Teaching Expressive Language/Tacts

 

Key elements in this chapter include the importance of tacting and specific strategies for instruction. Various types of tacts are described. The benefits of tacts are identified. Video vignettes include a brief review of Skinners verbal operants. Assessment and choosing goals is addressed and data collection techniques are reviewed. This training program is based on the RBT Task List and is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for the RBT credential. This program is offered independent of the BACB. Current Link: https://bacb.com/rbt-task-list/

$30.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-ATS-TELT

Certificates

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Behavioral Intervention Certification Council

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is a BICC Approved CE Provider.

This course aligns with C-22 on the BCAT Task List.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ATS-TELT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Observe the Steps to Teaching Tacts for Different Types and Levels
Observe how to Transfer Between the Operants (and how to use in teaching)
Define What Tacting Is
Review and Identify all Elementary Operants
Identify Different Types of Tacts
Discuss the Sequence of Tacts in Typical Development
Identify the Importance of Tacting
Identify the Features of the Tact in Detail
Identify Assessment Techniques and How to Choose targets
Identify how to Increase the Length of Tacts
Identify Data Collection Techniques for Tacting

Outline:
1. Define Tact
2. Review Operants
3. Types of Tacts
4. The Importance of Tacting
5. Features of the Tact
6. Choosing Targets and Assessment
7. Teaching Tacts
8. Transferring Between Operants
9. Increasing Length of Tacts and Data Collection

Instructor: Anne Collins-Castillo BA BCaBA
Anne Collins-Castillo is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. Anne has been working in the field of autism since 1999. She started designing e-Learning curriculum is 2009 and currently serves as the ABA Content Manager for Relias Learning. Prior to designing online curriculum Anne worked in Hawaii and Japan training and supervising teams of ABA interventionists and worked 1:1 with individuals with autism aged 2-24, designing and implementing programs using behavior analytic interventions. Disclosure: Anne Collins-Castillo BA BCaBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: 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.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Behavioral Analyst; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
BCAT Task List:
C-22 Treatment: Skill Acquisition
RBT:
C-02, C-03, C-04, C-07, C-09
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