Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents & Caregivers

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$125.00

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Date / Time

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Location:

ELIJA Farm

43 Foxhurst Road

S. Huntington, NY 11746

 

 

Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents & Caregivers

This workshop is an introductory training for parents and caregivers who are interested in learning about Applied Behavior Analysis as a treatment for autism.

Having a child with autism can be a lifelong challenge and we encourage all of our families and caregivers to learn the basic strategies that Applied Behavior Analysis has to offer.

LIMITED TO 30 PPL

 

Presented by: Debora Thivierge, BCaBA, CBAA

Executive Director, ELIJA School, Foundation, Farm, TPS

Debora received her BA in Sociology from Hofstra University and is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. She serves as the Executive Director and Founder of The ELIJA School, Founder of The ELIJA Foundation, the ELIJA Farm, and ELIJA's Transition Program and Services (TPS). Debora has volunteered her time to numerous Autism groups such as Nassau County’s Department of Health Early Intervention Coordinating Council, New York State Association of Behavior Analysis, Nassau County Autism Coalition run by the County Executive and served as a board member of The Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®) for 5 years. She was appointed to the New York State Licensure Board for Applied Behavior Analysis in 2014 and served until 2018, when she stepped down to advocate for the advancement of the field in ABA. For the past 18 years, she has been providing advocacy to families and conducted training workshops to promote evidence based instruction for families and educators who have been touched by Autism. She has a 20 year old son with Autism.

Topics Include:

  • What is Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Finding Qualified Licensed and Certified Professionals
  • Symptoms of Autism
  • Building a Relationship
  • The Importance of Motivation
  • Functions of Behavior & Functional Behavioral Assessments
  • Teaching Language
  • How to Assess skills and Inventory Skill Acquisition
  • Creating Effective and Meaningful Goals
  • Data and Analysis

 


Date / Time

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Location:

ELIJA Farm

43 Foxhurst Road

S. Huntington, NY 11746

 

 

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