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  • Sep03

    Introduction to Behavior Analytic SupervisionTime: 2 hours, 13 minutes Presenter: Corey Robertson, M.S., BCBA“Credentialing” in behavior analysis is an important milestone for the profession, as well as a safeguard f…

  • Sep04

    Introduction to LearningTime: 2 Hours, 43 MinutesPresenter: A. Charles Catania, Ph.D.An introduction to learning in the field of behavior analysis and learning. Though a variety of examples and research studies, Catania disc…

  • Sep10

    Introduction to OBM: How to Train, Evaluate, and Manage StaffTime: 2 Hours, 29 MinutesPresenter: Byron Wine, Ph.D., BCBA-D Introduces empirically derived methods to train, manage and evaluate employees from a behavior analytic perspective. Includes the most cha…

  • Sep10

    Lifelong Scholar SocietyAn International Student's Experience at Florida TechPresented by Judith Brooke Join us as we learn about what is it like to be an international student and the programming available to ease their tr…

  • Sep11

    It is not all About Reinforcement, or is it?  Discriminating between…Time: 3 Hours, 20 MinutesPresenter: Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, Ph.D, BCBA-DDiscriminating between motivating operations (MOs) and discriminative stimuli is a critical skill that can make the difference b…

  • Sep16

    Bioceramics: Advances and Challenges for Affordable HealthcareThe ethical and technical challenges facing affordable healthcare in the 21st century are addressed, with an emphasis on the evolution and clinical applications of bioactive ceramic materials. Topics …

  • Sep17

    Jerry Shook - Visionary and Founder of the Behavior Analyst Certifica…All net proceeds go to the Association of Professional Behavior Analyststoward the annual APBA Jerry Shook AwardTime: 2 Hours, 16 MinutesPresents a compilation of an interview by Mark Sundberg and ref…

  • Sep17

    Surface Chemistry and Characterization of Bioactive GlassesA synopsis of how biomaterials were discovered, with reviews of animal models and clinical applications. This short course also provides a detailed explanation of the mechanisms involved in bioglass b…

  • Sep18

    Language of EmotionsTime: 2 Hours, 43 MinutesPresenter: Andy Bondy, Ph.DIn his book, Verbal Behavior, B.F. Skinner stresses the function of communication. His analysis includes “private events”, that is, how we learn…

  • Sep24

    Large Scale Implementation of the Verbal Behavior ModelPresenter: Amiris Di Puglia, M.D., BCBA. The Verbal Behavior Supports Project provides applied behavior analytic services to students with autism in over 100 classes within the Commonwealth of Pennsyl…

  • Sep24

    Logistics in Providing Supervision(Per the BACB® this course cannot be counted towards Ethics)Time: 50 Minutes, 1 SecondInstructor: Corey Robertson, M.S., BCBA In addition to the considerations in providing supervision already covere…

  • Sep24

    Lifelong Learning Scholar SocietyPreserving Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village Presented by John Daly The Green Gables residence was built in 1896 by William T. Wells in Historic Riverview Village. Wells was the founder, pr…

  • Sep25

    Mainstream Behavior Analysis**** Material in this course is included in BEHP5018***Time: 3 hours, 18 MinutesPresenter: Dr. Patrick C. Friman, Ph.D., ABPPSkinner’s vision for behavior analysis was that it would become a mainstr…

  • Sep25

    Product Lifecycle ManagementProduct Lifecycle Management is an integrated, information-driven approach--one that comprises people, processes and practices, and technology--to all aspects of a product’s life and its environment…

  • Oct01

    No Me Enseñes Trucos.  Enséñame HabilidadesCómo utilizar el análisis funcional y las secuencias del desarrollo, para enseñar habilidades de la conducta verbalTiempo: 1 hora, 36 actaInstructor: Carlos A. Zuluaga, MS, BCBAUno de los retos má…

  • Oct02

    New Directions in Autism ResearchTime: 1 Hour, 16 SecondsPresenter: Anita Miller Sostek, Ph.D.This presentation highlights the genetic and environmental factors involved in autism, along with promising research diagnosis, screening a…

  • Oct08

    OOPS!  13 Management Practices that Waste Time and Money***Material in the course is contained in BEHP1114 Essentials of Organizational Behavior Management***Time: 1 Hour, 20 MinutesPresenter: Aubrey Daniels, Ph.D. Covers the 13 common management strategi…

