|Behavior Analysis in Child Welfare: An Innovative Approach to Restoring Parental Protective Capacities and Decreasing Risk Factors for Child Abuse and Maltreatment and Recidivism Rates for Re-Abuse|
|Sunday, May 29, 2022|
|9:00 AM–9:25 AM |
|Meeting Level 1; Room 156B|
|Instruction Level: Intermediate|
|Chair: Karin Torsiello (Behavior Basics, Incorporated)|
|CE Instructor: Paula Antonelli, M.S.|
Behavior Analysis in Child Welfare: An Innovative Approach to Restoring Parental Protective Capacities and Decreasing Risk Factors for Child Abuse and Maltreatment and Recidivism Rates for Re-Abuse
|Domain: Service Delivery|
|KARIN TORSIELLO (Behavior Basics, Incorporated), PAULA Antonelli (Behavior Basics, Inc)|
An exploration of the application of ABA based intensive parent education programs in the child welfare population. This talk will encompass a review of outcome data in child welfare program developed and managed by Board Certified Behavior Analysts, revealing socially significant impacts to child abuse recidivism rates in Florida. A review of the program history, development, curriculum and methodology will be presented. A call to action and road map for replication of the project in other states will be presented as well.
|Target Audience: |
ABA practitioners with a BCBA or BCaBA certification, who are actively practicing in the applied setting.
|Learning Objectives: 1. How ABA can have widespread impact on the child welfare system of care; 2. Identify Parental Competencies, how to teach and measure; 3. Become familiar with the identified outcome measures, why they were chosen and how to present the data; 4. Learn about the proactive parenting and positive discipline techniques that make up this program; 5. Review outcome data from the first 8 years of program implementation in Florida|