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BI Basic Training Workshop - Powell River

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:30am - Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 4:30pm
Powell River

BI Basic Training Workshop - Powell River

Hosted by: Autism Society of BC
Date: October 13th and 14th, 2018 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: Cranberry Hall, 6828 Cranberry Street, Powell River (Click for map)
Cost: $100 (AutismBC members) and $125 (Non Members) Register online

About the Workshop: Join us for a two-day training workshop on the implementation of autism behaviour plans. You will leave this course with knowledge and practical tools you can use in the classrooms, or home environment. Past attendees have included, parents, community group leaders, students, educators, classroom assistants and other individuals who work with/support children with an ASD diagnosis. Upon completion of this 2-day course you will be sent a certificate to confirm your attendance. This course counts towards 14hrs of BI training.

Topics to be covered each day include:

Day 1:

  • Core elements of discrete trial teaching
  • Functions and behaviour
  • Reinforcement techniques
  • Prompting techniques
  • Process of teaching from introductory to generalization to mastery
  • Ethics
  • The process of accurate data collection

Day 2:

  • Antecedent and established operations
  • Reinforcement assessment of preference
  • Token economics
  • Prompting and prompt-fading strategies
  • Teaching techniques
  • Analysis of data
  • Peer play facilitation
  • Maintenance and generalization of learned skills

For more information please contact Autism Society of BC by calling 604-434-0880