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PBS Trainings

Creative Facilitation: Futures Planning with MAPs & PATHs

Charleston & Morgantown
June 26, 2019: 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM
June 27, 2019: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Participants must attend both days of training.

Register Here for Creative Facilitation: Futures Planning with MAPs & PATHs

Triple P Group Training

Join us in Charleston for this 9 week training for families of children with disabilities.

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  • Anger Management for Professionals: Dealing with People who Push Your Buttons

    This training examines participants' Anger Style and how to react when a power struggle is emerging using the STEP method.
  • Avoiding Power Struggles

    This is an interactive training for professionals to learn about themselves and better understand their behavioral antecedents when working with others in order to avoid power struggles.
  • Defeating your Data Dinosaur

    This training tackles the common struggles of data collection and suggests ideas to increase likelihood of receiving meaningful data.
  • PBS Essentials

    This training teaches the fundamental basics of PBS - identifying the function of a behavior, utilizing replacement behaviors, reinforcing appropriate behavior, and improving quality of life.
  • Stress and Time Management for Direct Care Staff & Professionals

    This training is designed to teach professionals how to (1) incorporate coping strategies to deal with stress and (2) make more effective use of time.
  • Understanding Autism

    This training provides an overview of autism including diagnostic criteria and general characteristics of autism.
  • Overview of PBS

    This training provides a basic yet thorough review of the principles and implementation of PBS – identifying the function of a behavior, utilizing replacement behaviors reinforcing appropriate behavior, and improving quality of life.

  • Team Building 101

    The focus of this training is to assist individuals in increasing personal participation and commitment to teams. They will learn skills to help teams work effectively in order to reach maximum capacity.
  • PBS Direct Care Overview Trainer Training

    This training will prepare you to serve as a trainer of the PBS Direct Care Overview, an introduction to PBS designed for direct care staff. This training is only open to individuals who have successfully completed an approved 30 hour PBS curriculum required for credentialing as a Behavior Support Professional (BSP) within the WV I/DD Waiver program. This training is typically offered once a year and is not available upon request.
  • Trauma 101: Trauma-Informed Care

    This training provides an introduction to trauma and how to develop a culture that utilizes trauma-informed care.

  • BSP Professional Development Series

    The purpose of the BSP Professional Development series is to provide BSP's opportunities to advance their knowledge of PBS and brush up on topics covered during our Foundations of PBS course.
  • Behavior – What’s the Message?

    Participants will learn about the different ways behavior is used to communicate a message.

  • Filling the MAP Gap: How To’s and Essentials

    Participants will learn how to facilitate a MAP (Making Action Plans) during this interactive training.

  • Picture This: Using Visual Strategies to Aid Individuals

    This training will teach participants in to identify best practices in and appropriate uses for visual strategies.

  • Support & Rapport: Best Practices for Staff Training

    This training will provide information on best practices in staff training, monitoring, and feedback.