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July 31 – August 3, 2017
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, Pennsylvania

Developing Skill-Based Interventions Following Practical Functional Assessments of Problem Behavior

Monday, July 31, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

This presentation discusses how to conduct a safe and practical functional analysis that takes an average of 25 minutes and as little as 5 minutes. We will then discuss how to use the results of the functional analysis to design effective, skill-based treatments that include (1) the teaching of complex and developmentally appropriate functional communication skills, and (2) skill-based delay tolerance procedures that improve compliance, task engagement, and social interaction. The goal of the practical functional assessment and skill-based treatment process is to effect more global changes in the functional repertoires needed to be successful in contextually complex environments with natural reinforcement contingencies.

Session number: 
08
Content Level: 
Beginner
Available Credits: 
Act 48
ASHA
BACB
Infant
OT
Psych
PT
SW
Intended Audience: 
All Participants
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