BALC 3rd Annual Workshops and Conference 2019

BALC 3rd Annual Workshops and Conference 2019

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Workshop Day: Thursday, March 28, 2019

 Workshop Day: THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019
 7:30 - 9:00
 REGISTRATION
  Full Day Forum
Full Day Forum
Full Day Training
3 Hour Workshop
3 Hour Workshop
3 Hour Workshop
3 Hour Workshop
9:00 - 12:00

Business Leadership Forum

Suzanne Letso, Nicholas Weatherly, Sarah Trautman-Eslinger & Debora Thivierge

College

Clinical Leadership Forum

Mark Palmieri, Stephanie Peterson, Becky Eldridge, Linda LeBlanc, & Suzanne Letso

Temple

Essential for Living Training

Patrick McGreevy

George

Adulthood Begins in Preschool: Identification and Intervention with Skills that Support Adulthood

Peter Gerhardt & Angela Rodriguez

3 CEs

Chapel

Change is Hard: Transitioning to Adult Services

Aimee Haray & Marisa D'Amico

3 CEs

Church

Ethics in ABA: How We Can Learn From our Less Experienced Self Staff, Students, and Colleagues

Stephanie Kuhn

3 Ethics CEs

York

Supervising Humans: A Look at Supervision Beyond the Task List

James Hoko, Cara Cappalli-Davey, & Catherine Smith

3 Supervision CEs

Wooster

12:00 - 12:30

Luncheon Included:

Maysoon Zayid presents If I Cancan, You Cancan

 Luncheon: Maysoon Zayid presents If I Cancan, You Cancan tickets available for $50.00 or lunch on your own.

1:30 - 4:30

Business Leadership Forum continued

 6 CEs

College

Clinical Leadership Forum - continued

6 CEs

Temple

Essential for Living Training - continued

6 CEs

George

The Scientific-Practitioner Model in Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Individuals with Autism

Katie Nicholson

3 CEs

Church

Legal Issues: Navigating through Special Education Law

Jeffery Forte, Christina Thivierge, Jennifer Laviano, & Julie Swanson

3 CEs

Chapel

Everyday Ethics: Practical Application of the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code

Sam Blanco

3 Ethics CEs

York

Building Your Supervision Repertoire: Six Super Skills

James Hoko & Carrie Hartman

3 Supervision CEs

Wooster

  Each of these are full day events. They start in the morning and continue after lunch.
 Each of these are 3 hour stand alone sessions.

 

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Conference Day: Friday, March 29, 2019


 Abstracts for these sessions can be found by clicking on the "Program Guide" tab in the left menu bar.

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CONFERENCE DAY: FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019

7:00 - 8:30

Registration and Breakfast 

8:30 - 8:45

 Welcome Address: Suzanne Letso 

  8:45 - 9:35

 Keynote: Address: Bridget Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA-D  (*ethics CE) 1

9:35- 9:55

 BREAK   

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Track code
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Track

Title

 Innovative Business Applications: Not a Snore!

The Business of Behavior Analysis
 Clinical Applications: Track 1
Promoting Meaningful Changes in Behavior Analysis
Clinical Applications: Track 2
Tune in and Supercharge Your Interventions: Registered Behavior Technician(R) Track
Nuts & Bolts of Clinical Practice
Behavior Analysis Today: Responding to Systemic Change
1

9:55-

11:10

Creating and Managing Clinical Service Organization

Linda LeBlanc

College B

So What's Your Secret Sauce? Tips for Creating a Strong Company Culture to Help Your Organization Stand Out in a Crowd       * ethics CE

 Sarah Trautman-Eslinger

Grand Ballroom

Avoidance and Anxiety in Autism

Louis Hagopian

George

Raising Self-Awareness: Are You Culturally Competent?
*ethics CE

Judy Palazzo & Solandy Forte

Wooster

 

Making it Work: Achieving Gains in Educational Settings with Significant Programmatic Deficits

Jessica Rohrer

Temple

Shape Up Your Behavioral Chains: How to Run a Flawless Task Analysis

Elizabeth Nulty

College A

 

Self-Monitoring: The Who, What, When, Why, Where & How of Effective Self-Management Interventions

Jamie Salter & Katharine Croce

York


How Licensure of Behavior Analysts Impacts Provision of ABA Services in CT

Suzanne Letso & Lisa Gregory

Chapel AB

1.5

11:10 - 11:25

 BREAK 
2

11:25-

12:15

 

