Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education
Re-imagining Behavioral Support: A Sensible, Effective, and Respectful Approach
Presented by Diane Gould, LCSW, BCBA
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Please join us at 7:00 PM to "Meet and Greet" virtually before the short business meeting. The speaker will begin at 7:30 PM.
Behavior change is a process that takes careful thought, productive discussions, and a focused plan. Simplistic behavior interventions focusing on rewards and punishments can often make behavior worse instead of better. This training focuses on understanding behavior, techniques to change behavior, and additional strategies for particularly challenging behavior, is offered in a straight-forward approachable style.
Diane Gould has a Master's Degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has also received training from the Center for Collaborative Problem Solving and the Social Thinking Center, and has certification in Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome, and is the founder of PDA North America. Diane has worked for Jewish Children's Bureau as the Childhood Disability and Family Support Specialist , for NSSEO and NTDSE, and has served on the Professional Advisory Board of the Autism Society of Illinois. She now has a full-time practice servicing children and adults with special needs and their families, providing behavioral assessments and consultations. She also offers the PEERS program and created the social skills program, Dinner with Friends.
A Certificate of Attendance can be provided upon request.
PLD/SE membership is required for CPDU credits. Members can receive 1.5 CPDUs for this program.
DISCLAIMER: PLD/SE is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities. PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation. PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members. PLD/SE does not endorse any special program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.