Comprehensive Values-Based ACT Strategies for Children with ASD with Courtney Tarbox, BCBA & guest Erin Silverman, BCBA

Courtney Tarbox, BCBA & Erin Silverman, BCBA

Comprehensive Values-Based ACT Strategies for Children with ASD with Courtney Tarbox, BCBA & guest Erin Silverman, BCBA

This is the third session of a three-session series. To purchase the full series at a discount, please click here.

Connections Behavior Planning and Intervention is excited to welcome Courtney Tarbox, BCBA, and Erin Silverman, BCBA, for this third session in a brief webinar series for Behavior Analysts! This session focuses on some specific interventions to be used with your learners, including discussion of when, with whom, and how to implement them. Clear descriptions and modeling by the presenters make these strategies extremely accessible.

Content outline:

  • Values + committed action 
  • The ACT Matrix
  • My ACTion Plan

About the Presenters

Courtney Tarbox, BCBA, is Director of Clinical Development at FirstSteps for Kids, a community-based autism service provider. Courtney earned her Master of Science Degree in Counseling, with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from California State University, Los Angeles. She is passionate about contributing to research that is informed by real-life practice and is actively engaged in treatment evaluation research on topics including complex skill acquisition, naturalistic discrete trial training, compassion and kindness in ABA treatment, and the infusion of acceptance and commitment training (ACT) within comprehensive ABA programs for children with autism. Courtney currently serves on the board for the ACT Special Interest Group and has published a training manual for Registered Behavior Technicians.

Erin Silverman, BCBA, is a Program Director at FirstSteps for Kids in Southern California. In 2019, Erin graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. While working in the field of ABA, Erin has found her passion for curriculum development, creating programs and books for children, developing new ways to use Acceptance and Commitment Training with children, as well as working on social skills and problem solving programming. Erin enjoys participating in treatment evaluation research focused on ways to better the lives of each child with whom she works and continuing to contribute to the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Learning Objectives

Participants at this event will:

  1. Describe how to implement values procedures with children with autism.
  2. Describe how to implement the ACT matrix with children with autism.
  3. Describe how to implement My ACTion Plan with children with autism.

Number of CEU’s available: 1.5 BACB Type-II CEU’s

Cost to Attend: $30 (includes registration and CEU’s)

For questions, challenges with registration, or any other needed information, please contact Dusty, Director of Continuing Education and ACE Coordinator for CBPI, LLC, at continuingeducation@connections-behavior.com.

Connections Behavior Planning & Intervention, LLC, is a BACB-Approved ACE Provider (Provider # OP-17-2781). The BACB does not directly sponsor or endorse this event, its speakers, or its content.

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