Behavior Analysis in Real Estate? A Case Study in OBM


Dan Sundburg

College B

Developing a Security Plan for Staff & Facilities
 

Nick D'Agostino 

George


Be Informed. Get Active. Live Well. The ABC’s of Employee Wellness

Liz Cranmer

Chapel

Develop and Implement Computer-Based, Equivalence-Based Instruction systems to Teach Almost Anything

Bryan Blair

Wooster

Deliberate Coaching: The Role of Organizational Coaching Systems in Culture Change
*Supervision CE

Nicholas Weatherly

Temple

Naturalistic Teaching. What, Where and How To?

Tracy Sanford & Amanda Dix

College A

Linear Graph or Standard Celeration Chart? The Future of Data Display in Behavior Analysis

Rick Kubina

York

Taking a Structured Approach to Supervisee Performance Issues *supervision CE

Tyra Sellers

Grand Ballroom

1

 12:15 - 1:30

 LUNCH
3

1:30-

2:45

 The Value of Using Organizational Behavior Management to Maximize Performance

Cresse Morrell & Nicholas Weatherly

College B

 So You Want to Start a Business?

David Zabel & Courtney George

George

Stuck in Level 2: Assessment and Instruction for Learners Experiencing Plateaus in Language Development

Chair: Shaunessy M. Egan
Panel: Patrick McGreevy & Mark J. Palmieri

Grand Ballroom

Using the Contextual Behavioral Science Paradigm as a Behavior Analyst

Chair: Ashley E. Bordelon
Panel: Evelyn Gould, Siri Ming, Julia  H. Fiebig, & Anthony Roberson 

Wooster

Considering Baseline Conditions of Classroom Instruction in the Light of Functional Behavior Assessments

Stephanie Peterson & Becky Eldridge

Temple

Ethics for RBT(R)s

Melissa Nosik & Tyra Sellers

College A

New Applied Behavior Analysis CPT® Codes in 2019: Where are we Now?

Jenna Minton

York

 

 

Legislative Advocacy: It's Easier Than You Think

Suzanne Letso

Chapel AB

1.5

2:45 - 3:00

 BREAK 

4

3:00-

3:50

Scaling, Autonomy, and Flexibility; The Story of a Behavior Analytic Business

Chair: Shane Spiker


Panel: Tahra Cessna, Holly Downs, & Lindsay Hauer

College B

The Need for a Functional Analysis Risk Assessment Tool: Formalizing Clinical Decision Making

Stephanie Peterson & Becky Eldridge

George

Anxiety in Autism: Assessment and Behavioral Interventions

Denis Sukhodolsky  

Temple

Transition Assessments for High School and Transition Age Students: Preparing for the Future

Felicia Morgan

Wooster


Common IBI Procedures: Evidence-based or Clinic Lore?

Katie Nicholson

Grand Ballroom

The Voice of Autism

Jason Harris & Debora Thivierge

College A


Foundational and Advanced Repertoires to Develop in Supervisees: What Makes Great Behavior Analysts *supervision CE

Chair: Karen Chung


Panel: Bobby Newman, Jacob Sadavoÿ, Noor Syed

York

An Update on the Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Melissa Nosik

Chapel AB

1

3:50 - 4:05

  BREAK  

5

4:05-

4:55

Ethical Aspects in Long-Distance BCBA Consultation Practices
*ethics CE

Marina Azimova

College B


Ethically Increasing Your Online Footprint
*ethics CE

 

Elizabeth Nulty

George


 Panel:The Role of Social Validity and Planning for Successful Employment for Adults with Autism

Chair: Solandy Forte

Panel: Felicia Morgan, Jeffery Forte, Deb Thivierge, Aimee Haray, & Jason Watson

Grand Ballroom

Generalization and Transfer of Treatment Gains Through Caregiver Training and/or Stimulus Control

Dave Kuhn & Mark Palmieri

Temple

Panel: How to Effectively and Efficiently Use a Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Chair: Cresse Morrell

Panel: Sharri Lungarini & Kristen Powers

College A

 

BCBAs and BCaBAs as Mandatory Reporters in Connecticut

Lisa Gregory &
Kristine Marino

Chapel AB

 
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4:55CHECK OUT7
* Sessions in the Registered Behavior Technician track are not eligible for CEs or RBT supervision hours.

 

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