Training for Professionals/Families
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ABA Basics 101:  ABA Therapy for Autism
February 6, 13, 20, 27:  6 pm to 8 pm Mountain Time:  $89.00

Understanding Autism: 
January 9, 16, 23:  6 pm to 8 pm Mountain Time $89.00 Class Full

ABA Basic 101:  Sign up Now for February Start Date
1. Reinforcement Strategies
Identifying behavior to reinforce
Identifying reinforcing items and activities
Noticing and responding/praising/reinforcing appropriate behaviors

2. Offering Choices
Presenting choices of tasks that must get done
Giving choices to maintain appropriate behavior
Presenting options when you want to help your child structure their free play, while maintaining appropriate behaviors

3. Giving Instructions
Delivering instructions in the best way at the best time
Following through with instructions and providing reinforcement

4. Responding to Requests
Honoring appropriate requests as often and as quickly as possible
Responding when you are unable to honor a request

5. Redirection Techniques
Offering choices of more appropriate alternative behaviors when your child is off-task or behaving inappropriately
Presenting appropriate alternatives without interacting with the individual

6. Responding to Upsets
Knowing when and how to ignore inappropriate behaviors
Knowing when and how to re-engage with your child when they are behaving appropriately

For each of the topics covered, there will be a specific set of steps that will be followed:
1. Information provided via: written materials, discussions, questions and answer
2. Modeling which may include: staff demonstrating the techniques or video clips
3. Caregiver rehearsal with feedback from staff
4. Caregiver practicing with the individual and receiving feedback from the trainer