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Continuing Education

APBA is pleased to list upcoming events sponsored by members, Affiliates, and Sponsors that include BACB Type 2 continuing education opportunities.


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Upcoming Events

March 3rd, 2015

TYPE II CEU Event: Restraint and Restrictive Behavior Management Practices: Recent Advances in Applied Behavior Analysis Research

 9:30-11:10 am EST

This BCBA CEU event will review the functions of restraint the person restrained and the person restraining the other. The presentation will also review a variety of recently published applied behavior analytic approaches to reduce restraint and other restrictive behavior management practices. These include reducing the target behavior that occasions the use of restraint by using evidence-based ABA practices; effective staff training and supervision; and ABA interventions such as function-based interventions, restraint fading procedures and empirical evaluations of the most effective and least intrusive form of restraint.

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March 12, 2015

Melmark Expert Speaker Series for Behavior Analysts

Understanding Sibling Experience: Excerpts from the Lives of Siblings of People with Autism
Leslie Newport, Psy.D., BCBA-D and Hailey Crecca,
Private Consultants

March 12, 2015
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Location:
Melmark Multi-Purpose Center
2600 Wayland Rd
Berwyn, PA 19312

Complimentary Admission
Charge per BACB Type 2 Credit - $10 per CEU
For questions, please email jennifercroner@melmark.org.
Registration fees are nonrefundable, unless extreme circumstances. Circumstances will be judged extreme by Melmark Professional Development Department.

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March 19th, 2015

Type II CEU event: Ethics and Practice of Applied Behavior Analysis: Evidence-Based Practices and Its Implications

March 19th, 2015

5:30-8:30 pm EST

 

Applied Behavior Analysts have a positive ethical duty to use effective and perhaps the most effective treatments. This three- hour workshop will:

Review the professional ethics of Applied Behavior Analysis

Define and describe the rationale for evidence-based practices (EBPs)
 
Describe and illustrate the methods of systematic review, meta-analysis and research synthesis
 
Summarize the current status of EBPs
 
and more...

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April 11, 2015

Staff Training Workshop

Presenter: Robin Wishkoski, BCBA

Traditional training techniques are often ineffective in teaching staff and assessing staff knowledge. Participants will learn the behavioral approach to training and why it is a more effective method of staff training.

About the presenter:

Robin Wishkoski currently holds the position of Coordinator for Behavior and Social Skills in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. Her certifications are in elementary education, generic special education and principal. Prior to her current position, she taught adaptive behavior in a self contained classroom, provided in home and parent training services, and was a behavior specialist. Robin is a certified instructor in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

This event will be offering 3 BACB CEs.

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April 10th, 2015 - April 11th, 2015

Kentucky Association for Behavior Analysis

Location:
Louisville, KY
Friday April 10, 2015, 8:00-5:00
Registration starts at 7:30 AM

KYABA Presents 6 CEUs:
PRESENTERS: Drs. Robert and Lynn Koegel
Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) for Autism

Saturday, April 11, 2015 Morning DUAL TRACK
Registration starts at 7:30AM

Track 1: All Day
KYABA Presents 6 CEUs:
PRESENTER: Dr. Vincent Carbone
Advanced Topics in Behavior Analysis and the Treatment of Children with Autism

TRACK 2: Morning Session
Spalding University presents 3 CEUs:
PRESENTER: Dr. Timothy Vollmer
A Closer Look at Differential Reinforcement

April 11, 2015 Afternoon Session
The Lee Specialty Clinic presents 3 Ethics CEUs:
PRESENTER: Dr. Anthony Siegel, MD
PRESENTER: Stephen Foreman, MA, BCBA, LBA
Successful Collaboration between Behavior Analysts and Psychiatrists. It Does Exist!

Poster and Social
Saturday night following the Saturday Conference. Enjoy an evening of networking, socializing, fun, and drinks with our presenters and the KYABA Executive Committee!

Overnight Accommodations:
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sdfls-louisville-marriott-east/

For More Info Contact:
Stephen Foreman
StephenForemanBCBA@Gmail.com
(502) 409-7181

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April 16, 2015

Melmark Expert Speaker Series for Behavior Analysts

The Ethical Code for Behavior Analysis: Key Themes and Examples of Applications
Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Executive Director of Research, Melmark

April 16, 2015
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Location:
Melmark Multi-Purpose Center
2600 Wayland Rd
Berwyn, PA 19312

Complimentary Admission
Charge per BACB Type 2 Credit - $10 per CEU
For questions, please email jennifercroner@melmark.org.
Registration fees are nonrefundable, unless extreme circumstances. Circumstances will be judged extreme by Melmark Professional Development Department.

