Proactive Behavior Management


  • Proactive Behavior Management
    February 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location TBA This full day training will start with a discussion of the principles of behavior management. This is the foundation needed to effectively shape and teach desired behavior, while also decreasing inappropriate behavior. An emphasis will be placed on effective positive and proactive strategies. (more…)

ABA for Teaching Skills at School and Home


  • ABA for Teaching Skills at School and Home
    March 15, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

McHenry County Mental Health Board in Crystal Lake 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 The Discrete Trial (DT) can be used to reach a wide variety of skills including receptive language, expressive language, self-help, academics and social skills. DT is highly structured, motivating, and effective. Participants in this training will have an opportunity to (more…)

Structured Teaching


  • Structured Teaching
    April 12, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

McHenry County Mental Health Board in Crystal Lake 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 The focus of this full day training will be use of Structured Teaching as an effective system to teach individuals independence. This method utilizes visually structured tasks and workstations to build both cognitive and functional skills. Participants will practice the (more…)

Understanding Behavioral Communication and Visual Supports to Effectively Improve Communication


  • Understanding Behavioral Communication and Visual Supports to Effectively Improve Communication
    May 10, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

McHenry County Mental Health Board in Crystal Lake 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 An important function of behavior is communication. During this workshop participants will learn ways to determine communicative functions of behaviors as well as communicative strategies to improve behavior. Individuals with autism can be visual learners and auditory processing can be (more…)