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Section 1: Introduction About This Course Learning Objectives Section 2: Reasons for Aggressive Behavior Supporting Tim Managing Aggressive Behaviors Why Aggression Happens Sources of Aggression Physical Discomfort Dysfunctional Relationships Dual Diagnoses Summary Section 3: Looking Out For Triggers The “Last Straw” Alternatives to Aggression Jimmy Summary Section 4: Dealing with Aggressive Behaviors Behavior Plans Samantha’s Plan Escalation and Response De-Escalation Strategies Managing in the Moment Review Tim Meet Sandy Summary Section 5: Conclusion Summary Put Into Practice References Congratulations!
Bruce Davis, Ph.D. is the Director of Behavioral and Psychological Services for the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). He has 27 years of experience providing services to persons with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. He is a Licensed Senior Psychological Examiner, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Davis has served as Regional Behavior Analysis Director for DIDD and was also Director of TN-START, a model crisis intervention program for persons with co-occurring disorders. He has also worked as an Assistant Professor in the Vanderbilt University Department of Psychiatry and directed the Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Clinic supported by the Merck Fund. Dr. Davis is a past President of the Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis and served as President of TN-NADD (an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs) from 2005 to 2008 and 2011 to present. In the interim, he served as a TN-NADD Board Member and is an active member of the NADD organization. Disclosure: Bruce Davis, MS, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.