Training hours: 5.0
Introduction to Behaviorism Provides you with a fundamental background on what behaviorism is and the history and research that has lead to the techniques we use today in applied behavior analysis. This course is an excellent pre-cursor to any of the CoAHS ABA programs.
Training hours: 11.5
This course is designed to assist interventionists in developing the basic skills for implementing Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) to teach children with autism. An overview of the basic components of PRT is provided along with guidelines for building child motivation and establishing teachable moments within play and other natural routines to promote the development of new skills.
Training hours: 6.0
As a result of completion of this short course, you will be able to identify some of the legal and ethical considerations for supporting people with challenging behaviors and explain some ways in which you are able to strengthen your relationship with people with challenging behaviors.
Training hours: 45.0
This course covers the development of learning and understanding including developmental stages, principles of learning, learning styles, and processes that lead to comprehension
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.