MAIER kicks off Professional Development Webinars for 2021!

Solid Blue Arrows with White Letters inside that read "Professional Development"We are kicking off the new year with two new webinars to support the professional development needs of professionals working with individuals on the autism spectrum, one especially for those who work with children 3-5 years. Although these webinars are developed with professionals in mind, they are always available to parents, caregivers, and other interested community members. Webinars are free to view and can be watched anytime, at your convenience. Contact hours, if needed, are awarded upon completion of the post-webinar survey.

Strategies for Supporting Inclusive Pre-K Classrooms with Kellie Irving, M.S.

In this one-hour webinar, Kellie Irving discusses strategies for supporting inclusion within the classroom. Participants can expect to learn the defining features of inclusion and what it truly means to have an inclusive classroom. Access this session here. 

Function Based Problem-Solving; Practical Strategies to Address Behavior in the Classroom  with Gretchen Scheibel, MS, OTR/L, BCBA

In this one-hour webinar, Gretchen Scheibel discusses Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and how to incorporate Function-based problem solving using the FBA framework. The FBA framework includes evaluating the reason for problem behavior and helps to identify the skills the student needs to succeed.
Access this session here.                   

MAIER’s  Fall 2020 and Archived PD sessions are also available for viewing, so check out MAIER’s PD homepage to explore more opportunities for your professional development.