Tips for Working Effectively in Mainstream Education

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August 15, 2016 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

This webinar will highlight some key elements of effectively implementing behavioral assessment and intervention strategies in mainstream classrooms. Given that much of our behavior analytic practice has been derived from research on individuals with disabilities, this webinar will discuss some of the considerations for applying practices with typically developing students and their teachers. It also will address some general tips for effective consultation in schools, regardless of the type of classroom or students you are working with.

Presenter Bio: Jennifer Austin, PhD, BCBA-D

Jennifer L. Austin received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Florida State University in 1999 and her certification as a behavior analyst (BCBA) in 1994. Dr. Austin developed and served as a primary member of staff for behavior analysis courses at the University of South Florida and California State University, Fresno. She currently directs the MSc course in Behavior Analysis and Therapy and the BSc course in Childhood and Youth at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales. Her teaching and research focus on behavior analytic applications in schools, especially with regard to teacher education, intervention planning and evaluation for typically developing children with severe behavioral challenges, and behavior analytic teaching strategies for university students. She also works with schools and families to develop applied behavior analytic programs for children with a range of behavior problems, including antisocial behavior and autism. Dr. Austin is an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Analysis in Practice and serves on the editorial board of the European Journal of Behaviour Analysis. She is a past member of the executive boards for both the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis and the California Association for Behavior Analysis. 

Location Information

This workshop will be streamed live online. Attend the workshop from the comforts of your personal computer.

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