A Seminar in Behavior Change Connecting the Dots from
Behavior Science to Best Practices
THERE ARE ONLY TWO KINDS OF PROBLEM
BEHAVIORS: Behaviors that occur too often, and behaviors that don't occur often
This seminar is designed to provide a comprehensive and cohesive
understanding of applied behavior analysis to improve the lives of all learners
in our care. The course includes over 200 instructional slides, video examples
of many different species of animals, support materials and interactive
activities. Participants will be exposed to the following topics:
fundamental science principles of learning and behavior.
assessment to understand and predict behavior.
3. An effective teaching
technology to prevent and change problem behaviors.
4. Ethical guidelines for
the implementation of humane behavior-change plans.
Using the most positive,
least intrusive strategies disseminated at this workshop, participants will be
able to effectively analyze, prevent and resolve behavior problems that
All learners must have power to operate on their environment
to live behaviorally healthy lives. We facilitate this power when we interact
with them in such a way that they choose to do what is required for lasting
relationships. To change our animals' behavior we first change what we do.
Friedman will provide the information for students to quickly learn that once
one has the right teaching tools to facilitate rather than force, behavior
improves as does the quality of our relationships