5-Day Virtual POPARD Intro to ABA Course June 21 - 25, 2021 830am-4pm
Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis
This course will cover the following:
Completion of this course provides the participant with an overview of ABA history and theory, with an emphasis on practical applications in school settings. Participants will learn how discrete trial and task analysis are carried out, and learn how ABA principles are applied to other teaching situations and to program development for students with autism spectrum disorders.
Goals of this course:
to learn basic ABA theory and definitions
to learn how to implement basic ABA instructional strategies and techniques
to learn how to collect reliable and consistent data when working with students
NOTE:This course will not qualify participants as a behavioural analyst, nor to act as a consultant. It will provide participants with the knowledge necessary to carry out behavioural programs with children under the direction of a school staff with experience in autism and relevant educational qualifications.
If you are looking for qualification in assessment and program design, then a rigorous program of training, supervision, and evaluation over time is required. For information on training and qualifications for Board Certified Behavior Analysts or for Board Certified Associate Behavior Analysts, see the Behaviour Analysis Certification Board at www.bacb.com.
Audience: This training is directed toward employees of BC school districts and independent schools. This includes teachers, paraprofessionals, and other educational staff supporting students with ASD at any grade level (K-12) in developing their social, academic, and adaptive skills.
When June 21 - 25, 2021 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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About This Course
Participants will attend this course virtually via Zoom (learn more about Zoom here).
To use Zoom for this course, a reliable internet connection is required and laptop / computer are the recommended devices; device used must have a webcam and microphone (most have them built in). (NOTE: Tablets / iPads / mobile phones are not recommended as they make submitting assignments difficult, and the small screen may make viewing course details challenging.)
Course workbook/materials will be mailed to you via Canada Post to the address you provide on the registration form.
The Zoom link for this course will be e-mailed to you at the end of the week prior to the start of the course.
Participants are expected to attend all sessions (certificate will only be issued if all sessions have been attended).
FEE update: As of February 1, 2021 POPARD has (temporarily) stopped charging fees for
this training. Refunds will be issued to those who have already registered and paid.
BC School District / BC Independent School Employees: $0 tuition (tuition is waived) + $75 non-refundable admin fee
Non-employees of BC school districts / BC independent schools: $300 tuition + $75 non-refundable admin fee (the $300 tuition fee is refundable if written notice of cancellation is emailed to training_lib@autismoutreach at least 14 days prior to day 1 of the training)
**Please Review** POPARD's English Language Policy
Please note that proficiency in English language is required for POPARD courses. You must be able to speak/listen and read/write English to a standard equivalent to Grade 10 high school English or better. View all of our training policies and terms here.
Students With Disabilities
Students who have a disability that has been diagnosed by a qualified medical or psychology professional and are requesting an accommodation must submit a Request for Accommodation Form and required documents by Monday May 10th (the form will open in a new window). POPARD will communicate with you to determine what reasonable accommodations can be provided.
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