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Definition of Self-Control
Goal Setting
How Self-Control relates to executive function and different disabilities
Categories of Self-Control
Teaching Self-Control Rehearsal

Skill Areas:

Participants will learn:

What "self-control" is and is not
The connection with goal setting skills
The connection with executive function skills
Various elements and types of self-control training
How and why to teach specific self-control skills
A comprehensive list of related resources (provided)


Dr. Sheldon Braaten

Target Audience

Graduate Credit & Continuing Education

Graduate credit toward EBD licensure and continuing education clock hours are available.

Custom Workshops

The workshop can be customized based on experience level, particular needs and available workshop time. For more information on developing a custom workshop, please contact us.

Related Resources


Training Options

Scheduled Workshops:

Thursday, Jan. 25
1:00-4:00 pm
Little Canada, MN

Register ONLINE Today

or call 651-484-5510

Students present a wide variety of behavior management challenges and adults too often expect that they will simply comply with commands to use some “self-control.” This workshop will present essential background information on why they behave the way they do and specific strategies for teaching self-control skills. Participants will learn the various elements of self-control training, how and why to teach these skills.

Interest Area
  • Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Health
  • Families
Expertise Level
  • General
  • Professional

Age Level

  • Adult

BICA Training:  Self-Control Training for Children and Youth with Challenging Behavior

Stage 1: Awareness
1-2 hour
Stage 2: Application
1/2-full day
Stage 3: Independence
1-2 days
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