Alpine Learning Group Professional Development Series: Behavioral Skills Training: Approaches To Preparing Students with High Functioning Autism for the Transition to Adulthood – 5/14/19

Behavioral Skills Training: Approaches To Preparing Students with High Functioning Autism for the Transition to Adulthood

Katrina Roberts. MS, BCBA

Alpine Learning Group Professional Development Series

 

Live Event Information:

  • Date: Tuesday, 05/14/19
  • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm eastern

Recording Information

  • This webinar is presented LIVE and will be recorded. All registrants have the opportunity to attend LIVE and/or view the recording during the 5 day limited access period that begins the day after the live webinar.
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Abstract:

This workshop will review the teaching methodology of Behavioral Skills Training and how it has been applied to teaching various skills necessary for the transition to adulthood. Behavioral Skills Training (BST) is a method of teaching using instruction, modeling, behavioral rehearsal, and descriptive feedback.  BST has been utilized in many applications such as communication training, pre-vocational skills, vocational skills, safety in the community, and promoting independence. This workshop will review the methodology and current research representing various applications of BST. Learners will come away with an understanding of how to implement BST in a variety of settings to assist their learners while they make their next step towards adulthood.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the steps in behavioral skills training (BST).
  2. Identify skills to teach to transition-aged youth.
  3. Describe how to teach a variety of skills using behavioral skills training.

Continuing Education:

  • Behavior Analysts:2 type II CEs Live or recording
  • Psychologists: 2 CEs Live or recording
  • Social Workers and Certified Counselors: 2 CEs Live only
  • Teachers: Acquire professional development hours for watching this event. Discuss the event with your supervisor to determine if it is eligible.

For ABAC’s continuing education approvals statements please view our Continuing Education page

10:00 am: Introduction

10:05 am: Live webinar begins

11:45 am: Q & A session- submit questions via chat function

12:00 pm: Submit attendance codes, take post-test, and fill out confidential evaluation form

Katrina Roberts is currently the director of the Business Academy, a transition program for students with autism, at Alpine Learning Group. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University at Albany. For the past 15 years, Katrina has been supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in a variety of home, community, school, and employment settings. With a specialty in vocational development, Katrina has helped numerous young adults to prepare for the transition from school to work through arranging a variety of community-based work experiences, teaching both hard and soft skills necessary to succeed at work, and customizing employment opportunities for each person to assist them to start their careers with success.  Ms. Roberts has spoken at multiple conferences on the transition from school to work and adulthood, creating career opportunities, and long-term employment retention.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

Katrina Roberts is an employee of Alpine Learning Group. The speaker is presenting on behalf of Alpine Learning Group and does not receive personal payment for presenting this webinar.

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

Our webinars are available to anyone who is able to access the internet. For those who are vision impaired attendance codes are read aloud and graphs and videos are described verbally. For those who require it, our webinar platform allows for closed-captioning. For more information, contact us at info@abacnj.com.

Cancellation, missed webinar, and grievance policy information

Before continuing make please note:
  • Not all webinars offer continuing education credit hours to certain professionals. Check each webinar for more information.
  • No CE credit is provided for the Free ABACLive Cambridge Center Series webinars or for university/college class supplemental material.
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Attendance Codes:

Participants are required to attend the entire webinar.  ABAC presenters embed codes randomly within their webinar. These are not hidden. The codes are read out loud and left on the screen for about 20s. The codes are not case sensitive. You must write them down or other wise record them as participants must submit the codes via our attendance code submission form following the webinar to ensure attendance.

Assessment:

In addition, participants are required to pass a post-test with 80% accuracy.

Other:

The moderator will present a visual model of how to access the post-test, evaluation, and code-submission form at the end of the webinar.

Each of these are formatted as online forms and are available after the live event and for the duration of the recording access period.

Cancellation policy-

If you are unable to attend a webinar, please email Adrienne at adrienne@abacnj.com as soon as you can. We will not accept cancellations within 1 hour of the webinar start time.  If your cancellation is received prior to 1 hour before the event, we are happy to move you into another webinar or issue a refund. Please check make sure you know how long the webinar recording is available for. Most events are recorded and access is granted for up to 5 days. We will no longer offer transfers to other classes if you miss the webinar.

In the rare event ABAC must cancel a webinar due to low enrollment or presenter conflict, an email will be sent to all individuals who have already signed up arranging an transfer to another webinar or a refund.

Missed Webinar and Grievance Policy

ABAC, Inc, it’s owner, and employees do not receive royalties or non-financial benefits for the sale of any books or products authored by our guest speakers unless Adrienne Fitzer is listed as co-editor or author.

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

ABAC webinars are available to anyone who is able to access the internet. For those who are vision impaired, attendance codes are read aloud and graphs and videos are described verbally. For speech impaired, questions are submitted via chat. For those who require it, our webinar platform allows for closed-captioning. For more information, contact us at info@abacnj.com.

Accommodations for All Participants

If you need additional accommodations or if you are new to the webinar platform and would like the opportunity to practice how to login, Adrienne would be happy to work with you. Please email her directly at Adrienne@abacnj.com