Jul 31, 2019 - 12:45 PM to 4:00 PM
To Be Determined - either Garden City or Westbury
Jaime Gettinger-Webber, MS SPED, BCBA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Teachers, Social Workers, Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, OTs, LMHCs, School Leaders, Level III Teaching Assts.
This workshop is designed to review the key components of developing an effective Behavior Support Plan/Behavior Intervention Plan (BSP/BIP). Proactive strategies will reviewed with emphasis on utilizing the information obtained from a proper functional behavior assessment in order to reinforce functionally equivalent prosocial behaviors. Key reactive strategies will also be reviewed within the context of behavioral extinction procedures. Additional considerations will be review for behaviors the present a danger to the individuals or others (e.g., self-injurious behaviors, aggression, and elopement). Participants will be provided with an example BSP/BIP report that incorporates the proper data collection procedures.
IMPORTANT: This is REPEAT of the School Year 16-17 session.
NOTE: This course is often taken in conjunction with "The Importance of Functional Behavior Assessments" although it is not a requirement.