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Tuesday, March 08, 2016
1 Full Day Workshop
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Maywood, NJ
LOCATION CHANGE - South Bergen Jointure Commission - Maywood Campus
404 Maywood Avenue

Workshop presented by Thomas M. Caffrey, M.Ed BCBA (read bio)
Registration fee: $50.00

• BCBA CEU available
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This workshop will focus on the assessment and treatment of problem behavior maintained by the two most common functions, social negative reinforcement, and social positive reinforcement.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Define Motivating Operation (MO) and explain its importance in assessing and treating problem behavior.
    • List the four basic functions of behavior.
    • Identify the controlling variables (operant four-term contingency) responsible for the maintenance of self-injury, aggression, stereotypy, and destructive behavior
    • Describe the purpose of conducting a functional behavior assessment and
      Identify the defining features of indirect, descriptive, and functional analysis approaches to assessment
    • List three reinforcement-based methods for reducing problem behavior and discuss reasons for using each.
    • Develop a treatment strategy for replacing maladaptive mands that you are prepared to honor with alternative, appropriate mands.
    • Develop a treatment strategy for replacing non-compliance with cooperation during transitions from preferred to less preferred activities.