Training for Educators

Webinars and E-courses are routinely reviewed by Autism Programs’ faculty and staff to insure that current, evidenced based information is presented.

Evidenced-Based Practices in Classrooms

Please access each module in order regardless of how familiar you may be with the identified topic.  The information in later modules builds upon the information, and uses vocabulary explained, in earlier module.

Lesson One: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Workbook – Lesson One

Lesson Two: Behavior Basics

Workbook – Lesson Two

Lesson Three: Introduction to Systematic Instruction

Workbook – Lesson Three

Lesson Four: Creating Goals & Objectives

Lesson Five: Data Collection


Preschool: Preparing and Understanding Behavior Needs

Felicia Nevarez, M.Ed;  Melissa Wintz-Dykstra, MS.Ed., RBT, Jordan DeBrine, MA, BCBA

This training will cover the four functions of behavior and different methods to collect antecedent-   behavior-consequence (ABC) data.  It will also address the use of visual supports and other proactive strategies to implement in the classroom setting.


Data Collection for Busy Classrooms

Maryann Trott, MA, BCBA

This training will address the reasons for collecting data in the classroom and will discuss different methods of data collection. The participant will learn how to identify what type of data to collect and how that data will be used to make instructional decisions.


Functional Behavior Assessment

Maryann Trott, MA, BCBA

This training will discuss the underlying principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and their application in the FBA process.  The participant will be introduced to the four functions of behavior and their maintaining consequences, as well as the desired outcomes of a functional behavior assessment.


Behavior Intervention Planning for Educators

Maryann Trott, MA, BCBA

This training will discuss the underlying principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and their application in the BIP process.  Function-based behavioral intervention planning and the desired outcomes of a well-written behavior intervention plan will also be covered in this training.