Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


43rd Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2017

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W66
My BCBA is Amazing!
Friday, May 26, 2017
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Hyatt Regency, Centennial Ballroom C
Area: AUT/PRA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Colleen DeMello, M.A.
COLLEEN DEMELLO (Applied Behavioral Strategies), LAURA BUNDA (Applied Behavioral Strategies)
Description: Behavior analysts are faced with many environmental variables that either directly or indirectly influence efficacy of treatment when working with families in a home setting. Awareness of these variables is essential in developing solid working relationships with families and developing strategies that will produce maximum results.This workshop is designed to teach Behavior Analysts how to take a functional approach to working with parents in the home and demonstrate the ability to train parents how to become an effective agent of change with their children.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: (1) Identify variables that influence successful in-home ABA intervention; (2) Explain customer service as it relates to ABA; (3) Demonstrate how to effectively set expectations with parents/caregivers; (4) Develop goals and objectives that meet family's and child's needs; (5) Demonstrate how to effectively train parents to be an agent of change.
Activities: Lecture, Discussion, Case studies, Question & Answer, Small Group Breakout
Audience: BCaBAs, BCBAs, Supervisors of BCBAs, Teachers
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate



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