Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

It's All About YOU: Using Behavior Analytic and Instructional Strategies to Improve Student Outcomes (Four-Day Training Series)

October 22, 2019 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

This is a four-day training series, by registering for this event, you are registering for all four of the following dates:

  • October 22 & 23, 2019
  • November 19 & 20, 2019

Each day begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM.

In this four-day training, participants will learn evidence-based instructional strategies needed to work students with behavioral challenges, students with ASD and other students with complex needs. Intervention always includes instruction! Strategies will include teaching methods to use before, during and after behaviors occur. This training is designed to provide participants with tools to intervene before instructional errors or behaviors can occur, resulting in measurable student progress. This Train the Trainer model will provide participants with training tools to go back to their districts and train direct care staff, teachers, other service providers, etc. Participants will be required to demonstrate competency in the skills learned in this training. This training is designed for people who work directly with students within the classroom setting, trainers, direct service providers, educational leaders, coordinators or other professionals charged with providing training to other adult learners and who are confident in doing so in an applied learning context.  Teams of two or more are recommended. Coffee and bottled water is provided. Lunch (on your own).

Learning Targets

Day 1 & Day 2

1.   Antecedent Interventions (Opportunities to Respond, Behavior Momentum, Pre-Correction, Choice, etc.)

2.   Objective observation and Report Writing

3.   Measurement and Graphing

4.   Reinforcement, Prompting and Prompt Fading, and Stimulus Fading

Day 3 & Day 4

5.   Shaping, Task Analysis, Errorless teaching and Error correction - Hands on practice with a partner 

6.   Professional Practice (Treatment integrity, Confidentiality, etc.)

7.   Train the Trainer – Practice training components using the Behavior Skills Training Model in small groups

  • Please indicate in "Accommodations" if you will need a lactation room. 
  • Participants will only receive CE credit if they attend the whole training and do not leave early.
  • Particpants are required to watch 5 online webinars before the training.
  • Participants will participate in an Intermission Activity event to present on strategies learned from the training, and to provide student outcome data.  This event will be discussed in detail at the training. 
  • This training aligns with KSBE mission and goals by focusing on individualizing student programming and providing evidenced based strategies to improve student outcomes. 


This event is approved for Type 2 continuing education units for BCaBAs and BCBAs by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. The BACB does not warrant, endorse, sponsor, or approve or partner with the event, organization, or instructor.  12 CEUs will be awarded for completion of all requirements. The content for this event is considered intermediate. There is no fee.  For further information, contact Peggy VonFeldt, peggyv@tasnatbs.org.

Approved for continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

Learning Objectives


This event is part of an Event Series. You can register for the full series all at once here.

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Time October 22, 2019 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Check In at 7:30 am
8:00am.-3:30pm. each day
Format Meet In Person
0.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider(s) Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports
Contact Pamala Scharping
(316) 200-6539
Trainer Pamala Scharping, Peggy VonFeldt
BCBA, LBA Training Dates: October 22 & 23, 2019 and November 19 & 20, 2019
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Venue Finnup Center for Conservation Education
312 E Finnup Dr. Garden City, KS 67846
Finnup Center for Conservation Education