Interventions for Wandering for those with ASD

Interventions for Wandering for those with ASD  

This course will address common wandering issues (also known as “Elopement”) prevalent among individuals with ASD, as well as Behavior Analytic approaches to intervention and prevention. This course will also discuss particular challenges and unique characteristics of ASD individuals who wander.. *Participant complaints regarding this or any other BACB CE event requirements violations must first be directed, in writing, to the Relias Learning ACE Coordinator, Rhonda Davin, PhD. Please contact Dr. Davin via email: [email protected] The ACE Coordinator will make every reasonable attempt to resolve participant complaints; however, should the ACE Coordinator be unable to resolve the complaint, the complainant may file a formal complaint directly with the BACB.


Hours: 1.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Behavior Analyst Certification Board


This course is designed to meet CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
CEU Type: Learning

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ATS-DI-V2
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify the scope of the issue and problems and consequences related to wandering and ASD.
Recognize common barriers to effective intervention, particularly for persons with ASD.
Describe practical safety considerations that must be examined before designing intervention.
Identify ABA strategies for prevention of wandering in persons with ASD.
Implement Behavioral Skills Training to teach selected interventions to staff and client caregivers.


The Scope of the Issue

Is the Danger Clear? 

Knowledge Check


What Does the Research Say?

Taking a Closer Look

Common Barriers to Effective Assessment and Treatment

Knowledge Check

Behavior Analytic Intervention 

Special Considerations

Knowledge Check

Behavior Analytic Intervention

Knowledge Check

Quality Staff and Caregiver Training

Evidence-Based Training

What Exactly is BST?

BST Steps

BST Steps Explained Super Simply

BST in Action

Common Barriers to Effective Training


Knowledge Check



Instructor: Tameika Meadows, M.Ed., BCBA

Tameika Meadows, M.Ed., BCBA, resides in the Atlanta, Georgia area and has over 14 years' experience providing ABA treatment to children and adolescents with Autism and related Developmental Disabilities, across home, school, and clinic treatment settings.

Ms. Meadows is the creator of the blog & resource website, which is accessed daily by thousands of people all over the world. Through her website Ms. Meadows provides simple and practical information, strategies, tips, and proudly disseminates the science of Applied Behavior Analysis. She has authored books, curricula and practical guides for therapists and parents.

Currently, Ms. Meadows is the Director of Applied Behavior Analysis services at the Atlanta Autism Center and also consults privately with families and ABA clinics all over the world.

Disclosure: Tameika Meadows, M.Ed., BCBA 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: Behavioral Analyst; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
B-01, C-02, C-03, C-07, C-10
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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