Professional Development

Professional Development

Schedule a Behavior Training

The Speech Pathology Group is happy to collaborate with local SELPAs and LEAs in the provision of professional development activities for staff. Trainings and In-services are presented by SPG’s Clinical Supervisors or by nationally recognized speakers from the fields of special education and behavior.

 

To view the available trainings in a category, click on one categories below.
Once the list expands, click on the training you would like to select.
Please contact PD@speechpath.com if you have questions about rates or scheduling.


Trainings for DIS Staff: SLP, OT, PT, APE, VI/OM, DHH and School Psychologists

  • The Basics of Behavior in the Classroom
  • Using Reinforcement Effectively in Sessions
  • Using Visual Strategies in Sessions

Trainings for Paraprofessionals

  • Behavioral Aide Workshop (2 Days)
  • Data Collection: Integrating Data Systems to Inform Lasting Change in the Classroom
  • Evidence Based Practice for Staff Working with Children with Challenging Behavior: An Overview of the National Standards Project
  • Self-Management: Training Staff to Stay Cool, Calm, and Collected While Managing Challenging Behavior
  • The Basics of Behavior in the Classroom
  • The Paraprofessional Toolkit (Part 1): Increasing Motivation and Engagement
  • The Paraprofessional Toolkit (Part 2): Using Reinforcement Effectively
  • The Paraprofessional Toolkit (Part 3): Prompting and Prompt Fading

Trainings for Special Educators, Psychologists and Administrators

  • Assessing Problem Behavior: Efficient and Effective Assessment Methods for School
  • Classroom Management Plans: Developing Structures and Supports for Lasting Behavior Change
  • Evidence Based Practice for Staff Working with Children with Challenging Behavior: An Overview of the National Standards Project
  • Reinforcement: Individual and Group Reinforcement Systems
  • The Behavior Plan: Writing High Quality, Easy to Implement, Effective Behavior Plans

 

As an Authorized Continuing Education (ACE) provider, SPG is dedicated to creating frequent, high quality professional development opportunities for both internal staff and Bay Area Behavior Analysts. Events are provided online and in workshop style sessions on a variety of topics by leaders in the field of ABA.  The Speech Pathology Group is also a state approved Professional Development Provider (PDP-12) for the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Dispensers Board.