Caregiver Coaching Course
Avoiding public outings?
Wanting to regain structure in your home?
New to ABA and want to learn more?
The Caregiver Coaching program is designed to give you tools to help build positive relationships with your child while also setting boundaries and applying research based strategies that promote positive behaviors.
Introduce general terms of ABA, understand the "WHY" of behaviors, and learn how our own actions as parents could be promoting behaviors. We will also identify areas for skill building so that are specific to your child and focus on them throughout the course.
Introduce the concept of reinforcement and analyze how it is different from bribery. Discuss specific strategies that can be used with your child to reinforce desired behaviors.
Discuss prevention strategies for identified problem behaviors specific to your child. We will analyze specific data related to your child's behavior and discuss antecedent interventions to promote positive interactions.
Continue to discuss how reinforcement can be used to build social skills through child-led play. Address compliance related to behaviors that present safety concerns.
Discuss the importance of routines, schedules and how implementation of those along with visual schedules can decrease problematic behaviors associated with transitions and/or non-preferred activities.
Evaluate the strategy of planned ignoring and identify specific instances when it can be used with your child to decrease problematic behavior and how to address children's persistent demands.
Introduce effective ways to deliver requests to your child to enhance agreement and reduce undesired behaviors.
Continue to learn strategies that will increase your ability as a parent to teach your child adaptive, social, behavioral, coping, and leisure skills.
Enhance communication skills through the use of reinforcement strategies and functional communication training.
Discuss specific ways that the skills learned in this training can be applied to a variety of situations to generalize learning for your child in a variety of settings.
Learn strategies that will increase your ability as a parent to teach your child adaptive, social, behavioral, coping, and leisure skills.
Follow up meeting to discuss your progress and if your goals for the training were met. This can be done in person or through a telehealth video conference.
Trainings will be held weekly over a virtual platform and will last approximately one hour for each session.
Additional Trainings Available
Individualized trainings to address specific areas of concerns can be arranged after the 12 week course has been completed. The duration of each training will be specific to the client and their needs. To address some behaviors, an assessment may need to be completed prior to the parent training.
How to effectively use reward systems to promote positive behaviors in the home and in the community.
Time Out and Time In
Information on the proper uses of time out and time in, how to problem solve if issues arise and how to develop and implement a time out plan at home.
Addressing problems related to feeding that include limited diet and/or problematic mealtime behaviors.
Addressing a range of possible toileting issues and how to build habits that encourage toilet use.
Introducing skills to parents to help your child learn to imitate others. Imitation is an early form of learning that is essential to development.
This session allows time to discuss safety concerns related to your child and develop a plan of action for use in the home, community or school setting.
This training will provide educators with a variety of classroom management strategies to use to support the entire class. We will discuss specific challenges being faced and work towards developing solutions that promote a safe and structured learning environment conducive to learning for all!
Dealing with Age Appropriate Behaviors
This training will target the individual need dealing with age appropriate behaviors. From biting to cell phone use and use of abusive language, we can work together to develop strategies for your classroom.
To effectively reflect on your own practice and understand student and teacher behavior, data must be collected. Together, we can work on developing a realistic measure for data collection and analyze that data for personal growth.