The number of children diagnosed with autism continues to increase. The demand for applied behavior analysis services continues to increase as well. Services for adolescents and adults have not increased at the same rate as services for those who are younger. This course will address expanding ABA services to older individuals with autism and provide practical strategies for preparing your practice to address their needs.
This course is designed to meet CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Current State of Services
Early Intervention: Long Term Effects
The Economic Impact
Factors that Impact Outcomes
Foundation for Program Development
A Way to Fund Intervention
Section 3: What Do Adolescents and Adults Need?
Preparation and Planning
Self-Determination and ABA Strategies
Identifying Target Areas and Assessing Needs
Outcomes Research and Autism
A Services Preparation Example
Section 4: Getting Your Practice Ready
Taking the Leap
Effective Intervention Delivery
Prepping Your Practice
Section 5: Conclusion
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports. Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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