Staff responsible for designing behavior programs and for related training and implementation at the direct support level, i.e., Psychologists, training coordinators, QIDPs, agency directors, social workers, RNs and other professional level staff.
Class start & end time Registration: 8:30 AM. Class: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. Class starts promptly at 9:00 AM.
  • Training is provided at no cost to participants.
  • Snacks or lunch are not provided.
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  • Canceled-3/2/17, Carterville
    • Location and Parking: John A. Logan College (JALC), Workforce Development and Construction Management Building, Video Conference Room H122, 700 Logan College Road Carterville, IL 62918. Parking in Lot B.  See John A. Logan campus map to locate building and parking.
  • Canceled-3/2/17, Chicago
  • Canceled - 3/2/17, Dwight
    • Location and Parking:  Fox Developmental Center, 1st Floor Video Conference Room, 134 West Main Street, Dwight, IL 60420.  Parking: lot across the street from the Administration Main Building or across the railroad tracks.
  • Canceled - 3/2/17, Springfield
    • Location and Parking:  Southern Illinois University, SIU Telehealth Video Conference Room, 1252 913 N. Rutledge (South entrance), Springfield, IL 62702. Parking, SIU School of Medicine requires all visitors parked in its parking lots to display a one-day temporary parking permit. Permits may be purchased for $1.00 at registration. SIU issues a parking fine if no permit.  Off-street parking is also available on Calhoun street.  See directions and map.
  • September 14, 2017 - mark your calendar. Site locations to be determined.
Objectives This course illustrates the need for staff training in the basic principles and techniques of positive behavioral support. It introduces methods and materials that can be used to build staff competencies in this area.  Participants will be taught:
  • the principles of positive behavioral supports
  • the purpose of a functional assessment
  • the components of a good behavior plan and the basic principles of learning and behavior
  • how to apply the principles of positive behavioral supports in the development of behavioral plans
Credits (CEs)

1 day (6-hour course)

Continuing Education Credits are being offered for all professional licenses for which the Division of Developmental Disabilities is certified by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to sponsor Continuing Education hours.

QIDPs may also apply this training toward the 12 hours annual continuing education credits requirement.

Presenter Division of Developmental Disabilities, Geunyeong Pyo, Ph.D.
  • Upon completion and receipt of the class registration form for a training event or CBL, it will be entered into the DHS OneNet Learning Module system. 
  • You will receive a registration confirmation at least two days in advance of the class to the email address listed on the online DD OneNet Learning Module Training Registration Form.
Cancel Your
To cancel your registration, please email the Bureau of Quality Management at or (217) 782-9438.
Training Canceled
or Rescheduled
  • The Bureau of Quality Management will notify you by email listed on the online DD OneNet Learning Module Training Event Registration Form at least 24 hours prior to the event.
Certificate of Attendance and Training Transcript
  • Upon completion of the IPBS training event the IDHS on-site facilitator will provide registrants with a Certificate of Attendance to maintain as documentation of CEs for the training record files.
  • DDD is no longer providing transcripts.
IDHS Contact Information Bureau of Quality Management at