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UW Project ECHO

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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Behavior Supports

Behavior Supports Network image: hand dropping droplets of water onto plant.     

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, bi-weekly,
3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT
via Zoom video conferencing technology.

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LEARNING TOPICS - SPRING 2019

Session information subject to change, please check back regularly.

*Registration encouraged but not required to attend sessions.*
Registrants will receive session handouts and materials prior to the scheduled meeting time.

January 9

Prompt and Prompt Fading Procedures

Prompt fading is defined as the systematic reduction of a prompt until it is eliminated or redefined as an integrated part of the task. In this session learners will understand considerations in choosing prompts and have a basic understanding of prompt and prompt fading techniques.

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

January 23

Implementation of Peer Mediated Interventions at the Elementary Level

This session will review peer support strategies and discuss how to promote implementation at the elementary level. Learn how to structure peer mediated interventions for target students, how to implement peer interventions, and how to address common obstacles.

Presenters:
Aaron Stabel, MA, BCBA; BCI Inc. & Behavior Advantage Software, LLC
Paul Phillips; Sheridan County School District #2

February 6

Essential Components of a Written Behavior Reduction Plan

Comprehensive behavior plans include multiple dimensions to reduce problem behaviors, prevent occurrences, and teach new replacement skills. Learn how these components work together to decrease problem behaviors, increase pro-social skills, and coordinate team implementation.

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, MA, BCBA
BCI, Inc. & Behavior Advantage Software, LLC

February 20

Essential Components of a Written Behavior Reduction Plan, Part 2

Presenter:
Aaron Stabel, MA, BCBA
BCI, Inc. & Behavior Advantage Software, LLC

 March 6

Crisis De-escalation

This session will focus on skills to de-escalate crisis and prevent crisis from occurring.

Presenter:
Gary Post, MSW and Dustin Rifkin, MSW
Region V BOCES

March 20

Current Developments in Functional Behavior Assessment

This session will review current research and critical features on effectiveness of Functional Behavior Assessment. We will also discuss the importance of scaling down to scale up.

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

April 3

Self-Regulation Interventions

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

*Session Registration*

April 17

End of the School Year - How to Stay on Track

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D.
Education Consultant
Safe & Civil Schools, Tricia Berg Consulting, LLC

*Session Registration*

May 1

Implementing Zones of Regulation Across Elementary School Settings

Teaching self-regulation skills to children is essential to their social-emotional development and future independence. The Zones of Regulation is an evidence-based curriculum that helps guide educators and families to effectively teaching self-regulation skills. Implementation of this program, successes and obstacles, across elementary school settings for both students with and without special needs will be discussed.

Presenter:
Lindsey Brice and Barbara Hopkin
Park County School District #6

*Session Registration*


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1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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