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

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W77
CE Offered: BACB — 
Help Me Help You: Key Strategies for Developing Effective Parent Training Systems
Friday, May 22, 2020
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
To Be Determined
Area: CBM/DDA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Laurie Tarter, Psy.D.
LAURIE TARTER (EnCompass Behavioral Health ), JANET VASQUEZ (Precision Chi), KARELIX ALICEA (Lotus Behavioral Interventions), PIYAPORN MOUA (EnCompass Behavioral Health)
Description: Parent training is a vital part of an ABA program. Utilizing best practices and evidence-based treatment plays a critical role in the efficacy of parent training. This workshop will equip practitioners with essential information to enable them to develop a quality parent training system that will promote efficacious ABA services. Presenters will provide a review of the current research and evidence-based protocols pertaining to parent training. With a focus on ethical considerations when working with parents and their families, participants will learn how to identify common ethical issues that may occur related to parent training and solutions for those issues. The workshop will also review methods for providing parent training via different modalities, including Telehealth, as well as how to take a family systems approach. Additionally, presenters will review the role on an organization in the development of parent training systems. Lastly, participants will learn methods to create their own parent training goals, methods of implementation, and data collection.
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify evidence-based parent training protocols 2. Identify best practice methods for creating a parent training protocol, including the identification of goals, implementation procedures and data collection methods with a family-systems focus. 3. Identifying similarities and differences in parent trainings methods across modalities (i.e., in person, in-clinic, Telehealth). 4. Identify the role of an organization in parent training policies and procedures. 5. Identify ethical guidelines pertaining to parent training and identify ethical dilemmas related to parent training and its resolution. 6. Identify who should provide the parent training, supervision practices and consultation, and when to refer out to other providers.
Activities: The workshop will include: lecture, guided practice, and discussion. There will be opportunities for questions and answers.
Audience: The workshop level is for an intermediate audience.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): Ethics, Evidence-based, Parent Training



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