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PEAK ABA Level 1 Training - Saint Petersburg

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This event includes a special opportunity to purchase a 3 hour AIM workshop with Dana Paulilunas. Additional details Below

Assessment and Training for Language and Cognitive Skills of Children Diagnosed with Autism using PEAK

Level 1 Certification Training

Presented by Dr. Megan Miller, BCBA-D

Training Provided: The first half of the training includes material covering: background, theory, overview of the PEAK assessment and treatment protocols and empirical data on PEAK. The second half of the training includes expanded and interactive completion of the entire PEAK assessment, practicing implementing all four modules' curriculum, generating written progress reports, and producing progress monitoring data displays.

Certification Requirements: Completion of 12 total hours of instruction on PEAK. This is typically done across 2 individual six hour workshop trainings. However occasionally a single 12 hour workshop which combines both shorter days will be offered.

Prerequisites for Level 1 Certification: None

Performance for Certification: Attendance at PEAK 2 day training workshop for total of 12 hours

Fee: Included with workshop attendance costs

Renewal: None needed

Benefits: Attendance at the 2-day PEAK workshop provides a conceptual understanding of the PEAK assessment and practice with using the assessment, curriculum, and resources. Individuals who attend the 2-day PEAK workshop may advertise themselves as PEAK Level 1 Certified.


Location TBD will be announced within 2 weeks of the event


April 9th and 10th, 2018

Schedule for both days: Registration 8-8:30, 8:30-11:30 training, 11:30-12:30 lunch on own, and 12:30-3:30 training


  • Earn 12 Type II BACB CEUs

  • Enhance your skills for addressing problem solving, perspective taking, and flexibility

  • Receive hands-on training in assessment administration

  • Complete the first step in the PEAK Trainer certification process by becoming Level 1 Certified


Participants will learn how to:

  1. Conduct PEAK assessments of language and cognition in persons with autism

  2. Demonstrate the ability to design a comprehensive language and cognition-training curriculum for children with autism based on assessment results

  3. Describe how the four learning modalities of the PEAK Relational Training System are similar and different

  4. Construct educational and clinical reports for ABA services geared toward insurance companies, school districts, and parents

  5. Write progress reports and generate data-based graphing summaries of treatment success

Important Details

Registration DOES NOT include PEAK books. To purchase PEAK books, please visit: https://squareup.com/store/shawneescientificpress/

Registering a group of 5 or more people? Purchase all of the tickets together and use the discount code GROUP2018 at checkout to receive 15% off the entire order!

AIM TRAINING with Co-Author Dana Pauliliunus


About the AIM Training Workshop

AIM: A Behavior Analytic Curriculum for Social Emotional Development in Children is a new approach to intervention that synthesizes Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to develop prosocial behavior among children and adolescents. In this introductory workshop, attendees will learn the basics of the three intervention components and gain hands on experience with AIM's ACT and Mindfulness lessons as well as completing AIM forms, data sheets, and assessments. Learn how AIM can be implemented to meet the social-emotional and behavioral needs of your students or clients.

Learning Objectives:

In this introductory training, participants will be able to:

1) Understand the basic theoretical foundations of the AIM Curriculum.

2) Implement AIM Curriculum therapeutic exercises in a group setting.

3) Develop behavior management and social-emotional interventions individualized for specific service delivery settings.

4) Complete and interpret various AIM Curriculum data collection forms, treatment integrity evaluations, and progress monitoring assessments.

5) Integrate mindfulness, ACT, and ABA intervention in service delivery for children and adolescents.

About the Presenter: Dana Paliliunus

Dana Paliliunas, M.S. is a licensed school teacher and a board certified behavior analyst. She has spent over a decade in the classroom teaching children with disabilities, as well as college students seeking to do the same. Dana has initiated many large-scale change programs for students with social and emotional disabilities. Recently, Dana co-authored AIM: A Behavior Analytic Curriculum for Social-Emotional Development in Children, an intervention program designed to synthesize Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Applied Behavior Analysis in order to promote prosocial behavior among children and adolescents.

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