Assessment and Treatment of Sleep Problems Course (Jan 2021)

(Live via Zoom) This course will allow a professional-caregiver dyad the opportunity to learn about a behavioral approach to understanding and treating sleep problems. Each dyad will have the opportunity to conduct a sleep assessment and design a personalized sleep treatment, begin implementing the plan, and receive feedback and problem solving assistance as the plan…

UCP: PFA/SBT Process Videos

Tradewinds Education Center, the school-aged residential and education program of Upstate Cerebral Palsy in Utica, NY, has provided access to more videos depicting the Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill-based Treatment (SBT) process with a variety of learners in their care. See once such example below, which includes testimonial from the student’s parent. You can…

UCP: Video on PFA/SBT with Adults

In this video Upstate Cerebral Palsy’s Clinical Department provide an overview of their work with adults using the Practical Functional Assessment and Skill-based Treatment to address severe challenging behaviors for individuals with complex developmental disabilities. This team has worked with Dr. Hanley and the FTF Behavioral team for several years, working hard to improve their…

Skill-based Treatment: A Visual

Please enjoy this infographic that illustrates the Skill-based Treatment and the branching of Contextually Appropriate Behaviors (CAB). FTF Behavioral Consulting recently developed the infographic with Trade Winds Educational Center in Utica, NY. All teaching trials, in which CAB is targeted, involve the client first communicating, tolerating, relinquishing reinforcers, and transitioning to a context in which…

IISCA App Available

A beta-version of an app is available to help you collect data and graph your IISCA results! The app, titled IISCA, was created through a collaboration between Garage94 and FTF Behavioral Consulting. Special thanks to Andrea Mennitto, Luigi Iovino, and Jessica Peluso, a great behavior analytic programming team who will be sharing other creative programming with…

New On-Demand CEU Courses

FTF Behavioral Consulting is offering two courses taught by Drs. Hanley and Ruppel. Courses cover the Balance Program and effective interventions to reduce intervening stereotypy. Click the links below to learn more. The Balance Program Drs. Ruppel and Hanley presents: Balance: A Parent-Professional Approach to Emerging PB (4 CEUs) Click here to learn more. Effective…