Using the Principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to Teach Individuals with ASD
Wednesday, 06 February 2013, 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Location: Geneva Centre for Autism 112 Merton St. Toronto, Ontario M4S 2Z8
Presenter: Training Institute Faculty, Geneva Centre for Autism
Description: This certificate training program provides a strong foundation for the delivery of high quality ABA-based services. Upon completion of this three day course participants will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and will be able to use these principles effectively during the delivery of ABA services. The course content will focus on skill building and supporting positive behaviour.
Registration will be limited to 20 participants per session.
Course Objectives At the conclusion of this workshop participants will be able to: • Operationally define behaviour and/or skills to teach • Describe and use a variety of data collection techniques and identify the most appropriate for each situation • Describe and use errorless learning teaching techniques including prompts, shaping, chaining and reinforcement • Develop a plan to fade prompts and reinforcement • Develop a plan to maintain learned skills and support generalization
Assignments and Certification Participants will be required to complete and submit a final in class assignment based on a video observation. The written plan must address the reduction of a challenging behaviour and the teaching of a replacement skill, using the ABA techniques and concepts discussed in the course. A certificate of achievement will be awarded based on satisfactory completion of the assignment.
Pre- requisites This course offers advanced level training. Participants are encouraged to complete Introduction to Autism prior to attaining this course. Visit our E-Learning site at elearning.autism.net for more information.
Date: February 6, 7, 8
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Participants must attend all three days in the same session to complete the course.
Early Bird Rate: Register 30 days before your class and receive a $20 discount off the regular price.
Professional / Parent / Student
Membership Discount: (what's this?) 10% off regular non-member rates.
Group Registrations: When 4 people register in the same class or certificate course, the 5th seat in the same class or certificate course is free.
Geneva Centre for Autism is happy to now provide you with your course materials electronically ahead of the date of your training. This allows you to download the materials to your laptop or IPAD to bring with you to the session, or to print your materials to bring. You will be provided a link to print off or download your course content 7 days ahead of time, please remember to either download your materials to your device you plan to bring, or print your materials to bring on the date your training begins.
Location : Geneva Centre for Autism Contact : Event Coordinator - Training Institute
112 Merton Street