BIANYS is excited to announce an upcoming webinar in our series of professional development programs designed to provide insight and information to professionals.
Behavioral Challenges and TBI: Strategies for Developing an Accurate Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
Presented by: Lynda S. Rosner, MS, TSHH, BCBA, NYSLBA
Wed, August 16, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Behavioral issues can arise after brain injury, and proper identification and treatment are essential to supporting people with brain injury. This live online webinar will discuss all of the essential elements of an functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plan. Participants will learn how to systematically analyze the environment to determine the function of difficult behaviors and then use this information to create an effective behavior plan.
About the presenter:
Lynda received her bachelor’s in Communication Disorders from SUNY New Paltz, and her Master’s in Counseling & Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst. She is the Director of the Hudson Valley Behavioral Solutions, Highland office. She has been working at HVBS since its opening in 2009. When not working, Lynda enjoys spending time with her family in the New Paltz area.
At the conclusion of the workshop, participant will be able to:
- Define behavior in specific, objective and measurable terms
- Understand the four functions of behavior
- Understand the difference between reinforcement and punishment
- Understand how to use the information from the FBA to write an effective behavior plan
Registrants will receive 1.5 Social Work Continuing Education contact hours, 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) CEUs or a Certificate of Attendance.
Registration is now closed.
Brain Injury Association of New York State, Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0359.