Adults with Developmental Disabilities: 6-Part Series

by Kevin J. Fitzgerald, M.A., LABA, President, PremierBehavioralSolutions.com

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Earn up to 6 BACB Learning CEUs! Suited for BCBAs & BCaBAs.


These 6-1.5 hour LIVE WEBINAR sessions are FREE TO ATTEND! ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
 
 

THIS SERIES IS FREE TO ATTEND -- YOU CAN OPTIONALLY PURCHASE CEUs BELOW. 

USE THE LINKS TO IN THE RESPECTED SESSIONS BELOW TO REGISTER! 

 

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This webinar series is presented by Kevin J. Fitzgerald, M.A., LABA, President, www.PremierBehavioralSolutions.com

EARN UP TO 6 BACB Learning CEUs!

SESSION 1: Psychotropic Medications: Considerations and Concerns
March 18, 2021 • 1pm-2:30pm | 1 BACB Learning CEU

Understanding the complexities and many challenges of proper diagnosis and effective psychiatric treatment of non-verbal individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will identify at least three fundamental difficulties relative to diagnosing developmentally disabled adults.
  • Attendees will recognize at least three concerns/issues when considering prescription of specific psychiatric medication(s).

FREE REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3461857852840619277

PURCHASE CEUs BELOW.

SESSION 2: Human Rights & Restrictions: Clarifying the Confusion!
April 22, 2021 • 1pm-2:30pm | 1 BACB Learning CEU

There is no universal set of "ground rules" under which Human Rights Committees operate; this webinar will elaborate upon the fundamental principles and practices that should guide an educated, insightful, Human Rights Committee.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will make distinctions between what constitutes a restrictive, intrusive, invasive, and/or aversive intervention/procedure.
  • Attendees will identify two major limitations of imposing restrictive procedures, and why such interventions should be avoided, if at all possible.

FREE REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5927855725756537613

PURCHASE CEUs BELOW.

SESSION 3: Positive Behavior Supports: Power to the People!
May 20, 2021 • 1pm-2:30pm | 1 BACB Learning CEU

The primary motivation for those of us providing services and supports to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities should be to maximize their level of independence and autonomy!
The principles and practices discussed in this webinar will allow the attendee to bring those concepts to fruition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will recognize the critical role of direct support staff professionals as "teachers" above any other job title and/or duty.
  • Attendees will determine examples of the relationship between implementing PBS and the direct effect/impact it has on the significant decrease/elimination of challenging behavior.

FREE REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6502889311967145229

PURCHASE CEUs BELOW.

SESSION 4: Data Collection: Charting the Course to "Fix It"!
June 17, 2021 • 1pm-2:30pm | 1 BACB Learning CEU

Accuracy and reliability of behavioral data collected on behalf of developmentally disabled adults is arguably the most significant and pervasive issue facing our field. This webinar will cover a variety of concepts and techniques in an effort to ameliorate this most challenging problem.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will identify at least three basic rules which, when implemented, should result in more accurate data collection and maintenance.
  • Attendees will identify at least three methods of reviewing/analyzing data which should cause the clinician concern as it relates to embracing the validity of the data to make treatment-based decisions.

FREE REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1827254597756742413

PURCHASE CEUs BELOW.

SESSION 5: Functional Behavior Assessments: Not Just "Going Through the Motions"
July 15, 2021 • 1pm-2:30pm | 1 BACB Learning CEU

The FBA is supposed to be one of the major "cornerstones" as it relates to identifying behavioral function(s) and drives the development of an effective behavior support plan. This webinar will discuss how to conduct FBA's that are more comprehensive, and subsequently yield more accurate/valid behavioral hypotheses.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will identify at least three non-traditional areas of investigation/exploration that should be seriously considered/evaluated when conducting an FBA.
  • Attendees will evaluate the impact that trauma, including overt abuse and neglect, has upon the exhibition of problem behaviors and the difficulties of identifying this as a contributory "function".

FREE REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/125351335447872269

PURCHASE CEUs BELOW.

SESSION 6: Direct Care Support Staff: Cultivating our Most Precious Resource
August 19, 2021 • 1pm-2:30pm | 1 BACB Learning CEU

The "backbone" of our industry, and oftentimes, the most impactful {and overlooked) influence on the people we support, are the direct support personnel who work and assist them each and every day. This webinar will discuss how to better recognize and appreciate these unbelievably committed staff, which will positively impact  ongoing issues regarding staff recruitment and retention.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will identify at least three different methods for providing ongoing reinforcement/recognition of direct support professionals.
  • Attendees will list at least three major views which directly impact staff recruitment and retention.

FREE REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2752733326065148429

PURCHASE CEUs BELOW.

