In Dr. Bloom’s original webinar, she introduced us to trial-based functional analysis in schools. Dr. Bloom described the conditions under which a trial-based FA is and is not appropriate, how to conduct FA trials, how to collect, graph, and analyze trial-based FA data and discuss strategies for successfully using trial- based FA in school settings. In this update to the original webinar Dr. Bloom will review recent advances in trial-based functional analyses in regular ed and special education settings (current research in trial-based functional analysis), and examines conceptual, ethical, procedural, and competency issues related to its use. Current research on training parents and other professionals to use trial-based functional analysis will be reviewed. Data analysis and a new approach that uses signal detection theory to identify thresholds for determination of function will be presented.
- Participants will be able to discuss recent research on the use of trial-based functional analysis in general and special education classroom
- Participants will be able to describe the ethical considerations regarding training others to use trial-based FA.
- Participants will be able to discuss the strengths and limitations of trial-based FA.
- Participants will be able to use a data analysis approach based on signal detection theory as applied to trial-based FA.
- Participants will be able to list and describe alternatives to trial-based FA and when they should be used.
Continuing Education and Professional Development:
- Certified Behavior Analysts/Licensed Behavior Analysts: 3 Type II CEs
- Psychologists: N/A
- Social Workers/Certified Counselors: N/A
- Teachers/RBTs/Other professionals: This event may be eligible for continuing education or professional development hours. Speak with a representative at your organization or your supervisor for approval.
For ABAC’s continuing education approvals statements please view our Continuing Education page
Presenter Disclosure Statement
Dr. Bloom has no financial relationship with companies or organizations mentioned during this event. She does not receive any royalties for any book, materials, or curricula mentioned in the event. Dr. Bloom receives speaker fees for presenting for ABAC.
10:05 am: Presentation begins
11:30 am: 10 minute break
11:40 am: First Q&A Session- submit questions via chat
11:50 am: Presentation resumes
12:45 pm: Q&A submit questions for chat
1:00 pm: Post-test, Evaluation and submit attendance codes
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