Presentation Title

The PersonBrain Model: A Positive, NeuroRelational Behavioral Support Model for Challenging Students

Brief Biography

Dr. Paul Baker, is a developmental neuropsychologist, former special education administrator, international lecturer, and foster and adoptive parent. He is the developer of the The PersonBrain Model, a NeuroRelational Behavior Support Model, co-author of The Hopeful Brain and The Minded Brain: A Social, Emotional and Culturally Responsive Curriculum. His experience in merging brain-based science with trauma-informed strength-based psychological treatment has been instrumental in changing mental health and educational programs across the United States, Canada, and internationally. He has made contributions to major journals and well-known publications in working with children and youth. Dr. Baker’s dynamic approach to professional development engages participants across a wide variety of cultures and encourages them to work with troubled children in more innovative and brain friendly ways.

Highest Degree of Presenter(s)

Ph.D., Neurodevelopmental Psychology

Presentation Abstract

The brain is involved in everything we do. To change behavior, we must change the brain! This session will explore The PersonBrain Model is a trauma-informed, innovative strengths-based, culturally-responsive positive behavior support framework that provides practical solutions for challenging students by incorporating the best of neuroscience with relational practice.

Used by school districts, residential treatment facilities, juvenile justice programs and day treatment models worldwide, The PersonBrain Model training provides participants with in-depth, trauma-informed practice that assists with day-to-day conflict and crisis situations. Introduction to the A.C.T. Q.U.I.C.K positive intervention system and the NeuroRelational Reimbursement therapeutic planning tool will be provided.

Grounded in evidence-based NeuroRelational practices originating from positive psychology, applied behavior analysis and relational theory, staff employing PersonBrain strategies will increase student engagement, encourage a positive school culture, enhance staff and student relationships and increase attendance to promote graduation.

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The PersonBrain Model: A Positive, NeuroRelational Behavioral Support Model for Challenging Students

Atlanta

The brain is involved in everything we do. To change behavior, we must change the brain! This session will explore The PersonBrain Model is a trauma-informed, innovative strengths-based, culturally-responsive positive behavior support framework that provides practical solutions for challenging students by incorporating the best of neuroscience with relational practice.

Used by school districts, residential treatment facilities, juvenile justice programs and day treatment models worldwide, The PersonBrain Model training provides participants with in-depth, trauma-informed practice that assists with day-to-day conflict and crisis situations. Introduction to the A.C.T. Q.U.I.C.K positive intervention system and the NeuroRelational Reimbursement therapeutic planning tool will be provided.

Grounded in evidence-based NeuroRelational practices originating from positive psychology, applied behavior analysis and relational theory, staff employing PersonBrain strategies will increase student engagement, encourage a positive school culture, enhance staff and student relationships and increase attendance to promote graduation.