Association for Behavior Analysis International

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44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

Event Details

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Panel #60
CE Offered: BACB — 
Ethical and Sustainable: The SkillCorps Training Model
Saturday, May 26, 2018
12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Area: CSS/TBA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Crystal S. Thompson, M.S.
Chair: Kathryn Petersen (Global Autism Project)
NICOLE SKOTZ (Malama Pono Autism Center, Global Autism Project)
KELLY DEACON (ABC Group Hawaii: Autism Behavior Consulting Group, Global Autism Project)
KSENIA KRAVTCHENKO (Global Autism Project and Endicott College)

For the past 5 years the Global Autism Project has been providing training to autism centers around the world through our SkillCorps program. This unique volunteer program allows professionals to bring their experience to centers in underserved areas around the world. Our panel of SkillCorps participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of short-term volunteering to both volunteers and service partners as well as how the Global Autism Project has dealt with these challenges.

Target Audience:

BCBAs consultants

Learning Objectives: describe the risks of short-term volunteer programs describe the challenges of international training from the perspective of short-term volunteers describe the conditions necessary for the success of international training
Keyword(s): internatonal development, sustainability, training, volunteer



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