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Positive Practices in Behavioral Support Through Nonlinear Applied Behavior Analysis

A seminar series introducing an evidence-based model of positive behavioral support

During this is a 4-day training program you will learn:

  • How to improve the quality of life for people with challenging and complex needs using evidence-based strategies
  • How to reduce or eliminate restrictive practices and restraints
  • How to conduct a Comprehensive Functional Assessment including a functional analysis of behavior
  • How to develop a multielement Positive Behavior Support Plan based
    on a functional assessment
  • How to regain rapid and safe control over crisis situations using
    positive strategies
  • How to ensure that the PBS plans that you write are consistently implemented

Thomas J Willis, PhD and Elizabeth C Hughes, PhD, BCBA

Continuing Education for BCBAs available


Assessment and Analysis of Severe and Challenging Behaviour:
A Longitudinal Practicum

This programme is an advanced longitudinal training practicum in which programme participants are provided systematic guidance and feedback in developing and implementing a positive, person-centred, multielement support plan for persons served by the participant's agency.

Beginning: 23 – 25 July in Brisbane
plus three additional 2-day follow-up sessions that will be scheduled for individual and group feedback. All follow-up sessions will be held in Brisbane.

See brochure for full description.

Faculty: Thomas J Willis, PhD and Elizabeth C Hughes, PhD, BCBA

Thomas J Willis, PhD, Co-founder of the Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis

Bunbury, WA Australia
1 July - 4 July 2019

For information on attending the Bunbury program, contact:
Anne Fletcher
Cooinda Primary School or

Gail Allen
Eaton Community College

Townsville, QLD Australia
8 - 11 July 2019

Rockhampton, QLD
15 - 18 July 2019

Brisbane, QLD
19 - 22 July, 2019

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Questions: Contact John Marshall by email ( or by telephone (03 9016 4350). This a Skype number that rings John's mobile phone in the US. Please leave a message if there is no answer.


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