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.
  • CANCELLED 3/5/15 - Carterville, Champaign, Chicago and Springfield
  • 6/4/15 - Alton, Carterville, Champaign, Chicago, Freeport, Springfield and Watskea
  • 10/1/15 - sites 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

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.
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