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First Annual Autism Conference; Boston, MA; 2007

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Invited Paper Session #10

ABA Programming in the Home: Characteristics of Quality Services and Providers

Saturday, February 3, 2007
5:00 PM–6:00 PM
Grand Ballroom
Area: AUT; Domain: Applied Research
Instruction Level: Basic
CE Instructor: David A. Celiberti, Ph.D.
DAVID A. CELIBERTI (Private Practice)
Dr. David Celiberti received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Rutgers University in 1993 and his certification in behavior analysis in 2000. He is in private practice and provides consultation to schools and agencies in the U.S. and Canada. He has authored several articles in professional journals and presents frequently at regional, national, and international conferences. He has taught courses related to ABA at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervised doctoral students providing behavior therapy and other clinical services, mentored individuals pursuing their BCBA and BCABA, and conducted research in the areas of applied behavior analysis, family intervention, and autism. Dr. Celiberti is the President of the Association for Science and Autism Treatment (ASAT). He has served as President of the Autism Special Interest Group (SIG) for the Association for Behavior Analysis from 1998 to 2006. Dr. Celiberti also founded the Parent-Professional Partnership SIG in 2000 and is currently serving as its first President.

The characteristics of quality home-based programming will be described and discussed in this presentation. Specific topics will include staffing, training, supervision, goal selection, evaluation of treatment effects, parent education, involvement of siblings, and practical considerations. A variety of resources will be shared such as guidelines for how to identify quality service providers, information about ethical standards, lists of resources, and examples of forms and charts (e.g., data collection forms and scheduling sheets). This presentation will be geared to both parents and providers.

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