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From the Clinic to the Classroom (SCRANTON): Behavioral Strategies and Social Skills to Support Students with Special Needs

When: Friday, February 26, 2016
Registration: 8:30 am | Training: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: The University of Scranton
Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall | 2nd Floor Forum | Room 235
237 Jefferson Ave | Scranton, PA 18510

Registration: https://www.regonline.com/clinictoclassroom2


This free training series is presented by Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) in partnership with the University of Scranton's Panuska College of Professional Studies and Friendship House.


PRESENTATIONS: 

Setting the Stage for Success: Effective Behavioral Strategies for Students with Special Needs
Barbara Haas-Givler, MEd, BCBA | Director, Education & Behavioral Outreach, ADMI
In addition to a review of the ABCs of Behavior, this presentation will provide information to assist staff in the identification and selection of effective behavioral strategies to support students with special needs.

Fostering Social Skills Development in Children with Disabilities
Cora M. Taylor, PhD | Pediatric Psychologist, ADMI
This presentation will provide an overview of current, evidence-based practices for supporting social skills development in children with disabilities. Resources and strategies for implementing social skills supports into the classroom, home, and community will be included.


Please direct questions about the training to meepler@geisinger.edu or 570.522.6281.


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