The Scott Center for Autism Treatment Presents: BEHAVIOR BASICS BOOT CAMP: Ways To Make Your Classroom More Manageable - a large on campus lecture with small group exercises and hands on training for the teacher who wants to learn more about behavior!
  • Event is held at the Scott Center for Autism Treatment on Melbourne Campus
  • The new event is held on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 from 9:00am to 4:00pm EST
  • Lunch is included with registration fee of $60  
  • Brevard County Employees: Please contact Barbara McFadden at 1 (321) 633-1000 ext. 534 or email for registration and in-service points.  

Learn to Manage Challenging Behaviors

  • Identify why challenging behavior occurs in the classroom
  • Choose interventions in the classroom
  • How to take data on behaviors while teaching
  • Determine when outside support is needed
  • General prevention strategies
Alison Betz

Alison Betz


While obtaining her Ph.D., Dr. Alison Betz was a behavioral consultant for public school districts. Her primary responsibilities included creating ABA-based classrooms for children with autism and other developmental disabilities, providing ongoing training to teachers and others on the special education team and supervising academic programming for students.

Workshop Objectives: Behavior Boot Camp 2014

Basics of Behavior

  • What is behavior?
  • Why is it important to know about behavior?
  • What drives our behavior?
    • 3 term contingency
    • Reinforcement
    • Punishment
    • Extinction
  • Why do challenging behaviors occur?
    • Antecedents (triggers to behavior)
    • Consequences
  • Managing contingencies to decrease problem behavior
  • How to monitor and assess problem behavior
    • Assessments that can be used in the classroom
    • Data collection
    • Analyzing data
    • Creating behavior goals
  • Identifying appropriate classroom interventions
  • Determining whether the intervention is effective
  • What to do if the intervention doesn’t work