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New Two-Part CEU on Teaching Play Skills For Behavior Analysts
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019
Melbourne, FL: February 27, 2019—ABA Technologies, Inc., in partnership with Florida Institute of Technology, announces the launch of a new, two-part continuing education course for behavior analysts on teaching children pretend and imaginative play skills. The courses prepare participants to assess and develop the imaginative play repertoires of young children. Presenters Nancy Champlin, MS, BCBA, and Melissa Schissler, MS, BCBA, of ACI Learning Centers introduce their research-based program and product line: Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum (PPLAC) and PlayTubsTM. Both courses offer Type 2 BACB credit.
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Learning Through Play: A New CE Offering
Friday, 1 Feb 2019 by Adam Hockman
Pretend and imaginative play activities, like playing house and traveling in cardboard box spaceships, enrich cognitive and social development. Decades of research point to its impact and importance. Even researchers who arrive at contradictory conclusions about the benefits of play acknowledge it as a catalyst for expanding expressive language and social skills.
Examining Independent and Sociodramatic Pretend Play Skills in Typically Developing Children
Pretend play skills start to develop around 2½ to 5 years old, but how are these skills taught if they are not naturally occurring? How can pretend play impact other areas of learning? Nancy Champlin and Melissa Schissler overview their research on independent and sociodramatic play in relation to other developmental domains.
Teaching a Sequence of Play Actions and Corresponding Vocalizations Using PlayTubs™
Along with its identification as one of the core deficits in children diagnosed with autism, often described as lacking in symbolic qualities and flexibility, Nancy and Melissa developed PlayTubs™ to increase appropriate independent and sociodramatic play skills in children with autism and other developmental or language delays.
The Lift 008 | Organization and Time Management
This podcast episode describes the importance of teaching supervisees effective strategies for organization and time management. These strategies are described as critical stress management strategies as well as strategies for overall success in the workplace. Skills such as planning and running effective meetings, managing email/text/voicemail communications, schedule planning, and file management are all explored.
The R.E.A.L. Gift for Behavior Analysts
Monday, 1 Nov 2021 by Brenda J. Terzich-Garland, M.A., BCBA
I am a behavior analyst practitioner working with children who live in a world of chaos and distractions. I greet them each day to work and play and saying goodbye when I end my day.
University Series 012 | University of Southern California
Join Operant Innovations as they talk with Dr. Johnathan Tarbox about the Master of Science in ABA at the University of Southern California.
What do OBM Professionals Do? OBM Series
Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 by Vincent Bello
Part 7 of 7 “An [Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)] professional could work in any industry, in any organization, and on any problem or goal important to that organization” Dr. Allison King, BCBA & Kelly Therrien, MS, BCBA
Operant Innovations Monthly 004 | Stereotypy Q&A | Dr. Bill Ahearn
Join Operant Innovations for our Stereotypy Q&A with Dr. Bill Ahearn, Ph.D., BCBA-D
The Lift 005 | Using a Competency-Based Approach to Supervision with Dr. Florence...
The Podcast An ABA Technologies Academy Podcast Credit: 0.5 BACB, 0.5 Supervision Price: $10.00
Generalization in Times of Crisis
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020 by Jaime Rus Alba
… for our clients. While much of generalization is assessed across people or settings within the controlled environment where skills are initially taught (clinic, school . . . ), a deficit exists in terms of generalization in the natural environment, … setting than the ones provided when regular ABA services are provided, we can plan for these environmental variables to play in our favor! If the target is mastered, we can observe (through telehealth) if the client truly engages in the … , Rehearsal and Feedback . “A number of studies have shown behavioral-skills training (BST), instruction, modeling, role-play (rehearsal), and feedback to be used to effectively teach staff to conduct a variety of behavior procedures” (Iwata et …
University Series 018 | Assumption College
Join Operant Innovations as we talk with Dr. Karen Lionello-DeNolf about the undergraduate and graduate opportunities at Assumption College.
University Series 025 | Regis College
Join Operant Innovations as we talk to Dr. Jacquelyn MacDonald & Dr. Diana Parry-Cruwys (two of the hosts of ABA Inside Track) about the on-campus and online programs at Regis College and how they constantly strive to provide their students with a fun, supportive, & scientific environment.
Rethinking Generalization with the R.E.A.L. Model™
Regular Price: $399 | Special Price: $299 for a limited time. No coupon necessary.
Course Access: 12 months from date of purchase
Course Access: 12 months from date of purchase
Professional Development through Animal Research
Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 by Vincent Bello
Behavior analysis today gets most of its mainstream recognition for the work being done in applied settings, referred to as applied behavior analysis (ABA).