MAIER Professional Development Workshop

PBIS and ASD: Providing Evidence-based Instruction and Accommodation to Teach Positive Behaviors

Speaker: Gretchen Scheibel, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA

Session Description: This professional development session will review evidence-based instruction interventions and accommodations to support student learning, engagement, and demonstration of expected positive behaviors. Attendees will review current programming to identify established practices, examine intervention fidelity, and identify current needs for enhancing the systematic implementation of evidence-based instruction interventions and accommodations.

Gretchen Scheibel, MS, OTR/L, BCBA, is a behavior consultant working in Midcoast and Central Maine. She specializes in designing educational programs based on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports framework and Applied Behavior Analysis principles. Dually certified as a Behavior Analyst and an occupational therapist, she possesses a unique understanding of special education and the necessary support to promote student success. Her practice focuses on using an evidence-based approach to promoting positive behavior and improving functional performance in the education environment. Ms. Scheibel presents nationally on the topic of building interdisciplinary collaboration and demonstrating the value of occupational therapy in complex practice environments. Additionally, she provides programmatic consultation on interdisciplinary collaboration and evidence-based practice implementation.

Upon completion of the workshop, you may access and download your contact hours certificate using the link provided. 6 Contact Hours can be earned upon completion of this workshop.

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