Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in the Classroom: An Introduction for Interdisciplinary Staff

July 31, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Dr. Jennifer Zarcone, Ph.D

6.0 Cat. 1 CEUs

This one-day workshop provides participants with an introductory overview of the basic theory of applied behavior analysis, as it pertains to teaching new behavior, reducing problem behavior for children with a variety of developmental and intellectual disabilities. This training is for professionals who are or will be working with children with developmental disabilities but do not have a strong behavioral background.   

Target Populations:

  • Educators
  • Counselors
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Speech/language therapists
  • Support and other school staff
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Social workers

This workshop is designed to help you:

  1. Describe the history of applied behavior analysis and its basic theoretical foundations.
  2. Identify the basic principles of applied behavior analysis and how it applies to a variety of settings and contexts.
  3. Apply the basic principles to change behavior, whether it is in educational, community, or home settings and situations. 


Kennedy Krieger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and Social Workers. Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  3.0 to 6.0 Continuing Education Credits (Category 1) will be granted to Social Workers and licensed psychologists. This seminar reflects program content and is intended to meet the Maryland license requirement to enhance competence in the provision of psychological services to culturally diverse populations. No conflicts have been identified.

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