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Friday, November 1, 2013

7:00 - 9:00pm November 12 at NESCA: Jessica Minahan on Sexualized Behavior

A Reminder to Register Now

Limited seating remain available for Jessica Minahan's November 12th, free evening presentation on practical and effective interventions for sexualized behavior.

Her talk will be of benefit to parents and professionals alike.

Representatives from school districts, independent schools and other agencies are encouraged to attend!

When:    7:00 – 9:00pm Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Where:  NESCA, Lower Lobby, 55 Chapel Street , Newton

This talk is FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited. To reserve seats, please call Amanda Renzi at 617-658-9800, or email arenzi@nesca-newton.com.

About Jessica Minahan, M.Ed., BCBA

Jessica Minahan is Director of Behavioral Services at NESCA.
She is co-author, with Psychiatrist Nancy Rappaport, of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, published by Harvard Education Press. Copies may be purchased at the event.

Minahan holds a B.S. in Intensive Special Education from Boston University, and a dual master’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Wheelock College. She has a certificate of graduate study (CGS) in teaching children with Autism from University of Albany, and received her BCBA training from Northeastern University.

Her additional Massachusetts and other professional certifications include Teacher of Students with Special Needs (Pre-K through 9), Intensive Special Needs (All Levels), Professional Early Childhood (Pre-K through 3), Special Education Administration (All Levels, Initial), Crisis Prevention Intervention Trainer and Wilson Reading Level 1.

Since 2000, she has worked with students who exhibit highly challenging behavior in both their homes and schools. She specializes in creating behavioral intervention plans for students who demonstrate explosive and unsafe behavior. She also works with students with emotional and behavioral disturbances, anxiety disorders, high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

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