CPT Codes and Reporting

For guidelines for 2019 CPT codes and reporting of the Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill-Based Treatment (SBT) process for Michigan providers, click here. This resource was created by Brie Elsasser and Morgan VanDenBerg of Autism Centers for Michigan and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This resource is intended to be a…

Updated Process Materials

Recent procedural updates have been made to the Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill-based Treatment (SBT) process. The implementation support materials available on this website have been updated accordingly. Head over to Implementation Assistance to access the updated materials. You will find updated: Forms to aid in the design of the IISCA and SBT Tips…

PFA/SBT April Workshop

FTF Behavioral Consulting is hosting a two day workshop on Practical Functional Assessment and Skill-based Treatment! Please see some details below, and click here for more information and registration. Friday-Saturday, April 16-17, 2020                                                            DCU Center, Worcester MA Title: Practical Functional Assessment and Skill-Based Treatment of Severe Problem Behavior: A Process Update with Supported Application Time: 8:30-4:30…

New Online PFA/SBT and Balance Program Courses!

In FTF Behavioral Consulting’s ongoing effort to disseminate safe, dignified, and effective assessment and treatment processes, FTF is pleased to offer new training opportunities for busy professionals. The course lineup includes: Practical Functional Assessment and Skill-Based Treatment of Severe Problem Behavior Assessment and Treatment of Sleep Problems Assessment and Treatment of Stereotypy Assessment and Treatment…

FTF Behavioral Consulting

FTF Behavioral Consulting was formed earlier this year to meet the demand for practical functional assessment and skill-based treatment training and implementation support. Please visit this website ftfbc.com to learn more about the company, its people, and the services. Please also let others know that we exist, if you think they would be interested. You will…

Implementation Supports

Please visit the implementation assistance page for updated training videos and handouts, as well as an organized series of new forms, tips, protocols, and data sheets for implementing the Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill-Based Treatment (SBT) processes. You will also find an updated list of relevant peer-reviewed publications from various research and practice groups.…

Seminars and Consultative Support

To inquire about scheduling a one-, two-, or three-day interactive seminar to build organizational capacity in the implementation of: (a) the practical functional assessment and skill-based treatment processes for severe problem behavior (self injury, aggression, property destruction), (b) the  skill-based treatment processes for interfering stereotypy, (c) the home-based assessment and treatment of sleep problems,  (d) home…