5-Day Hands-On ABA Workshop
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM (PDT)
Seal Beach, CA
Registration and Workshop Details- 5day Hands-On
This is a 5-day event. Participants will attend each day (Monday – Friday)8:30am – 3:00pm. Fee is $495/wk. Appropriate for district staff, service providers, parents and other interested professional staff.
General Registration—Most participants attending the seminar should register under “General Registration”. This category of ticket is for participants who are attending for general knowledge and do not need Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The alternate registration categories (below) include the processing fee for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) as needed to maintain autism-related professional licenses or certificates.
Continuing Education Units for Professionals—Autism Partnership is an approved Continuing Education Provider for the following four (4) autism-related associations: ASHA, BBS, APA and BACB.
During on-line registration, you will be able to select a ticket that will register you to receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon completion of the workshop. (You should not choose "general registration"). You may sign-up to receive more than one CEU when registering IF you have certification numbers for more than one of the following associations.
If you are not associated with ASHA, APA or BBS, you can choose a “General CEUs” registration. By registering under General CEUs, the participant is responsible for taking their certificate of attendance to their governing board, state or school district to negotiate if this workshop meets their requirements for continuing education. Since Autism Partnership is not affiliated with alternate boards, CEUs are not guaranteed.
Each Association has different requirements for participants to complete. Prior to earning the CEUs, participants must:
PRINT YOUR TICKET--At the conclusion of your on-line registration, your registration summary will be emailed to you from “Eventbrite”. Please download, print and bring this registration summary with you to the workshop (this is your ticket). This will expedite the check-in process for everyone.
ARRIVAL--Please arrive at Autism Partnership in Seal Beach, CA between 8:00 – 8:15 am so you have ample time to park and check-in.Coffee and refreshments will be available for all who arrive early.
PARKING— There is limited parking in the lot, plenty of street parking is available on Marina Drive. Please refrain from parking on Central Avenue in front of residences. Your efforts to carpool with family, friends or colleagues are appreciated. Be sure to watch the “No Parking Due to Street Sweeping” signs.
LUNCH-There will be a short lunch break when participants can leave to pick up a quick lunch. We will happily provide you with recommendations on the day of the workshop.
AVAILABLE PRODUCTS- Autism Partnership's Books and Instructional Booklets with Demonstration DVDs will be available for purchase. To learn more about our materials, check out our website at www.autismpartnership.com.
REFUNDS--Refunds can be requested up to 15 days prior to the event. A $25 processing fee will be withheld. For refunds, contact Shelli Imfeld via email email@example.com.
ADDITIONAL INFO If you have any questions or if there is anything we can do to make your workshop experience more pleasant and beneficial for you, do not hesitate to contact: Shelli Imfeld via email firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred) or (562) 485-7036.
“5-Day Hands-On ABA Workshop”
Presented by: Autism Partnership Staff
You have read the books. You have attended the lectures. Now it is time to give it a try!! Ron Leaf, a world authority of ASD, and his team of Consultants will lead a five-day workshop during which workshop participants will actually implement Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs in small groups with real children. Our highly experienced staff will provide you will practical experience and supportive feedback which will help you effectively utilize ABA, increase a child's desire to learn and teach communication, play and social skills.
About Ron Leaf, Ph.D.
Dr. Ronald Leaf is a licensed psychologist who has over thirty years of experience in the field of autism. Dr. Leaf began his career working with Professor Ivar Lovaas, while receiving his undergraduate degree at UCLA..
Subsequently, he received his doctorate under the direction of Dr. Lovaas. During his professional training at UCLA, he served as Clinic Supervisor, Research Psychologist, Lecturer, and Interim Director of the Young Autism Project. He was extensively involved in many of the Young Autism Project research investigations, contributed to The Me Book, and is co-author of The Me Book Videotapes, a series of instructional tapes offering training for teaching autistic children. He is co-author of A Work in Progress, a manual on behavioral treatment of autism, It’s Time for School! Building Quality ABA Educational Programs For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Sense And Nonsense In The Behavioral Treatment of Autism: It Has To Be Said and Crafting Connections: Contemporary Applied Behavior Analysis for Enriching the Social Lives of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Leaf has consulted nationally and internationally to families, school districts, day programs and residential treatment facilities. Dr. Leaf served as the Director of Straight Talk’s Developmental Disabilities Services division for 15 years. This program provided residential and day treatment for adults with developmental disabilities. Dr. Leaf is also the Executive Director of Behavior Therapy and Learning Center, a mental health agency providing treatment, consultation and related services to parents, program staff and school personnel in the United States.
Dr. John McEachin is a licensed psychologist who has been providing behavioral intervention to children with autism as well as adolescents and adults with a wide range of developmental disabilities for more than 30 years. He received his graduate training under Professor Ivar Lovaas at UCLA on the Young Autism Project.
During his 11 years at UCLA, Dr. McEachin served in various roles including Clinic Supervisor, Research and Teaching Assistant, Visiting Professor and Acting Director. His research has included the long-term follow-up study of young autistic children who received intensive behavioral treatment, which was published in 1993. Since receiving his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1987 his work has included serving as Clinical Director of Developmental Disabilities Services, a division of Straight Talk in Signal Hill, California. Dr. McEachin has lectured throughout the world and consulted to numerous families and agencies, assisting in the development of treatment programs and providing training to parents, group home staff, and classroom personnel.
In 1994 he joined with Ron Leaf in forming Autism Partnership, which they co-direct. In 1999 they co-authored a book on Applied Behavior Analysis for persons with autism, titled A Work in Progress. In 2008 they published It’s Time for School! Building Quality ABA Educational Programs For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Sense And Nonsense In The Behavioral Treatment of Autism: It Has To Be Said and Crafting Connections: Contemporary Applied Behavior Analysis for Enriching the Social Lives of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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