This webinar is designed to highlight and describe four specific behavior analytic techniques that can be used by behavior analyst for supporting individuals experiencing trauma, including exposure-based therapy, behavioral activation, functional analytic psychotherapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy. Learners will be introduced to each technique’s background, evidence for use with individuals experiencing trauma, and general steps for implementation. Research on the use of the behavioral techniques for supporting students in schools will also be discussed. The webinar will conclude with a review of the three-part series and recommendations for next steps for practitioners.
Leveraging Behavior Analysis To Conceptualize & Address Trauma: Trauma Informed Care Series Part 3 | Ethics BCBA CEU Credits: 3
Lyndsie Erdy is a training and consulting specialist at the Devereux Center for Effective Schools. Lyndsie is a licensed psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania, a nationally certified school psychologist, and a board-certified behavior analyst-doctoral. Her research interests include the use of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) to address the needs of both students and staff, particularly in urban and alternative school settings.
- Explain the similarities and differences between Applied Behavior Analysis and Clinical Behavior Analysis
- Identify and describe four behavior analytic approaches for promoting the well-being of individuals experiencing traumatic stress
- Describe how at least one of the highlighted behavior analytic treatments has been implemented in schools as a universal intervention for promoting student social, emotional, and behavioral wellness
- Reflect on the individuals you serve, their needs, and your current scope of practice to consider what additional training, support, and/or resources you need to increase your competence related to supporting individuals experiencing traumatic stress