5-Day Virtual POPARD Intro to ABA Course Nov 1-5, 2021 8:30am-4:00pm
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 November 1 - 5, 2021 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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About This Course
Participants will attend this virtual training using Canvas and Zoom
A laptop or desktop computer, equipped with a webcam and microphone, and a reliable internet connection are required for this course (tablets/iPads/iPhones are not suitable)
Course workbook and materials will be mailed via Canada Post to the address provided by the registrant on the registration form (notify us if your mailing address changes).
Canvas and Zoom information will be emailed to registrants during 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).
Course Fees, Cancellations, Refunds
Course fee for all participants: $50, payable upon registration
Cancellations: email email@example.com if you have to cancel
Refunds: The course fee is refundable if written notice of cancellation (via email to training_lib@autismoutreach) is received at least 4 weeks prior to the start of the course
Registrations are non-transferable (registration closes Oct 11 at 9am)
**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 higher. 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 Wednesday September 29 (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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