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.


46th Annual Convention; Online; 2020

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W92
CE Offered: BACB — 
Simplivise: Training the Trainer to Simplify Training and Supervision Through the Use of Evidence-Based Strategies
Friday, May 22, 2020
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Area: TBA/EDC; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Yendri Diaz, M.A.
YENDRI DIAZ (Skillometry Inc.), MARIA BROWN (Skillometry Inc. ), ZUHE C ARNESEN (Skillometry Inc.)
Description: This workshop is designed to develop effective trainers and supervisors within ABA organizations. This workshop will demonstrate how to incorporate Behavioral Skills Training, Precision Teaching, and digital technology into a simplified training and supervision program that develops and maintains critical skills for effective ABA services in online and in-person environments. Phase 1: Instructional design segment where attendees will learn how to create an evidenced-based training program. Phase 2: Teach attendees how to train and supervise staff utilizing a unique blend of BST, PT, and digital tech. Phase 3: Prepare attendees to maintain skill repertoires through simplified supervision and digital technology.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: 1. Identify and define evidence-based training and supervision strategies. 2. Develop an outline for training and supervision content using evidence-based strategies and digital technology. 3. Identify and set goals for trainers, supervisors, and their learners. 4. Identify how to measure quality and effectiveness of their training and supervision. 5. Plan for maintenance of skills through supervision.
Activities: Workshop objectives will be met using behavioral skills training through the following activities: 1. Instructor led presentation and group discussion. 2. Instructor will model target skills. 3. Individual and small group guided practice. 4. Individual and small group competency building exercises. 5. Instructor will provide individual feedback to each attendee based on performance of target skills. 6. Visual aids and worksheets will be provided as supplementary materials.
Audience: Workshop target audience is ABA Clinical and Training Managers, Supervisors, and BCBAs
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate



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