  • Oct08

    Lifelong Scholar SocietySelf-Management and the Myth of Self-ControlPresented by Carlos Zuluaga Consistently achieving your goals can be difficult. An article published by the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psy…

  • Oct09

    Playing Catch-Up: A Review of recent Publications in The Behavior Ana…Time: 1 Hour, 33 MinutesPresenter: Bryon Neff, Ph.D, BCBA-DWhen is the last time you read a research article (or two or three)? As a practicing behavior analyst, it is important to stay current with s…

  • Oct15

    Performance Based PayThe content in this course is similar to the ABA Online Program course BEHP5018. If you have completed or plan on completing BEHP5018, please do not register for this course.Time: 4 Hours, 7 Minutes …

  • Oct15

    Surface Chemistry and Characterization of Bioactive GlassesA synopsis of how biomaterials were discovered, with reviews of animal models and clinical applications. This short course also provides a detailed explanation of the mechanisms involved in bioglass b…

  • Oct16

    Preference and Reinforcement Assessment**Important: This course contains information included in course BEHP5012. If you have completed or have registered for course BEHP5012, please do not register for this course**Time: 1 hour, 46 minute…

  • Oct21

    Bioceramics: Advances and Challenges for Affordable HealthcareThe ethical and technical challenges facing affordable healthcare in the 21st century are addressed, with an emphasis on the evolution and clinical applications of bioactive ceramic materials. Topics …

  • Oct22

    Reinforcement-Based Interventions for Problem Behavior in IDD: Consid…Time: 2 hours, 30 minutesPresenter: Iser G. DeLeon, Ph.D., BCBA-D The standard of care for severe behavior problems of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities involves: 1) conducting…

  • Oct22

    Lifelong Learning Scholar SocietyBiodiversity of the Indian River LagoonPresented by Dr. Richard Turner Over the last several thousand years, the Indian River Lagoon region has achieved a high level of biodiversity, most likely beca…

  • Oct23

    Risk Management & Self-PreservationTime: 1 Hour, 15 MinutesPresenter: Dr. Mark MoskProvides an overview of the BACB® guidelines for responsible professional conduct and ethical practice, areas of risk, and actions that can lead to inc…

  • Oct23

    Product Lifecycle ManagementProduct Lifecycle Management is an integrated, information-driven approach--one that comprises people, processes and practices, and technology--to all aspects of a product’s life and its environment…

  • Oct29

    Role of Transitive Conditioned Motivating Operation (CMO-T) in Teachi…Presenter: Dr. Vincent J. Carbone Ed. D., BCBA-DThis course will include a discussion of a behavioral analysis of motivation and the role it plays in teaching language and social skills. Video clips o…

  • Oct30

    Sexuality and Sexuality Instruction with Learners with Autism Spectru…Time: 1 hour, 35 minutesPresenter: Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D.Covers the role of the behavior analyst and the context it plays in defining appropriate sexual behavior. Includes why sexuality should be ad…

  • Nov05

    Simple and Conditional DiscriminationTime: 4 hoursPresenter: Dr. Caio Miguel, BCBA The purpose of this course is to describe the specific implications of using stimulus equivalence technology while teaching basic skills to preschool chil…

  • Nov05

    Lifelong Scholar SocietyThe Big Data Between Your Ears: Understanding Human Long Term MemoryPresented by Dr. Gisela Susanne Bahr This lecture will discuss how the human brain manages vast amounts of data (memories) over de…

  • Nov06

    Six Common Teaching Mistakes and What to do InsteadTime: 3 Hours, 45 MinutesPresented By: William L. Heward, Ed.D., BCBA-DThe focus is on six teaching mistakes committed by teachers at all grade levels and across curriculum areas. First, the mistake a…

  • Nov12

    Skinner's Verbal Behavior and its Relation to PECSTime: 1 Hour, 45 MinutesPresenter: Andy Bondy, Ph.DSkinner looks at basic units of language and environmental relations in his book Verbal Behavior. Understanding how these language units (verbal oper…

