Association for Behavior Analysis International

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38th Annual Convention; Seattle, WA; 2012

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Workshop #W32
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Evidence-Based Practices in Error Correction
Friday, May 25, 2012
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
205 (Convention Center)
Area: AUT/PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Michelle Turan, M.A.
LIANNE M. MOROZ (Surrey Place Centre), MICHELLE TURAN (University of Windsor), NATALIE P. CROTEAU (Surrey Place Centre)
Description: This workshop will give participants an overview of the literature surrounding error correction strategies in discrete trial training and applied verbal behaviour programs. Specific strategies will be recommended regarding the selection of error correction strategies for the individual learner. Participants will view video examples of different strategies, practice particular strategies, and receive data collection materials to track error correction data. It is expected that participants will have some knowledge of and practice in discrete trial training.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

Describe the literature base on error correction

Demonstrate at least two error correction procedures

State the conceptual foundation between different error correction strategies

Measure effectiveness of error correction strategies via data collection templates

Activities: This workshop will involve video viewing, role plays, data collection, discussion, etc.
Audience: This workshop is appropriate for instructors, therapists, ABA supervisors, behavior analysts, and psychologists.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic
Keyword(s): autism, discrete trial, error correction, verbal behavior



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