A conference on teaching children with emotional and behavioral problems will be held Dec. 13 in Georgetown.

HSC Workshops is offering the conference for teachers, administrators, social workers, counselors and psychologists. “Classroom Management and Effective Teaching of Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems” will provide educators with strategies to enhance learning, build self-esteem and control disruptive and otherwise troublesome behavior of students with emotional and behavioral problems.

The instructor is Dr. Ronald Friedman, a child psychologist who has worked in public schools for many years and has experience working with more than 1,500 troubled children, adolescents and their families. He has been an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa College of Medicine and an associate professor of applied psychology at the University of Toronto and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. He is a consultant to special education departments in numerous school districts.

The conference is from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 110 Grandstand Drive, Georgetown. Registration is from 8 to 8:30 a.m.

The registration fee is $149. Small-group discounts are available for two or more registrations received together.

Get more information here. The registration for the Georgetown event can be found through the calendar on that page.

A complimentary copy of Friedman’s 82-page book, Strategies to Manage Children and Adolescents with ADHD, is available as a .pdf file by emailing  info@hscseminars.org.