Teaching Social Skills to Individuals Diagnosed with Autism

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Training/Workshop
Department
Continuing Education
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https://events.fit.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=10118

 

Benefit by introducing social skills!


This course is well suited and recommended for anyone that knows or works with children on the spectrum. Dr. Joyce Tu, Ed.D., BCBA-D will teach you how to identify critical components to conduct and facilitate a social skills group. By using social skills stories and video modeling, you will then be able to identify descriptive autoclitics in verbal behavior.  

 


 

You will learn how to:

  • Learn the Basics of Reinforcement 
  • Schedules of Classroom and Individuals 
  • Setting up Individual and Group Token Economies and Contingencies 

 

Topics covered include:

  • Conducting a successful social skills groups
  • Teaching social skills using social stories
  • Video modeling to teach social skills
  • Autoclitics and specific strategies to teach them.

Who should attend: This course is recommended for professionals who have basic background knowledge of behavior analysis, including prerequisite knowledge of verbal operants and interpreting research findings. 

Questions? Contact us by emailing abaceu@fit.edu

or call our offices at 1(321) 674-8382.

These workshops are presented in partnership between Florida Tech PDP ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. 

 

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