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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

FBAs - Beyond the Basics: Jessica Minahan, M.Ed., BCBA Speaks on Functional Behavior Assessment in Natick January 23rd

From SPaN
The Special Needs Advocacy Network

December 8, 2014

This presentation will go beyond the basics of Functional Behavioral Assessment to provide information about seeing behavior as a means of communication. Topics will include:
  • what's in a good FBA;
  • best practices for data collection;
  • what avoidance or attention-seeking really means; and,
  • how can a good FBA drive an effective Behavior Intervention Plan that teaches skills.
 When:   Friday, January 23, 2015
                    Networking: 9:30 - 10:00 am
                    Presentation: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Where: The Hampton Inn
                   319 Speen Street
                   Natick, MA 01760

Cost:    Registration for Members - $40.00
                Registration for Non-Members - $60.00
                After close of registration on January 19th, walk-in
                rate at the door (if space is available) - $70.00

About Jessica Minahan, M.Ed., BCBA

Jessica Minahan is director of behavioral services at NESCA, a pediatric neuropsychology group practice and integrative treatment center in Newton, MA.

A consultant and compelling speaker in demand nationally, she is co-author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students and author of the just-released The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students With Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors.

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