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19. Navigating Challenging Behaviours: A Fresh Perspective with Dave Jereb
byAshleigh and Alisha
Ever wondered about the superpower of an Occupational Therapist or OT?
Today, we enjoyed talking to Dave Jereb, a trailblazer as a paediatric occupational therapist in Australia. With over two decades of experience, Dave is an accomplished practitioner and a true visionary in his field. His unwavering passion for delivering transformative solutions for challenging behaviour alongside his holistic approach has earned him recognition as a thought leader.
From his award-winning ‘Move About activity cards’ to his insightful book ‘Challenging the Story’, Dave’s contributions are reshaping the landscape of occupational therapy.
In this episode, we chat to Dave about:
What is an OT and how can teachers work alongside them to help students in their classroom
The ABCs of behaviour
Developing connections with students
What we can do as teachers to best support students in the classroom
This episode contains so many nuggets of wisdom – please share it with a teacher friend that you think would also love this conversation.
You can access more teacher strategies, classroom inspiration and a wealth of resources by visiting our website www.rainbowskycreations.com.