Summer 2014 Teacher Training

Registration for 2014 Teacher Training is closed. Thank you to everyone who participated this year!

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The training program, designed to meet the needs of teachers and other professionals who work with students diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, will consist of 40 hours of professional development provided over a five-day period. Training will be conducted at Glenwood and limited to a maximum of 20 attendees per week. Sixteen hours of instruction will be provided, utilizing various professional staff, consultants and instructional resources. The remaining 24 hours will be spent in direct application of learning, as the participant both observes and interacts with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Feedback regarding working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders will be a daily part of each training session.

A general outline of training topics includes the following:

·         The Nature of Autism Spectrum Disorders and DSM-V

·         ABC’s of Behavior/ Function/ FBA

·         Applied Behavior Analysis

·         Writing BIP’s

·         Communication

·         Antecedent Interventions (e.g., Structured Teaching and Visual Strategies)

·         Strategies for Inclusion

·         Transition

·         Social Skills

·         Working with Families

Upon completion of the training, attendees will be given information about Glenwood’s Consultation and Training Services that are available throughout the year.

For those who are interested in attending the training, please complete the application (click here) and e-mail or fax to:

Ms. Katrina Drake, BSM, Administrative Assistant

150 Glenwood Lane / Lakeview Center

Birmingham, Alabama 35242

FAX: (205) 212-6739

E-Mail: kdrake@glenwood.org

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Drake at (205)-212-6726.

Also, for more information on our NEW PARENT TRAINING SUMMER WORKSHOP, click here.