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THIS SERIES IS FREE TO ATTEND -- YOU CAN OPTIONALLY PURCHASE CEUs BELOW. 

USE THE LINKS TO IN THE RESPECTED SESSIONS ABOVE TO REGISTER!

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REVIEW HOW IT WORKS BEFORE PURCHASING.
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The Behavior Analyst Certification Board® does not warrant, endorse, sponsor, approve or partner with the CE events, this organization, or instructors. 

(Note that the above disclaimer does not mean that the BACB disapproves these products. They simply don't endorse any CE products or events and they want you to know this. However, they do approve providers and BDS is an Approved CE Provider. Therefore, you can rest assured that your CE credits will be accepted by the BACB.)

To manage your CE credits on the BACB web site, you will need our ACE Provider number: OP-02-0017. 
BDS is an authorized Learning continuing education provider. 

Your CE certificate will be generated upon completion of the webinar, pending your attendance is verified, and you complete a brief survey module. Recording of each presentation will be available. CEs cannot be earned from the recordings.

6-SESSION BUNDLE: Adults with Developmental Disabilities | WEBINAR
Get 1 CEU FREE when you buy the bundle!
$125.00
SESSION 1: Psychotropic Medications: Considerations and Concerns - March 18, 2021 1pm-2:30pm | WEBINAR
Understanding the complexities and many challenges of proper diagnosis and effective psychiatric treatment of non-verbal individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will identify at least three fundamental difficulties relative to diagnosing developmentally disabled adults.
Attendees will recognize at least three concerns/issues when considering prescription of specific psychiatric medication(s).

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3461857852840619277
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
$24.99
SESSION 2: Human Rights & Restrictions: Clarifying the Confusion! - April 22, 2021 1pm-2:30pm | WEBINAR
There is no universal set of "ground rules" under which Human Rights Committees operate; this webinar will elaborate upon the fundamental principles and practices that should guide an educated, insightful, Human Rights Committee.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will make distinctions between what constitutes a restrictive, intrusive, invasive, and/or aversive intervention/procedure.
Attendees will identify two major limitations of imposing restrictive procedures, and why such interventions should be avoided, if at all possible.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5927855725756537613
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
$24.99
SESSION 3: Positive Behavior Supports: Power to the People! - May 20, 2021 1pm-2:30pm | WEBINAR
The primary motivation for those of us providing services and supports to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities should be to maximize their level of independence and autonomy! The principles and practices discussed in this webinar will allow the attendee to bring those concepts to fruition.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will recognize the critical role of direct support staff professionals as "teachers" above any other job title and/or duty.
Attendees will determine examples of the relationship between implementing PBS and the direct effect/impact it has on the significant decrease/elimination of challenging behavior.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6502889311967145229
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
$24.99
SESSION 4: Data Collection: Charting the Course to "Fix It"! - June 17, 2021 1pm-2:30pm | WEBINAR
Accuracy and reliability of behavioral data collected on behalf of developmentally disabled adults is arguably the most significant and pervasive issue facing our field. This webinar will cover a variety of concepts and techniques in an effort to ameliorate this most challenging problem.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will identify at least three basic rules which, when implemented, should result in more accurate data collection and maintenance.
Attendees will identify at least three methods of reviewing/analyzing data which should cause the clinician concern as it relates to embracing the validity of the data to make treatment-based decisions.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1827254597756742413
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
$24.99
SESSION 5: Functional Behavior Assessments: Not Just "Going Through the Motions" - July 15, 2021 1pm-2:30pm | WEBINAR
The FBA is supposed to be one of the major "cornerstones" as it relates to identifying behavioral function(s) and drives the development of an effective behavior support plan. This webinar will discuss how to conduct FBA's that are more comprehensive, and subsequently yield more accurate/valid behavioral hypotheses.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will identify at least three non-traditional areas of investigation/exploration that should be seriously considered/evaluated when conducting an FBA.
Attendees will evaluate the impact that trauma, including overt abuse and neglect, has upon the exhibition of problem behaviors and the difficulties of identifying this as a contributory "function".

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/125351335447872269
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
$24.99
SESSION 6: Direct Care Support Staff: Cultivating our Most Precious Resource - August 19, 2021 1pm-2:30pm | WEBINAR
The "backbone" of our industry, and oftentimes, the most impactful {and overlooked) influence on the people we support, are the direct support personnel who work and assist them each and every day. This webinar will discuss how to better recognize and appreciate these unbelievably committed staff, which will positively impact ongoing issues regarding staff recruitment and retention.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will identify at least three different methods for providing ongoing reinforcement/recognition of direct support professionals.
Attendees will list at least three major views which directly impact staff recruitment and retention.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2752733326065148429
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ONLY PAY FOR CEUs!
$24.99