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Ninth International Conference; Paris, France; 2017

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Workshop #W28
CE Offered: PSY/BACB — 
Supervision
Pragmatic Supervision: Evaluate, Analyze, Change, and Repeat
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
11:30 AM–1:30 PM
Loft GH, Niveau 3
Area: OBM/EDC; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Guy S. Bruce, Ed.D.
GUY S. BRUCE (Appealing Solutions, LLC)
Description: Pragmatic supervisors collect frequent, accurate, sensitive measures of client progress, and when clients are not meeting their progress goals, those supervisors make changes. A pragmatic supervision process includes the following steps: 1) Pinpoint performance problems worth solving. a. Collect frequent, accurate, sensitive measures of client progress. b. When clients are not meeting their progress goals, evaluate staff performance at the system, process, and individual levels. 2) Analyze causes of inadequate client progress and staff performance. 3) Recommend solutions, which may include changes in staff a. Resources b. Training c. Management. 4) Design and implement those solutions. 5) Evaluate Improvements in a. Client Progress b. Staff Performance. This 2-hour workshop includes a workbook with practice materials, practice cards, a tool for evaluating client progress and staff performance, andpractice and discussion of the pragmatic supervision process. I have taught longer versions of this workshop at ABAI conferences, Swiss ABA, Australia ABA, British Columbia ABA and at numerous agencies across the U.S., during the last several years. Participants should bring laptops and smartphones or tablets to the workshop to practice using a new application.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: (1) define desired client results and necessary performance, then measure and evaluate current client results and performance, including measures of client progress called celeration efficiency; (2) define desired staff performance at the system, process, and individual levels; (3) measure and evaluate current staff performance at each level; (4) perform a data-based analysis of staff performance problems to identify their causes; (5) recommend solutions to staff performance problems with the best return on investment.
Activities: This 2-hour workshop includes a workbook with practice materials, practice cards, a tool for evaluating client progress and staff performance, practice and discussion of the pragmatic supervision process, and counts toward the Behavior Analysis Certification Board continuing education requirements for supervisors.
Audience: This workshop is for supervisors, staff trainers, and directors of educational and clinical organizations who serve students or clients with learning difficulties.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): analysis, evaluation, pragmatism, supervision

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