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Behavior Supports

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UW ECHO in Behavior Supports provides ongoing support for educators and other professionals working with students exhibiting behavioral challenges by providing opportunities for professional development and behavior planning.

Network participants include school administrators, general and special education teachers, paraeducators, case managers, school counselors, school psychologists, state agency staff, and special education service providers, including OTs, PTs, SLPs, etc.

UW ECHO in Behavior Supports is a collaboration with the Wyoming Department of Education.

Sessions are on Wednesdays, weekly, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
via Zoom video conferencing technology.


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Learning Topics - SPRING 2018

Session information subject to change, please check back regularly.

*Registration encouraged but not required to attend sessions*

January 10

Biology of Emotion and De-Escalation Strategies

Presenter:
Staci Horsley, M.Ed., BCBA Autism/Behavior Specialist Consultant

January 17

Error Correction and F.A.S.T.

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA, BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

January 24

Group Contingencies: Understanding the Purpose
Behind Implementing Group Contingencies

Presenter:
Staci Horsley, M.Ed., BCBA Autism/Behavior Specialist Consultant

January 31

TBD

Presenter: TBD

February 7

Defining Problem Behavior and Identifying Replacement Behavior
Participants will learn how to define problem behavior in a manner that will guide them to identify a replacement behavior. Replacement behaviors will be taught to students and are more appropriate/less disruptive than the problem behavior.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, Education Consultant

February 14

The Pillars of Program Development: Part 1

Presenter:
Sweetwater School District #2 Team

February 21

The Pillars of Program Development: Part 2

Presenter:
Sweetwater School District #2 Team

February 28

Gathering Data to Problem-Solve Behaviors
Participants will learn three types of classroom data that can be used for problem-solving
and to guide future instruction on behavior.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, Education Consultant

March 7

Exercise

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

March 14

No Session This Week

March 21

Defining Problem Behavior and Identifying Replacement BehaviorParticipants will learn how to define problem behavior in a manner that will guide them to identify a replacement behavior. Replacement behaviors will be taught to students and are more appropriate/less disruptive than the problem behavior.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, Education Consultant

March 28

Engagement Strategies for Academic Instruction
Participants will learn several engagement strategies that can be incorporated into their academic instruction to increase on-task behavior.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, Education Consultant

April 4

The Pillars of Program Development: Part 3

Presenter:
Sweetwater School District #2 Team

Session Registration*

April 11

Antecedent-Based Interventions
Participants will learn how to develop antecedent-based interventions to prevent problem behavior and prompt desired behavior. Two antecedent strategies will be explored in detail.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, Education Consultant

Session Registration*

April 18

Effective Communication for Transition - New Teacher, New School
Participants will learn strategies to ensure a successful transition for students and their new teachers, classrooms, or school.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, Education Consultant

Session Registration*

April 25

Early Intervention and Pre-Teaching

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

Session Registration*

May 2

Teaching Replacement Behaviors
Participants will learn strategies to ensure a successful transition for students and their new teachers, classrooms, or school.

Presenter:
Stuart Mullins

Session Registration*


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Learning Topics - Fall 2017

September 20

Classroom Design
Topics include designing physical space, considerations for classroom design, and active learning areas.

Presenter:
Staci Horsley, M.Ed., BCBA Autism/Behavior Specialist Consultant

September 27

Classroom Routines
Topics include teaching procedures, predictable daily routines, and organization.

Presenter:
Staci Horsley, M.Ed., BCBA Autism/Behavior Specialist Consultant

October 4

Classroom Expectations
Topics include defining, teaching, and supporting expectations.

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA, BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

October 11

Thinking Functionally in the Classroom
Session will look at class-wide common behaviors to identify variables you can manipulate, including antecedent strategies to prevent common behaviors, strategies to teach, and strategies to respond to behaviors.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon Education Consultant

October 18

Building Relationships to Prevent Behavior
Session will cover the power ratio of interactions, including effective positive feedback, non-contingent behavior, and ratio of interactions.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon Education Consultant

October 25

PBIS Follow Up: School Teaming
Topics include team membership, meeting schedules, and school-wide rules.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon Education Consultant

November 1

Instructional Strategies to Support Academic Engagement
Topics include visual support strategies, choice-making strategies, and self-monitoring strategies.

Presenter:
Staci Horsley, M.Ed., BCBA, Autism/Behavior Specialist Consultant

November 8

3 Fun Classroom Management Games
Topics include The Mystery Motivator, Good Behavior Game, and Positive Peer Reporting

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA, BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

November 15

Check-in/Check-out Interventions
Topics include selecting target behaviors, creating a behavior tracking report card, and motivating change.

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA, BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

November 22

No Session

November 29

Teaching Social Skills & Replacement Behaviors
This session will cover strategies to teach social skills and replacement behaviors.

Presenter:
Stuart Mullins, M.S., BCBA, Fremont County School District #1

December 6

Strategies to increase compliance
This session will discuss strategies to increase compliance.

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, M.A., BCBA, BCI Consultant & Behavior Advantage Software

December 13

Self-regulation interventions
This session will strategies to teach self-regulation skills.

Presenter:
Staci Horsley, M.Ed., BCBA, Autism/Behavior Specialist Consultant

December 20 - January 3

No Sessions

January 10

Biology of Emotion & De-Escalation Strategies

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