Pediatrics SIG Webinar Series, Course 1
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The Pediatrics Special Interest Group is excited to bring you Course 1 of a 3 part webinar series. This series is being offered only to FPTA members at this time. There is no cost to attend any of the courses. You can register to attend 1 or all 3!

When: Tuesday 02/25/2020
From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Zoom Online
United States
Contact: Jamie Holloway

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Meeting Information

The Pediatrics Special Interest Group is excited to bring you Course 1 of the 3 part webinar series. The first course will have a presentation on "Behavior Strategies for the Pediatric PT/PTA" Presented by Julie Van Wheelden, PhD.

Provides 1.5 hours of continuing education towards Florida license renewal.


PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a confirmation email from FPTA once you have registered. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact FPTA at or 850.222.1243 to assist with registration to ensure you receive the link to the webinar and webinar password.

About the Presentation

Course Objectives:

  1. Introduction to Behavior Therapy
       o Frequency of behavior problems
       o Cyclical Nature
       o Definition
       o Ethics
       o Basic Behavioral terms
           Classical conditioning
           Operant conditioning
              • Reinforcement and Punishment
           Functional Behavior Analysis (ABC’s)

    2. General strategies for supporting behavior in session
        o Preparation
        o Consistency and routine 
           Visual Schedule
           Breaks
           Transitions
       o Choice and autonomy
       o Balance across activities
       o Directives and Questions
       o Reinforcement
           Selective Attention

    3. Additional considerations
       o Developmental Delays/ASD
       o Anxiety
       o Trauma

    4.  Questions and Answer time for specific feedback

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