If you are a school administrator, business owner or otherwise responsible for people interacting together in the same space, check this out!!! Jess Thompson, M.Ed, BCBA drew on lots of research to put together advice for establishing proper social distancing protocols, and more importantly, the following diligence and systems that keeps folks following those protocols to keep people healthy, happy and moving forward.
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Make Halloween Less Tricky and More of a Treat!
Parents and caregivers! Do you ever wish you could help bridge the gap between home and school expectations? Do you want a simpler way to relay directions without saying the same thing over and over again? There’s a neat tool that can help. They are called Power Cards and they are powerful!
Power cards are a visual strategy used to help promote desired behaviors. They are similar to social stories in that they give the individual using them reminders of tools to help them succeed in a given a situation. They are also simply written in a story format that is relatable and specific to the individual.
Our own, Elissa Johnson, BCBA, reads Dr. John Moran's 2011 behavior analytic version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Enjoy and share!
Constellations Behavioral Services' staff shares what they are most thankful for this holiday season!
Treatment integrity refers to the degree to which treatments are implemented as planned, designed, or intended, and is concerned with the accuracy and consistency with which interventions are implemented. The appropriate implementation of treatments within the school setting can greatly impact student outcomes and progress over time. Educational and behavioral consultants work closely with school teams to ensure they have the support and training they need in order to provide effective evidenced based treatments for their students. Below you will find 3 ways in which school teams can increase their ability to implement treatment plans and guarantee success for their students over time:
To gain employment as a paraprofessional in a New Hampshire public school, a person must have a high school diploma, or equivalent certificate, and a clean criminal records check. Paraprofessionals are staff members who work directly with students with special learning and behavioral needs, often with more direct contact hours than any other school staff member. While the specific education requirements of the paraprofessional are minimal, they are charged with a multitude of responsibilities. No two paraprofessional’s days would look the same, as the level of care, oversight and support varies on an individual basis per the students’ needs.
After surveying many professional Behavior Analysts and school personnel, we have put together the Top 5 Professional Development Workshops for the 2018 Summer and 2018-2019 School Year! To learn more about our on-site workshops, check out our page!