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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 Support Interventions in Elementary Settings

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

*Session Registration*

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

*Session Registration*

February 20

Functions of Behavior

Presenter:
TBA

*Session Registration*

 March 6

Interventions Based on Modification of Antecedents

Presenter:
TBA

*Session Registration*

March 20

Differential Reinforcement Procedures

Presenter:
TBA

*Session Registration*

April 3

Documenting and Reporting - Confidentiality

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

Transitions

Presenter:
TBA

*Session Registration*

 

Learning topics - fall 2018

September 19

Setting Up the Environment

It is critical for educators to thoughtfully consider the important components to setting up the environment and classroom. We will discuss the importance of physical structure and putting into place other structures that will set the teacher and students up for success.

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

October 3

School-wide Expectations and Classroom Rules:
Being Preventative and Proactive

Teachers will learn how to integrate school-wide expectations into their classroom rules and use these to shape behavior.

Presenter:
Tricia Berg, Ph.D.
Education Consultant, Tricia Berg Consulting, LLC

October 17

Putting the PRO in paraPROfessional

This session will focus on how to be an essential behavior support across all educational settings.

Presenters:
Danielle Kendall, Errin Huntington, and Brandi Smith
Sweetwater County School District #2

October 31

SESSION POSTPONED - CHECK BACK FOR A RESCHEDULED DATE

Attendance

Attendance matters. If students are going to be successful in school, they first have to be in school. This session identifies critical attendance data to monitor on a regular basis and practical solutions that schools can implement across grade levels to address trends and patterns that emerge in the data.

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

November 14

Group Contingencies

We will discuss the purpose behind implementing group contingencies. We will also discuss how to implement group contingencies and the advantages and disadvantages for the three types of group contingencies.

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

November 28

Interpreting the BASC

Learn what the Behavior Assessment Scale for Children, 3rd edition (BASC-3) can do for you and your clients/students. We will focus specifically on background/foundational information, interpreting scores and scales, and clinical utility.

Presenter:
Tara Clapp, M.S./CAS
School Psychologist, Albany County School District #1
Associate Lecturer, Department of Psychology University of Wyoming

December 12

Harnessing the Power in Para/Teacher Relationships

Learn strategies to build and maintain relationships that promote teamwork, academic success, and pro-social behavior.

Presenters:
Danielle Kendall and Errin Huntington
Sweetwater County School District #2

 


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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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