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43rd Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2017

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Workshop #W79
CE Offered: PSY/BACB — 
CANCELED: Guidelines for the Establishment of a University-Based Practical Training System
Friday, May 26, 2017
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Hyatt Regency
Area: EDC/PRA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Molly Dubuque, M.A.
MOLLY DUBUQUE (University of Louisville), ERICK M. DUBUQUE (University of Louisville)
Description: Individuals interested in applying to sit for a Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) examination are required to accumulate a predetermined number of experience and supervision hours under the BACB Experience Standards. Currently, the BACB allows students to accumulate these hours while enrolled in a higher education training program that contains a BACB Approved Course Sequence (ACS). There are numerous professional and financial benefits for programs offering practical training opportunities to students. However, creating a viable practical training system requires careful planning and organization. The purpose of this workshop is to provide some guidelines and recommendations for establishing one type of university-based practical training system using community-based sites.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: (1)Identify the roles and responsibilities of all parties involves in practical training; (2)Write policies and procedures that support the creation and maintenance of a university-based practical training system that is compliant with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board's experiential standards; (3)Implement strategies for establishing and maintaining practical training relationships with community partners; (4)Logically sequence practical training learning objectives across semesters.
Activities: The format combines lecture, discussion, small group activities, and choral responding.
Audience: The target audience for this workshop are faculty and administrators interested in establishing or updating a practical training component into their program.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): practical training, supervision



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