UNB Behavioural Intervention Workshop

CAIS 6001

This two-day session is designed with support professionals in mind. The goals are to give front-line workers foundational and theoretical knowledge for working with individuals presenting with behavioral challenges.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The Behavioural Model
  • Process of Behavioural Intervention
  • Behavioural Assessment
  • Stimulus Control Procedures
  • Accelerating Desirable Behaviours
  • Decelerating Non-Desirable Behaviours
  • Token Economy

UNB Behavioural Intervention Workshop

The 2-day workshop has been remastered providing anyone working with individuals with complex needs the knowledge and tools to manage behavioural challenges more effectively.

Participants will:

  • Learn practical strategies to manage everyday behavioural challenges
  • Develop the skills you need to manage each situation appropriately and promote positive conduct
  • Explore research-based behaviour management techniques and strategies in a hands-on and accessible manner
  • Leave with a behavioural change plan that is ready to be implemented
  • Plus case-based learning and interactive sharing.

Participants will receive a certificate of participation upon completion.

Dates: May 2-3, 2017
Cost: $549

Course descriptions.

Day 1- Will expose participants to the behavioural model and the process of behaviour change. Through a series of anecdotes, exercises, and presentations participants will gain knowledge about the why's and how's of behavioural intervention and behavioural assessment. To conclude day 1 participants will be exposed to behaviour change procedures.

Day 2 - Will be focused on various strategies for increasing desirable and decreasing undesirable behaviours. Through case studies, exercises, anecdotes, and lectures participants will develop the skills necessary to successfully change behaviour and have the opportunity to design a behaviour change strategy for an individual they have identified from their place of work.

About the instructor

Ryan HamiltonDr. Ryan Hamilton holds a PhD from the University of New Brunswick in Experimental and Applied Psychology and has also earned a Master’s degree in sport and exercise science and a bachelor’s degree (honours) in psychology. Dr. Hamilton is an assistant professor in the department of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick and is a recent recipient of the Arts Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. Ryan teaches courses in behaviour modification, research design, and performance enhancement at UNB. As a consultant, Ryan has worked with various groups including athletes (university to Olympic level), exercisers, cancer survivors, and multinational corporations. Ryan has successfully applied various behaviour change models, processes and interventions with these groups. Ryan is an engaging lecturer and presenter who innovatively applies theory to real world situations and problems

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