On-demand Webinars

November 16, 2023

Managing Challenging Behavior: Strategies for K-12 Leaders and Educators to Support All Students




Diversity & InclusionSpecial EducationStaff Training

Today’s educators serve students with increasingly diverse needs and face more challenging classroom behavior issues. It is important that K-12 leaders and educators understand, prevent, and respond to challenging behavior effectively.

This webinar aims to equip leaders and educators with a comprehensive toolkit of effective strategies designed to decode and proactively address a spectrum of challenging behaviors in K-12 schools. Educators will gain invaluable insights, practical strategies, and a deeper understanding of the intricacies of behavior management, empowering them to cultivate a more supportive and inclusive educational environment for all students.

Watch our webinar to learn effective strategies for addressing problem behavior and supporting students. We will discuss common behavior challenges and the specific interventions that can be used universally to address problem behavior. This session focuses on deciphering the function of behavior and managing de-escalation and the crisis intervention cycle is discussed.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, you will:

  • Understand tiered responses to prevent problem behavior.
  • Comprehend de-escalation and the crisis intervention cycle.
  • Explore specific strategies that can be used to support students.


Dr. Reesha M. Adamson

Department of Counseling, Leadership and Special Education

Dr. Reesha Adamson is a professor and Associate Dean for the College of Education at Missouri State University. Her research focuses on behavioral interventions and special education.

She has worked for public schools, administration and within juvenile justice settings. She was one of the lead developers of the Center for Adolescent Research in Schools Classroom-Based Interventions Manual. She has worked within the field for almost 20 years and has made a considerable impact in the teacher recruitment and retention community becoming a leader in the development of teacher apprentices including the founder of the largest teacher aid apprenticeship in the nation.