Presentation for Professional Education
THE USE OF ABA APPLIED PRACTICE
- Integrated Application of the RBT Credential
- ABA Verbal Behavior Methods for Reduction in Severe Maladaptive Behavior
- Teaching Self Control, Trigger Analysis and Neutralizing Routines
Includes 6 BCBA CE Credits
When: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Where: Towson University Marriott, Burkshire Conference Center,
10 Burke Ave, Towson, MD 21204
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Who Should Attend:
This workshop will provide essential information for program administrators, behavior analysts (BCABAs & BCBAs), psychologists, Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), special education staff, and supervisors. The procedures discussed during this session can be implemented across a variety of settings – such as group homes, schools, day programs, and employment sites. This session has been approved for continuing education hours for BCBAs and BCaBAs by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
Terence Blackwell, BCBA
Chimes, President and Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Blackwell, President & Chief Executive Officer, CHIMES International. He brings more than two decades of diverse leadership experience serving the needs of people with disabilities to his new role with Chimes. Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Manhattan-based Services for the UnderServed (SUS), providing services to people with intellectual disabilities, behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse issues as well as veterans’ services in a variety of coordinated and integrated care models
In addition to earning his M.S. in Psychological Services from the University of Pennsylvania, including attendance at the Wharton School, Terence is a Licensed School Principal, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and Certified Addictions Specialist. He earned his B.S. in Psychology from Saint Peter’s University.
Mr. Blackwell’s career history has ranged from serving as a Direct Care Counselor for a large community-based residence to leading the development and operation of preschool programs for children with disabilities under the authority of the New York State Educational Department. He also launched his own consulting practice for not for profits and government-funded agencies and led program expansion and business development efforts for a large not for profit that provides job opportunities for people with barriers to independent employment.
Vivian Attanasio, BCBA
Vice President of Behavior Services at S:US:
Vivan began my career working as a school psychologist with children on the Autism Spectrum in Pennsylvania. Shelater supervised several Autism programs in Brick, New Jersey where she met Dr. Vincent Carbone and became interim ABA, specifically Verbal Behavior. Dr. Carbone continued to mentor her and later they published an article in JABA related to VB. She is currently the Vice President of Behavior Services for the UnderServed in New York where we provide services to over 400 adults diagnosed with Autism and other developmental disabilities.
Saul Axelrod, BCBA-D
Professor Emeritus of Education and Applied Behavior Analysis at Temple University:
Saul was a professor at Temple from 1972 – 2011. He received his doctorate from Florida State University in Special Education in 1970 His major interests include applying behavior analysis principles to behavioral problems exhibited by people with disabilities and increasing the academic development of children of poverty. Dr. Axelrod has served on the boards of editor of several journals, including Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of Behavioral Education, and Behavior Modification. He has written numerous books, journal articles and book reviews. He is an author or editor of Behavior Modification for the Classroom Teacher, Behavior Analysis and Treatment, and How to Improve Classroom Behavior. In 2006, Dr. Axelrod was the first recipient of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s Michael Hemingway Award for Distinguished Service to Behavior Analysis. In 1991 he was elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association. In 2007, he was elected Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis. In 2009, he received Florida State University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, Distinguished Educator category. In 2012, he received The Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis Enduring Achievement Award.
For questions contact Monica Jackson at 410.358.8605