2017 Professional Training Schedule: Applied Behavior Analysis CEUs

ACN is authorized to provide BACB Type 2 CEUs for the courses described below.

Each course offers BCBA CEUs (read under each description for CEU amounts)

These trainings are specifically designed for certified behavior analysts. The content of the trainings assumes that participants have mastery of ABA content areas as determined by the BACB task list. 

All trainings are held at Autism Community Network

4242 Woodcock Dr. Suite 101

San Antonio, TX 78228

Remote live videoconferencing is available for all dates using http://www.zoom.us/.

To participate using this option, you must have a working webcam and microphone on your computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone.

Participants are expected to participate on camera during the training (e.g., the presenter will be able to see all participants).

For system requirements click here.

 

To register click below or call (210) 435-1000. For more information, contact Dr. Berenice de la Cruz at berenice@acn-sa.org.

 

Prelinguistic Milieu Teaching 

Date: May 12, 2017 8:30-11:30 AM

Prelinguistic Milieu Teaching is a communication intervention for children who are non-verbal and not yet communicating frequently.  It focuses on teaching early intentional communication, in the form of gestures, eye-gaze, and vocalizations. Participants will identify a) prelinguistic communication, b) milieu teaching techniques, c) how to create opportunities for children to communicate within routines, and how to measure turn-taking within routines

Presenter: Jesse Franco, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCBA-D

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

 

Practical Strategies for Identifying and Treating Aparaxia and Other Speech Disorders in
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Date: May 12, 12:30-3:30 PM

Participants will a) understand typical development of speech in children; b) identify differential characteristics of childhood apraxia of speech; c) compare methods for treating speech disorders in children with ASD, and d) demonstrate phonological recasting. 

Presenter: Jesse Franco,  Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCBA-D

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

 

Teaching Joint Attention to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

Date: June 16, 8:30-11:30 AM

Participants will learn (a) definitions of joint attention from the perspective of various fields, (b) about the relationship between joint attention and autism (c) about the relationship between joint attention and language development, and (d) how to teach joint attention in the natural environment and during structured therapy. 

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

 

Treating Motor Stereotypies

Date: June 16, 12:30-3:30 PM

Stereotypies behaviors are defined as noninjurious behavior that involves repetitious and invariant movement of one or more body parts that serves no apparent social function and a high time allocation (Lewis & Baumeister, 1982). Participants will identify a) antecedent interventions to treat motor stereotypies, b) way to determine replacement skills that match the specific sensory function of stereotypies, c) consequence strategies to decrease stereotypies, and d) the limitations of the research in treating stereotypies. 

Presenters: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D & Adrienne Gaither, OTR, C-SIPT

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

 

Programming for Early Reading Skills 

Date: July 7, 8:30-11:30 AM

Participants will identify (a) prerequisite and component skills of the alphabetic principal, (b) the role that visual stimulus control plays in early reading skills, (c) the role that auditory stimulus control plays in early reading skills, and (d) instructional programming according to behavioral principal.  

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

 

iPad Uses and Applications for Children with Autism 

Date: July 7, 12:30-3:30 PM

Participants will identify (a) iPad apps that can be used for educational and therapeutic purposes for children with autism spectrum disorders, (b) how iPads can be used as augmentative communication devices, (c) practical applications and strategies for utilizing iPads in therapeutic and educational settings, and (d) research support for the use of augmentative communication. 

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.