Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


30th Annual Convention; Boston, MA; 2004

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W35
CE Offered: None
Implementation of Behavior Strategies Through Team-Building
Friday, May 28, 2004
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Area: PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Bruce Davis, Ed.D.
BRUCE DAVIS (Team Evaluation Center), JOHN Q. ZHANG (Team Evaluation Center), BROOKE ALLEN (Team Evaluation Center), MARIE LAVASQUE (Team Evaluation Center), JEANETTE A. BUNT (Independent Provider)
Description: Team building is an effective process to establish relationships that promote the application of applied behavior analysis in community settings. By using this vehicle, behavior analysts, as clinicians and facilitators, conduct functional assessments, provide recommendations regarding problem behaviors, evaluate current programs, collaborate with other professional service providers, enable service provider implementation, and empower consumers in achieving personal goals. This workshop will provide simple methods for recognizing accomplishments, identifying effective strategies, planning for staff implementation, and ongoing evaluation of effectiveness. The participant will have the opportunity to practice team building facilitation and sharpen skills with feedback from the trainer and other participants.
Learning Objectives: At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: Prepare for and facilitate team meetings in a way to maximize the use of available time. Recognize and reinforce the accomplishments of meeting participants. Present behavioral data for lay persons in an understandable fashion. Shape problem solving skills of the support team. Translate behavioral strategies into functional terms for communication.
Activities: Participants will receive instruction on team building methodology, and have the opportunity to practice specific components of team building. Trainers and peers will shape skills to competency through verbal feedback.
Audience: Behavior analysts who provide services in an applied setting. This workshop will be particularly helpful for behavior analysts who provide services
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic



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