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FREE - Do you have students with challenging behaviors? Are you looking for effective approaches to reduce and replace these behaviors? If so, please join Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA, Behavior Department Director at Monarch Center for Autism; and Judy Reynolds, M.Ed., Behavior Specialist at Monarch Center for Autism, for this edWebinar.

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Effective Approaches to Reduce and Replace Challenging Behaviors Exhibited by Children with Autism

Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Do you have students with challenging behaviors? Are you looking for effective approaches to reduce and replace these behaviors? If so, please join Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA, Behavior Department Director at Monarch Center for Autism; and Judy Reynolds, M.Ed., Behavior Specialist at Monarch Center for Autism, for this edWebinar and learn how to:

  • Define key behavioral terms including antecedent, consequence, motivation, positive and negative reinforcement, and more
  • Identify functions of challenging behaviors (e.g., gaining attention, escaping work), which help to determine why children engage in different types of behaviors
  • Learn effective interventions to proactively and reactively reduce challenging behaviors
  • Examine a case study through which we’ll analyze challenging behaviors and develop effective interventions

Special education teachers, speech therapists, paraprofessionals, occupational therapists, behavior specialists, and intervention specialists will benefit from attending this edWebinar. There will be time for a Q&A after the presentation. Join us to learn more about challenging behaviors in children with autism and how to reduce them.

 

Monica FisherAbout the Presenters

Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA has more than 14 years of experience working with children on the autism spectrum in home, school, and residential settings. She provides in-home consultative services for families in the community, and has provided trainings for parents, teachers, and other professionals. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of Wooster, her master’s degree and intervention specialist licensure from Cleveland State University, and she took coursework in applied behavior analysis through Florida Institute of Technology. She is the Director of the Behavior Department at Monarch Center for Autism and is responsible for managing a team of behavior specialists and BCBAs. She previously served as an intervention specialist in Monarch’s High School, and was formerly an associate teacher at Monarch School. She is also an independent behavioral consultant for ABA Outreach Services, providing behavioral consultative services for families of children with autism. Her experiences include working at Monarch Center for Autism, ABA Outreach Services, and with Milestones Autism Organization’s school Team Training program.

Judy Reynolds, M.Ed., Behavior Specialist at Monarch Center for Autism, received her undergraduate degree in psychology from U.C. Davis and her master’s degree from Arizona State University in curriculum and instruction in applied behavior analysis. She has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities for 12 years in the United States, Canada, and Israel. These experiences were predominantly as an in-home ABA therapist, camp instructor, teacher, and as a Behavior Intervention Implementer (BII) through LAUSD.

 

 

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