Big Ideas and New Discoveries

FTF is excited to announce an upcoming series of free events, Big Ideas and New Discoveries, organized exclusively for professionals credentialed in the Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill Based Treatment (SBT) of severe problem behavior. Monthly, via Zoom, an FTF consultant will host a 60-minute interactive presentation of advanced topics with respect to the…

The Expert Reviewer Series

Dear Colleagues, FTF is pleased to announce free access to two of our article review courses: Ghaemmaghami et al. (2020). Functional Communication Training (FCT): From Efficacy to Effectiveness. Access code: FCTFREE https://ftfbc.com/courses/functional-communication-training-fct-from-efficacy-to-effectiveness-1-ceu/ Jessel et al. (2021). On the Occurrence of Dangerous Problem Behavior During Functional Analysis: An Evaluation of 30 Applications. Access code: IISCAFREE https://ftfbc.com/courses/on-the-occurrence-of-dangerous-problem-behavior-during-functional-analysis-an-evaluation-of-30-applications-2021-1-ceu/…

ABAkadabra’s SBT Web App Presentation and Demonstration

The video below is a presentation and demonstration of the ABAkadabra’s SBT Web App by Alexandra Beckwith of FTF Behavioral Consulting. You will find that this video is similar to the one hosted on the PFA-SBT Facebook group. However, in this video, Alex goes into more depth by using a combination of PowerPoint presentation and…

PFA/SBT presentation at a School Board Meeting in Ontario, Canada

Click on this video to see Samantha Mulcaster, M.S., BCBA , describe the outcomes from a pilot project evaluating the effects of the Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill-Based Treatment (SBT) model in schools within the Greater Essex County School District of Ontario, Canada. This video is worth watching to learn about the meaningful outcomes produced…

Learn More about FTF

Learn about FTF Behavioral Consulting and get to know about their mission and plan for 2021. A special thanks to Ryan O’Donnell for recording and producing this video! Learn more about FTF and the company goals for 2021.

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…

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…

Narrated Slides with IISCA Rationale

Research has indicated that better outcomes are obtained when treatment is informed by a functional assessment process that includes a functional analysis. It is important to recognize, however, that even clear functional analysis outcomes require interpretation of the controlling variables within the analysis and inference as to whether those variables are controlling problem behavior in…