Transforming Your Classroom with Response to Intervention with Jessica E. Frieder, Ph.D., BCBA-D - Video Broadcasted from Melmark's PA Site, Melmark New England, Thursday, 07. March 2019

This workshop will be broadcasted from our PA site to the Clavin Center.
Abstract:
Teaching practices can have a large impact on academic as well as social behavior in classroom settings. Establishing and maintaining effective class-wide practices can improve learning outcomes and decrease undesirable behaviors for all students.  This presentation will provide an overview of Response to Intervention (RtI) to educational assessments and interventions, and how using these in all types of classroom settings can help to save time, energy, and resources.  An in-depth focus on the utility of universal strategies for class-wide application for learners with diverse strengths, exceptional needs, and varying backgrounds.  Specific concentration on active student responding (ASR) and token economies will be highlighted with steps for implementation and ongoing considerations for successful implementation.  
 
Bio:
Jessica E. Frieder is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Western Michigan University and a Doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D).  She earned her Ph.D. in Disability Disciplines with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis from Utah State University in 2009, her M.A. from the Ohio State University in 2003 in Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis, and her B.S. in Psychology from Allegheny College in 2001.  For the past seven year she has overseen a variety of fieldwork and research-based activities across the state of Michigan, focused on behavior assessment, and development and ongoing implementation of behavior support plans for individuals in community mental health settings as well as public schools ranging in age, ability, and diagnosis.  Her background includes extensive experience with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health needs, forensic involvement, as well as substance use and abuse.
 

Thursday, 07. March 2019, Melmark New England, Transforming Your Classroom with Response to Intervention with Jessica E. Frieder, Ph.D., BCBA-D - Video Broadcasted from Melmark's PA Site

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