Association for Behavior Analysis International

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36th Annual Convention; San Antonio, TX; 2010

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W9
CE Offered: BACB
Designing and Implementing Video Modeling Procedures to Teach Skills to Individuals With Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
Friday, May 28, 2010
10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Bonham D (Grand Hyatt)
Area: AUT/DDA; Domain: Applied Behavior Analysis
CE Instructor: Josh Edelman, M.A.School District Administrator
CASANDRA C. NGUYEN (Autism Spectrum Therapies), SABRINA D. DANESHVAR (Autism Spectrum Therapies), SUSAN E. TIRELLA (Autism Spectrum Therapies)
Description: Video modeling is an empirically validated method for teaching children with autism and other developmental disabilities a wide range of target behaviors. These skills include play, social skills, conversational speech, and self care routines. The purpose of this workshop is to review the research on video modeling comparing adult to child models as well as in vivo verses video instruction. Participants will learn to identify the components of effective video modeling instruction, design their own protocols, and be able to implement video modeling procedures to teach a variety of learners across a variety of settings.
Learning Objectives: At the completion of the workshop the participants will be able to do the following: 1. demonstrate an understanding of the research behind video modeling procedures; 2. identify appropriate candidates for video modeling procedures; 3.identify appropriate target behaviors to teach using video modeling; 4. develop scripts, videos, and data collection methods; 5. implement video modeling to teach target skills in a variety of settings (home, classroom, clinic, community, etc.).
Activities: Workshop includes didactic instruction, discussion, and small group activities during which participants will identify target behaviors, develop scripts, and create their own videos.
Audience: Professionals and parents working with individuals with autism or other development delays such as behavior analysts, teachers, speech language pathologists, and school psychologists.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic



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