Non-aversive behavioral intervention has been the charge for human services and education professionals for several decades. The application of positive behavior support, or PBS, has been widespread and adopted as a standard practice for preventing and managing behavior. PBS is an approach that provides a proactive structure to prevent and manage problem behavior. However, the utility of PBS has not been fully explored for its use in ABA clinical intervention settings for individuals with autism.
This course is designed to meet Ethics or Supervision CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Components of PBS
Can You Do More?
What is PBS?
Support for PBS
PBS and the 7 Dimensions
PBS at the Organization Level
Section 3: Implementation in Various Situations
Quality of Life
Organizational Quality of Life
Operationalizing Quality of Life
Creating Universal Systems in an ABA Practice
Lessons Learned from the Schoolwide Movement
Section 4: An ABA Organization Example of PBS in Action
Lead the Way
Upstate Autism Services: A PBS Story
Training Staff for Success
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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