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MAIER Professional Development Workshop

Keeping It Simple: Easy Tier-2 group strategies to increase student engagement

Speaker: Cary E. Trump, Ph.D., BCBA-D, University of Northern Colorado.

Session Description: Group contingencies are proactive strategies involving rewarding the class based on the entire group or specific students’ performances. Also, group contingencies increase student on-task behavior and opportunities to respond. The purpose of this presentation is to provide a comprehensive guide for implementing group contingencies. 3 Contact Hours can be earned upon completion of this workshop.

Cary Trump currently works as an assistant professor and behavior analyst at the University of Northern Colorado’s Department of Special Education. She earned her doctorate at the University of Georgia, and, before beginning graduate school, she also taught as a public school special education teacher for four years. Cary’s research interest includes applied behavior analysis, reinforcement schedules, choice behavior, group contingencies, and translational research in school settings.

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Part 1      Part 2
Part 3      Part 4

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