Neuroscience of Adolescence behind the scenes
Bullying, drugs and suicide
How to protect our kids at school and at home?
for school staff and community
Next start date:
June 21, 2017
- The course provides 2 months of class and 4 months access to all online content
- 100% online course (watch wherever you want)
- 7 modules, one new module every week
For more information about the modules, see “More Information” below.
- Live chat with the experts
- This course is also taught by Dr. Teixeira for the Department of Special Education at Bridgewater State University
Neuroscience of adolescence behind the scenes
This online course is inspired by the summer graduate course taught by Dr. Teixeira at Bridgewater State University for the Department of Special Education.
This course will examine students' problematic behaviors in school, in the community and at home. Issues such as bullying, cyberbullying, alcohol and drugs, along with other behaviors will be examined in the course.
The course will also emphasize the importance of psychoeducation for school teachers, coordinators, counselors and others educational staff members regarding the neuroscience of adolescence.
"As a child and adolescent psychiatrist I would like to give a different perspective to educational professionals and I will share my experience on how I am able to support my patients when the school system is well prepared and able to join forces to help and support our school community."
The course will highlight very important topics as:
NEUROSCIENCE OF ADOLESCENCE
ALCOHOL AND DRUGS
BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING
SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RAPE
MODULE 1: Adolescence – Neuroscience of behavior behind the scenes
MODULE 2: Bullying, Cyberbullying and social network
MODULE 3: Alcohol, drugs and sex
MODULE 4: Sexual harassment, rape, violence and environmental toxic stress
MODULE 5: Depression and suicide
MODULE 6: Family and school: How can we help our children and adolescents?
MODULE 7: LIVE HANGOUT
Gus Teixeira, M.D. M.Ed.
Dr. Gus Teixeira is a child psychiatrist and an expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dr. Teixeira has a Master of Education from Framingham State University, and is also an international speaker on inclusion and special education.
He has given more than 200 lectures and workshops in four continents, including USA, Australia, South Korea, Austria, England, and Sweden; also summer courses for the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at Bridgewater State University, where he is a visiting professor since 2008.
He also lectures in universities and schools to guide teachers, parents and psychologists about behavioral conditions that affect children and teenagers in the school environment. He is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Autism Society of America.