  • Nov13

    So you wrote the Perfect Behavior Plan, Now What?  or Performance Ma…Instructor: Corey Robertson, M.S., BCBABeing a professional behavior analyst is hard! Often, rather than providing direct services, the behavior analyst finds herself in a consultative role, supportin…

  • Nov18

    Bioceramics: Advances and Challenges for Affordable HealthcareThe ethical and technical challenges facing affordable healthcare in the 21st century are addressed, with an emphasis on the evolution and clinical applications of bioactive ceramic materials. Topics …

  • Nov19

    Some Instructional Dos and Don'tsTime: 1 Hour, 54 Minutes Presenter: T. V. Joe Layng, Ph.D.Over the years we have learned some valuable lessons in our attempts to design effective instruction. Still, misconceptions and less…

  • Nov19

    Surface Chemistry and Characterization of Bioactive GlassesA synopsis of how biomaterials were discovered, with reviews of animal models and clinical applications. This short course also provides a detailed explanation of the mechanisms involved in bioglass b…

  • Nov19

    Lifelong Learning Scholar SocietyThe History of Distance EducationPresented by Stephanie Cuddie This presentation will focus on the origins of distance education and present a timeline bringing us to current trends in distance educa…

  • Nov20

    Stereotypy: There are no Easy AnswersTime: 3 Hours, 28 MinutesPresenter: William H. Ahearn, Ph.D., BCBA-DExamines how stereotypy is socially stigmatizing and can interfere with skill acquisition. Includes interventions for directly treat…

  • Nov26

    Teaching Children with Autism: Establishing Instructional ControlTime: 2 Hours, 19 MinutesPresenters: Holly Kibbe - MS, BCBACherish Twigg - MS, BCBADetails the establishment of instructional control in the natural environment. Defines and distinguishes natural envi…

  • Nov27

    Teaching Early Mands to Children with Autism: Natural Environment Tea…Time: 3 HoursPresenters: Holly Kibbe - MS, BCBACherish Twigg - MS, BCBAGives detailed information on how and which early manding objectives to use to teach children with autism. Teaches what natural e…

  • Nov27

    Product Lifecycle ManagementProduct Lifecycle Management is an integrated, information-driven approach--one that comprises people, processes and practices, and technology--to all aspects of a product’s life and its environment…

  • Dec03

    Teaching Social Skills to Individuals Diagnosed with AutismTime: 1 hour, 1 minutePresenter: Dr. Joyce Tu, Ed.D., BCBA-DThis presentation will begin by discussing the differences between social verbal vs. social non-verbal behaviors. Then, we will discuss som…

  • Dec03

    Lifelong Scholar SocietyThe Overlooked Importance of Zooplankton Presented by Dr. Kevin Johnson What is the largest animal migration in the world? Why does the maritime industry spend billions of dollars each year on ship …

  • Dec04

    Ten Faulty Notions about Teaching & Learning in Special EducationTime: 1 Hours, 11 MinutesPresented By: William L. Heward, Ed.D., BCBA-DLike all learners, students with disabilities progress best when they actively participate in well-executed instructional progra…

  • Dec16

    Bioceramics: Advances and Challenges for Affordable HealthcareThe ethical and technical challenges facing affordable healthcare in the 21st century are addressed, with an emphasis on the evolution and clinical applications of bioactive ceramic materials. Topics …

  • Dec17

    Surface Chemistry and Characterization of Bioactive GlassesA synopsis of how biomaterials were discovered, with reviews of animal models and clinical applications. This short course also provides a detailed explanation of the mechanisms involved in bioglass b…

  • Dec17

    Lifelong Learning Scholar SocietyPreservation for Archives and personal collectionspresented by Erin Mahaney This lecture will provide an overview of the archival preservation practices employed at the Harry P. Weber University Arch…

  • Dec18

    The ABCs of Starting a Private PracticePresenter: Dr. Mark MoskPrepares practitioners for the rigors and challenges of establishing a successful private practice. Reviews the core elements of starting an ABA private practice including the …

  • Dec24

    The Hard Problem of Consciousness: Its History in Behavior AnalysisTime: 25 Minutes Presenter: T. V. Joe Layng, Ph.D. This presentation provides a short introduction to talks by T.V. Joe Layng, Ph.D. Florida Tech is providing this short talk free of charge to enable…