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April 24, 2015

8th Annual West Coast Conference on Autism & Related Disorders

Five Prominent Speakers

William Ahearn, PhD, BCBA-D
Director of Research, The New England Center for Children®
“Best Practices in Autism Treatment”

Rob Holdsambeck, EdD, LCP, BCBA-D
Executive Director, Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies & Founder, Holdsambeck and Associates
“Ethics and Autism: Seven Deadly Sins and Fifty Shades of Grey”

Matthew Normand, PhD, BCBA-D
Associate Professor, University of the Pacific
“Breeding Ground: Pseudoscience, Voodoo Science, and Junk Science in Autism Research and Treatment”

Henry D. (Hank) Schlinger Jr., PhD, BCBA-D
Director MS Program in ABA, California State University, LA
“Lessons From Clever Hans For Claims of Communicative Abilities in Nonverbal Individuals with Autism”

Bridget Taylor, PsyD, BCBA-D
Executive Director, Alpine Learning Group
“Improving Observational Learning Skills in Children with Autism”

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May 1st, 2015 - May 2nd, 2015

National Institute For Effective Instruction

This is a training conference in Columbus, OH on effective instruction for individuals with autism and other disabilities. Focus will be on application of ABA in educational settings and will give registrants hands on training in Direct Instruction and Precision Teaching methodology. Up to 12 Type 2 BACB CEU\'s

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June 13, 2015

Setting Up Classroom for Individuals with Autism

Presenter: Audrey Bivens, M.Ed., BCBA

Participants will learn ways to set up classrooms that cater to the needs of a learner with Autism. This workshop will also address instructional techniques that optimize learning for individuals with Autism.

About the presenter:

Audrey Bivens, M.Ed., BCBA, an educator with over 25 years experience in special education, specializing in autism spectrum disorders as a teacher and in home and parent trainer. She currently works as instructional officer and program supervisor for special education in a large suburban school district where she designed and supervises specialized autism programs.

This event will be offering 3 BACB CEs.

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Ongoing

Behavior Development Solutions

Online CE Courses Offered by Behavior Development Solutions

Earn CEUs from home at your convenience through online courses offered by BDS. Topics offered by current courses include ethics, joint attention, conceptual instruction, delayed reinforcement and more. See our expanding selection of courses offered by clicking the \"CE courses\" button that can be found in the teal box on our home page.

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May 7, 2014

Visionary and Founder of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Presents a compilation of an interview by Mark Sundberg and reflections of many individuals (Richard Malott, James Carr, Judith Favell, Jim Johnston, Neil Martin, Paolo Moderato, Sharon Chien, Jane Howard, Jose Martinez-Diaz and others) to commemorate Dr. Shook\'s outstanding contributions to the field of behavior analysis. Includes Dr. Shook\'s background, the history of the BACB, international expansion, autism work and university influence, as well as future challenges for the field.

Objectives:

  • Describe Jerry Shook’s introduction to Behavior Analysis
  • Describe the initiation and growth of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board
  • Discuss four examples of Jerry Shook’s impact on prominent Behavior Analysts interviewed
  • Discuss generally how Jerry Shook’s work affected the field of Autism
  • Discuss international growth of Behavior Analysis
  • Describe noted challenges to the field of Behavior Analysis
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Ongoing

UNT Supervisor Training Workshop 100% Online

The much-anticipated Supervisor Training Workshop from UNT\'s Behavior Analysis Online program is here! Developed from the ground-up by ABA practitioners and instructional designers, this training provides a comprehensive training experience like no other.

-Self-Paced for Working Professionals

-Interactive Learning Activities

-Mastery-Based Learning

-8 CE Credits

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Oct. 18, 2012 -- A Functional Analysis of Behavior (FAB) Model for School Settings Website
Ongoing - Ongoing

Online CEUs

3 Type 2 CEUS $30A Behavioral Perspective on Sleep DisturbanceApplying Behavior Analysis Techniques When Training Caregivers

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Ongoing

3 Type 2 CEUS $30

Dorothy Ranew, MEd, BCBA

A Behavioral Perspective on Sleep Disturbance

Applying Behavior Analysis Techniques When Training Caregivers

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