Live: PFA/SBT design session (January 28, 2021)

Dear friends and colleagues, FTF is offering a live PFA/SBT design session (3 CEUs, 2 ethics, 1 supervision) on January 28th, 12-4 PM EST. This is an ideal next step for those professionals who have completed the 10-hr On-Demand PFA/SBT course and are looking for additional support with a specific case. This unique hands-on capacity-building…

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…