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Professional Development

Connecting the Pieces is an ACE provider, offering opportunities for BCBAs to earn CEUs.  CTP offers a variety of topics pertaining to high interest areas and most of our Professional Developments are virtual, for your convenience.

 

Connecting the Pieces offers trainings for BCBAs & BSCs as well as Instructional Assistants, Paraprofessionals, and teachers. CTP also provides CPI and Safety Care Certifications. The upcoming Professional Development Events are shown below in the Events Calendar. 

 

Earn CEU's and further your education with the Virtual CTP Professional Development Events. Look at the Events Calendar, and sign up using the form below.

    Jan
    26
    Fri
    Current research in behavior and academics
    Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

    This training will include a review of current research regarding instructional techniques and effectiveness, as well as application of these techniques and analysis of data in the academic setting.

    Feb
    2
    Fri
    Telehealth FBA’s
    Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    As technology continues to expand and develop, educational and clinical services can now be delivered in virtual settings. Functional behavior assessments are a critical component of developing interventions to support individuals who display problem behavior. Current research will be discussed regarding the application of FBAs into a virtual setting. Strategies and practical applications will be discussed regarding virtual FBAs.

    Feb
    5
    Mon
    IEP Goal Development and Data Collection
    Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Measureable goals, how to collect data, create the date sheet, graph it, and identify the level of service.

    Feb
    8
    Thu
    Consultation Models
    Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    As an educator or behavior consultant working with families, clients, and related staff, competent consultation skills are a necessity. Models of consultation will be presented as a framework to use when collaborating with others. Consultative strategies and tools will be offered to participants to use in their practice.

    Feb
    13
    Tue
    Social Skills Training
    Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

    Assessing and teaching social skills with measurable outcomes as well as generalization will be the target of this training, as well as reviewing possible curriculums and resources that have shown to be effective.

    Feb
    22
    Thu
    Self Care
    Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Educators, behavior consultants, family members, and direct support staff members often are confronted with stressful and challenging situations on a daily basis. To provide effective interventions to others, it is important to have our own mental health supports available. The topic of self-care will be discussed including strategies and supports that you can integrate into your daily routine to increase your resiliency.

    Mar
    1
    Thu
    Safety and Crisis Planning
    Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    When working with students with special needs, it is important to be able to respond to crisis situations confidently and effectively. Resources and guidelines will be provided regarding safety and crisis planning. Example safety and crisis plans will be presented and discussed.

    Mar
    2
    Fri
    Mental Health Topics for Student Service Delivery
    Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

    The prevalence of student mental health concerns in schools has been increasing significantly. Anxiety, Depression, and ADHD are common mental health diagnoses that are found in students of all ages. Mental health topics will be discussed to inform educators, direct support staff and behavior consultants when working with students with a variety of mental health diagnoses. In addition a discussion will be presented regarding how to bridge the gap between behavior analytic and mental health services.

    Mar
    8
    Thu
    Collaboration with other professionals
    Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

    This training will focus on working with a team of various professionals, supporting each team member in implementing data-based interventions with consistency and effectiveness, and collaborating effectively for positive outcomes.

    Mar
    12
    Mon
    Using ABA Principals to Improve Work Relationships
    Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Helping employees present a positive attitute and learn to more effectively work with various people.

    Personal development, personal and career growth, progress and potential concepts. Coach (human resources officer, manager, mentor) motivate employee to growth.