Training hours: 12.5
This course provides an overview of Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), which has been identified as one of the Best Practice for helping children with Autism develop new skills. The course provides a review of the different components that make up Discrete Trial Teaching and provides guidelines for implementation to assist educators with putting this approach into practice. Important issues related to generalizing skills are reviewed to ensure teaching efforts lead to the student’s use of emerging skills in their typical interactions with others.
Training hours: 21.5
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is fast becoming the support philosophy of choice and is being mandated around the world. PBS has been shown to be an effective means of changing behavior while maintaining, and indeed increasing, dignity, independence and people’s involvement in their communities. This course is aimed at providing direct support staff and professionals alike with the fundamentals of what it is to provide support according to the principles of PBS to people who have challenging behavior.
Training hours: 5.5
This course prepares staff to carry out patient transfers while observing safe and effective practice. Completion of the course will insure staff understand the principles of ergonomics, patient handling procedures as well as the use of transfer and lifting devices.
Training hours: 13.0
Person Centered Planning (PCP) is a course designed to provide a firm understanding of the philosophy and process of thinking and planning in a person centered way. EVERYBODY should do this course. Whether you are a newly employed support person or a seasoned professional or manager, this course will allow you to truly understand what it means to provide support to a someone in a "Person Centered" manner.
Training hours: 4.5
The following material is designed to reinforce your understanding of how the components of PRT can be integrated into daily teaching interactions with individuals. This short course reviews two individuals and explores some ways that the 7 components of PRT can be applied.
Training hours: 6.0
This short course introduces the key introductory concepts of PRT including an overview of Applied Behavior Analysis; Discrete Trial Teaching; Incidental Teaching, and more.
Training hours: 2.0
This short "concepts" course provides an introductory overview of PBS. Many people who challenge us with their behavior have been misunderstood and mistreated throughout their history. People with developmental disabilities and challenging behaviors, in particular, have been subject to a wide array of disrespectful, humiliating and even painful conditions in the name of “effective treatment”. PBS can assure excellent outcomes for people using respectful, non-aversive approaches.
Training hours: 45.0
This course covers scientifically based behavior change methods; functional assessment; observation methods; goal and objective writing; various reinforcement techniques; data collection and interpretation; and development and monitoring of an appropriate intervention based on the function of the problem behavior.