Association for Behavior Analysis International

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38th Annual Convention; Seattle, WA; 2012

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W67
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
CANCELED: Behavioral Methods and Strategies for Children and Adults With Brain Injury in School, Home, and Community-Based Settings
Saturday, May 26, 2012
8:00 AM–11:00 AM
606 (Convention Center)
Area: CBM/PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Mahin L. Para-Cremer, M.A.
Michael P. Mozzoni (Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center), MAHIN L. PARA-CREMER (Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehabiliation Center), JAMES PARA-CREMER (Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehabilitation Center)
Description: Challenging behaviors can limit the opportunities of the individuals we serve, including access to the least restrictive educational setting, community activities, and many other quality of life activities. This workshop will review the characteristics, limitations, and challenging behaviors that are often exhibited in children and adults with brain injury; identify and review skill acquisition and teaching strategies that are successful with persons with brain injury; discuss strategies to support individuals with brain injury in day to day activities; and review components of behavior intervention planning and strategies for successful behavior management. Practice sessions and hands on activities are included to increase learning and mastery to enable participants to implement strategies to support children and adults with brain injury in school, home, and community-based settings.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

Identify at lease two aspects of fluency training for classroom interventions

Identify at lease two antecedent training methods to address recall deficits

Identify three behavior management techniques useful in the classroom and community

Activities: This workshop will involve discussion, short pairings to practice fluency methods, writing brief intervention strategies for participant-identified consumers, and training material generation activities.
Audience: This workshop is appropriate for behavior analysts working in school and community settings with a minimum of BCaBA competence.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): Adult, Brain Injury, NeuroRehabilitation, Pediatrics



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