Mike Paget has over 25 years’ experience working as a “teacher-therapist”, special education teacher, director of clinical day program services, and state department of education consultant for emotional, behavioral, mental health issues, crisis de-escalation and prevention, and positive behavior supports. Mike is now an independent trainer and consultant on topics related to emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues of students. He conducts workshops, seminars, and webinars across the United States and Canada, for educators on creative techniques for managing classroom behavior, student aggression and crisis intervention. Mike is an innovator of effective approaches for working with extremely challenging students. He is co-author of the books, Aggressive and Violent Students, High on the Spectrum: Asperger’s, High Functioning Autism, and Related Personalities, and Defying the Defiance.