Course Code: REL-ATS-0-BM3
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
Describe the importance of proactive procedures and antecedent manipulations.
Explain the meaning and significance of discriminative stimuli (SD) and stimulus control.
Describe the implementation of antecedent interventions shown to be effective in reducing rates of escape maintained behavior.
Describe the implementation of antecedent interventions shown to be effective in reducing rates of behavior maintained by attention seeking.
Describe the implementation of antecedent interventions shown to be effective in reducing rates of behavior maintained by seeking tangible items.
Describe the implementation of antecedent interventions shown to be effective in reducing rates of behavior that are automatically reinforced (i.e., self-stimulation).
•Behavior intervention plan •Discriminative stimulus •Stimulus control •Functional communication training •Social stories •Visual supports •Stimulus demand fading •Errorless teaching •Pairing •Systematic desensitization - exposure therapy •Differential reinforcement •Replacement behavior •Video modeling •Wait program •Transition program •Activity schedules
Emaley McCulloch BA BCaBA
In 2008 Emaley McCulloch co-founded Autism Training Solutions, LLC and is currently the Director of Behavioral Products and Research at Relias Learning. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts and holds a Masters Degree in Special Education. She has 17 years experience in the field of autism and ABA and has provided and overseen services to individuals between the ages of 18 months to 24 years in homes, schools and clinical settings. For eight years she served as a consultant and supervisor at agencies based in Hawaii and Japan where she trained groups of professionals and parents. Emaley’s passion is staff training, dissemination of evidenced-based interventions, film and videography and using technology in the field of behavior analysis and special education.
Disclosure: Emaley McCulloch BA BCaBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer:
Amy Wiech M. Ed. BCBA
Amy holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Education in Special Education with emphasis in Behavior Analysis from University of Hawaii. She co-founded Autism Training Solutions, LLC in 2008. She has over 16 years' experience and thousands of hours of training in the field of autism and ABA as well as experience in teaching autistic children in preschool and elementary settings. She has worked directly with over 50 individuals with autism spectrum disorders between the ages of 19 months to 21 years.
Disclosure: Amy Wiech M. Ed. BCBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
BCAT Task List:
B-18 Principles of ABA, B-20 Principles of ABA, C-14 Treatment: Skill Acquisition, C-18 Treatment: Skill Acquisition, D-09 Treatment: Reduction of Problem Behavior
B-01, C-01, D-01, D-03, Ethics
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