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; Washington DC; 2020

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Workshop #W33
CE Offered: BACB
Clinical Decision Making for Skill-Acquisition Programs
Friday, May 22, 2020
8:00 AM–11:00 AM
To Be Determined
Area: AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Erica Jowett Hirst, Ph.D.
ERICA JOWETT HIRST (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Dallas)
Description: This workshop covers essential skills for behavior analysts and special education teachers who are working with individuals in a one-on-one context. The content of this workshop includes selecting appropriate skills, making data-based decisions, maximizing learner performance, and making program changes. Content encompasses findings of peer-reviewed research as well as over 15 years of clinical experience.
Learning Objectives: Attendees will be able to select skills that are most appropriate for the learner. Attendees will be able to make decisions based on the learner's data. Attendees will be able to maximize correct responding and minimize errors. Attendees will be able to make appropriate changes to their learner's skill-acquisition programs.
Activities: The format combines lecture and discussion.
Audience: Behavior analysts and special education teachers.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): DTT, skill acquisition, skill selection



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