information at 304-720-3835 or visit

Jan. 12


Why Children Misbehave

Learn the causes of defiant behavior and how it affects children’s emotional and behavioral functioning. Information about ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Emotional Disorders will be discussed.

Jan. 19


Effective Interventions And Management Of Difficult Behaviors

An 8 step program will be discussed to assist children and adolescents in developing better behaviors.

Jan. 26


Understanding Learning Difficulties, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and Related Disorders

Learn what symptoms are characteristic of these disorders and how they affect behavior and effective interventions to diminish the symptoms; Also learn about appropriate assessments needed to assist in determining possible causes of your child’s difficulties.

Feb. 2


Bullying – Why Children Bully And How To Stop It

Learn the different types of bullies, why they do it, and programs and interventions to stop it.

Feb. 9


The Effects Of Sleep, Electronics And Other Stimulation On Your Child

Interventions that may help your child sleep without medication and how video games, home and school settings affect children.