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Assessment and Analysis of Severe and Challenging Behavior: an online longitudinal training practicum

Faculty: Thomas J. Willis, Ph.D.

This advanced, competency-based training practicum is appropriate for psychologists, behavioral consultants, resource specialists and other qualified professionals charged with assessing individuals who exhibit severe and challenging behavior and with designing positive behavior support plans based on a functional analysis of behavior. Previous participants have attended from Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the U.S.

We invite all behavioral analysts, behavioral consultants, psychologists and other professionals charged with the design and implementation positive behavioral support plans to consider this world-class training event.

Participants in this practicum will conduct a Comprehensive Functional Assessment on someone in their caseload. They will submit their assessment report to Dr. Willis who will provide feedback on the report. The participant will then write a person-centered positive behavior support plan. After receiving feedback on the plan, the participant will implement the plan. During the final feedback session the class will review progress and make recommendations for the future implementation of the plan.

This is an Online Course. You do not have to travel in order to participate! All you need is a high-speed Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone!

The next class will begin when a class of at least 5 people is identified! Additional follow-up lectures and feedback sessions will be scheduled with the class during the first meeting. Start times will be determined based on the demographics of the class.

Fee: $3000 per person USD

Contact us today if you are interested. Click on the "Register Now" button (clicking on this button will only register your interest in the course, no obligation to participate) or e-mail John Marshall at jmarshall @ iaba.com.

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Sample Reports: The following links will download sample reports (in PDF format) written by previous participants of training. These reports have had all identifying information changed to protect the confidentiality of the focus person. They are presented only as samples, to give you an idea of the type of report participants write during the course of the training. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact John Marshall +1 (864) 271-4161 or by email. Click on the report to download it: Report 1 Report 2 Report 3

Positive Practices in Behavioral Support Through Nonlinear Applied Behavior Analysis

A live, fully interactive, web based seminar series introducing an evidence-based model of positive behavioral support

This is a 4-Module training program covering the following topics:

  • The evidenced based IABA Multi-element Model
  • Comprehensive Functional Assessment
  • Person-Centred Positive Behavioural Support
  • Emergency Management and Reactive Strategies Within a Positive Practices Framework
  • Assuring Staff Consistency and the Provision of Quality Services

Thomas J. Willis, Ph.D. | Join our mailing list to be notified when the next webinar is scheduled.

Module 1: Comprehensive Functional Assessment - Sept. 19 and 20, 2017
Module 2: Positive Behavioral Support - Sept. 21 and 22, 2017
Module 3: Emergency Management and Reactive Strategies Within a Positive Practices Framework - Sept. 26 and 27, 2017
Module 4: Assuring Staff Consistency and the Provision of Quality Services - Sept. 28 and 29, 2017

All Modules are scheduled from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Pacific Time).

$150.00 per module per person or $500.00 per person for all 4 modules.

Special Group Rate: $1250.00 (USD) per location. For example, if you have 1 location with 5 people participating in one conference room the charge is $1250 for the group. If you had another location with 10 people participating in one conference room the charge is $1250 times 2 locations.

Continuing Education Credit Available for BCBA's, California Psychologists, California Social Workers. See brochure for more information.

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