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Shifting the Paradigm: A Respectful Approach to Meaningful Behaviour Change

Presenter: Lee Stickle

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 30 2016 9:15am - 12:00pm

Room: 104CD

Description:

In the past decades, a mass of data has been collected that indicates while significant efforts to increase socially appropriate behavior in people with Autism and related disorders, our ability to sustain that meaningful change has been limited. This presentation will provide a brief look at some of the longitudinal studies that illuminate the elements of effective behavior change. The presentation will propose shift in our approach and will illustrate how taking a different perspective entirely changes the intervention package that is developed and the sustainability of desired outcomes. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to identify the necessary components of behavior intervention packages.
  • Understand the necessity of each of the elements effective behavior intervention packages.
  • Be able to use the tool provided to guide conversations around the process of functional behavior development.
  • Identify the role of the provider (parent, teacher, related services) in the manifestation of behavior.

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