NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Working with the At-Risk Adolescent

CNED 2000




Instructor: Trisha Miller

Grading: Letter

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 - Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $80

Course Description:

This course is designed to help educators understand the at-risk adolescent in the classroom. In this course educators will explore why adolescents may be at-risk, strategies to help with at-risk behaviors, and establish resources to help with classroom management.


Students enrolled in the class will…   

  1. Understand the various life conditions of the at-risk adolescent.
  2. Reflect on current practices with at-risk students and grow in methods to better relationships with these students.
  3. Reflect on communication techniques with adolescents and their support systems.
  4. Understand different behavioral interventions that can lead to positive class dynamics.

Required Textbook/Reading:

There will be no required textbook. Readings will be assigned via blackboard for each module.

About The Instructor

Trisha MillerTrisha Miller

Trisha earned her M.A. in Youth Development & her B.S. in Health Education from North Dakota State University. Currently she is a teacher for the Individualized Learning Center serving grade 9-12 at-risk students.

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