223: The Politics of Challenging Behaviours - Dave Jereb image
E223 · The Politics of Everything
223: The Politics of Challenging Behaviours - Dave Jereb
223: The Politics of Challenging Behaviours - Dave Jereb

Challenging behaviours are something many parents and carers and educators face in engaging with kids and teens – but sometimes it is more than this. Enter my guest Dave Jereb who is a distinguished paediatric occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience and co-founder of MoveAbout Therapy Services. His vision centres on creating a world where all children have meaningful lives and are valued within their communities. Alongside his wife Kathy, also an OT, Dave developed MoveAbout Activity Cards and innovative workshops like 'A Dynamic Approach to Regulation and Behaviour' and 'Connecting with Kids with ASD'. Dave has contributed to various podcasts, and he can be found on the MoveAbout YouTube channel, sharing his insights and innovative ideas in occupational therapy and supporting children with challenging behaviours. Last year Dave became an Amazon international number one bestseller with his book, 'Challenging the Story', offering child-centred and connection-focused strategies for managing challenging behaviours.

In this podcast, Dave and I discuss:

1. How do you describe “challenging behaviours”? Examples please.

2. A study published in JAMA, reported that diagnosis of ADHD in adults is now four times that of children, and its prevalence more than doubled between 2007 and 2016, from 43 percent to 96 percent. Some researchers suggest that ADHD may be underdiagnosed in adults as well. There has been a steep rise on diagnosis of conditions like ADHD and autism as well as other conditions like oppositional defiant disorder among children and it seems now adults – is there a reason for this in your view?

3. Having a child diagnosed with ODD was baffling and challenging for our family many years ago – and there is no magic pill for managing his behaviours or shifting his mood or mindset, so we had a long path of therapy and learning to understand the way he operates to get harmony back into our dynamic. How do you work with families in your practice? Is it always medication and therapy in tandem?

4. How do you empower the children to equip them for the ups and downs of life?

5. Takeaway: What is your final message for us on The Politics of Challenging Behaviours?

Connect further:

(17) Dave Jereb | LinkedIn

Occupational Therapy for Kids | MoveAbout Therapy Services

POE LISTENER OFFER: Hey podcaster friends. Please note we have a new updated link for the 30% discount code for my Zencastr offer if you decide to use that platform as your own podcast recording and hosting place – even transcripts and videos included. For a 30% discount on your Zencastr platform subscription and to get podcasting faster, use this VIP Link: http://zen.ai/thepoliticsofeverything30

#madeonzencastr

00:00:00
00:00:01
68 Plays
1 month ago

Challenging behaviours are something many parents and carers and educators face in engaging with kids and teens – but sometimes it is more than this. Enter my guest Dave Jereb who is a distinguished paediatric occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience and co-founder of MoveAbout Therapy Services. His vision centres on creating a world where all children have meaningful lives and are valued within their communities. Alongside his wife Kathy, also an OT, Dave developed MoveAbout Activity Cards and innovative workshops like 'A Dynamic Approach to Regulation and Behaviour' and 'Connecting with Kids with ASD'. Dave has contributed to various podcasts, and he can be found on the MoveAbout YouTube channel, sharing his insights and innovative ideas in occupational therapy and supporting children with challenging behaviours. Last year Dave became an Amazon international number one bestseller with his book, 'Challenging the Story', offering child-centred and connection-focused strategies for managing challenging behaviours.

In this podcast, Dave and I discuss:

1. How do you describe “challenging behaviours”? Examples please.

2. A study published in JAMA, reported that diagnosis of ADHD in adults is now four times that of children, and its prevalence more than doubled between 2007 and 2016, from 43 percent to 96 percent. Some researchers suggest that ADHD may be underdiagnosed in adults as well. There has been a steep rise on diagnosis of conditions like ADHD and autism as well as other conditions like oppositional defiant disorder among children and it seems now adults – is there a reason for this in your view?

3. Having a child diagnosed with ODD was baffling and challenging for our family many years ago – and there is no magic pill for managing his behaviours or shifting his mood or mindset, so we had a long path of therapy and learning to understand the way he operates to get harmony back into our dynamic. How do you work with families in your practice? Is it always medication and therapy in tandem?

4. How do you empower the children to equip them for the ups and downs of life?

5. Takeaway: What is your final message for us on The Politics of Challenging Behaviours?

Connect further:

(17) Dave Jereb | LinkedIn

Occupational Therapy for Kids | MoveAbout Therapy Services

POE LISTENER OFFER: Hey podcaster friends. Please note we have a new updated link for the 30% discount code for my Zencastr offer if you decide to use that platform as your own podcast recording and hosting place – even transcripts and videos included. For a 30% discount on your Zencastr platform subscription and to get podcasting faster, use this VIP Link: http://zen.ai/thepoliticsofeverything30

#madeonzencastr

Recommended