Applied Behavior Analysis and Treatment of Psychosis in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism — Tuesday am -7/10/18

Applied Behavior Analysis and Treatment of Psychosis in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism

Presented by: Professor Peter Sturmey, PhD

 

Date: Tuesday 7/10/18  Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm eastern 

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  • Psychologists: 3 credit hours Live webinar or recorded webinar
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Description

 It is easy to assume that psychosis is a biologically determined, private behavior that is unamenable to assessment and treatment using applied behavior analysis (ABA): this is not so! Some of the earliest ABA work was done on the back wards of psychiatric hospitals using token economies and with hints of functional assessment and behavioral case formulation.  In the 1980’s work on skills training, including social and vocational, was a vigorous area of research and practice. There are now a small group of papers that have conducted functional assessments and assessments with individuals with psychosis and intellectual disabilities and / or autism.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will be able to define of psychosis and related behavior; behavioral deficits and excesses.
  2.  Attendees will be able to describe a behavioral conception of psychosis.
  3. Attendees will be able to discuss skills training and psychosis
  4. Attendees will be able to describe a functional assessment and analysis of psychosis.

 

9:00 am: Introduction
9:05 am: Pretest
9:10 am: Presentation begins
10:30 am: 10 minute break
10:40 am: First Q&A Session- submit questions via chat
10:50 am: Presentation resumes
11:45 pm: Q&A submit questions for chat
12:00 pm: Posttest, Evaluation and submit attendance codes

 

Professor Peter Sturmey is Professor of Psychology at The Graduate Center and the Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York where he is a member of the Behavior Analysis Doctoral and Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis programs. He specialized in autism and other developmental disabilities, especially in the areas of applied behavior analysis, dual diagnosis, evidence-based practice, and staff and parent training. He is the resident speaker at ABAC and Chief Scientific Officer at Long Island ABA.

He gained his PhD at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom and subsequently taught at the University of the South West (Plymouth) and University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He then worked for the Texas Department of Mental Retardation from 1990-2000 as Chief Psychologist, first at Abilene then San Antonio State Schools during a Federal class action law. There he supervised behavioral services and Masters level psychologists providing behavior support plans for severe behavioral and psychiatric disorders in adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities and implementing large-scale active treatment and restraint reduction programs.

Professor Sturmey has published 25 edited and authored books, over 210 peer reviewed papers, over 60 book chapters. He provides webinars on ABA to qualified professionals and others on a regular basis. He has made numerous presentations nationally and internationally, including recent presentations in Canada, Brazil, Belgium, Luxemburg and Italy. He has an active lab of graduate and undergraduate students working on developing and evaluating effective and efficient ways of training caregivers using modeling and feedback to use applied behavior analysis with children and adults with autism and other disabilities. He provides training and consultations widely.

Peter Sturmey is co-author or editor of books mentioned during the presentation. He receives royalties from the sale of the books. He also receives speaker and consultation fees for this and other related presentations.

 

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