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POSTED: DEC 11, 2013

Professionals & parents will learn why problematic behavior occurs and how to replace it with appropriate, adaptive behavior. The cost for professionals is $375.  Parents and other family members may attend for $150. Workshop times are 9:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m. both days, and BCBA credit is available.  One graduate credit is also available through the University of Sioux Falls. This workshop is being held at the Orthopedic Institute Auditorium in Sioux Falls.

The learning objectives are:

  • Be able to identify the operant functions of severe behavior disorders.
  • Be able to implement differential reinforcement as treatment for behavior disorders.
  • Be able to identify the most appropriate mode of communication for an individual.
  • Be able to use prompting and reinforcement to develop complex skills.

Timothy R. Vollmer is a professor of psychology at the University of Florida, where he received his Ph.D in 1992. He is currently the Editor-Elect for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. His primary area of research is applied behavior analysis, with emphases in developmental disabilities, reinforcement schedules, and parenting. He has published over 100 articles and book chapters related to behavior analysis. He was the recipient of the 1996 B.F. Skinner New Researcher award from the American Psychological Association (APA). He received another APA award in August, 2004, for significant contributions to applied behavior analysis. From 1992 until 1996 he was on the psychology faculty at Louisiana State University. From 1996 to 1998 he was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He returned to the University of Florida in 1998.

To register, click here.  Call 800-584-9294, Ext. 9513 with questions.

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