Target Audience


Interest Area
  • Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Health
  • Families
Expertise Level
  • General
  • Professional
Age Level
  • Adult


Graduate Credit & Continuing Education

Graduate credit toward EBD licensure and continuing education clock hours are available.


Custom Workshops

The workshop can be customized based on experience level, particular needs and available workshop time. For more information on developing a custom workshop, please contact us.


Related Resources


S.T.A.I.R.S. Training

This intensive training seminar is designed to provide professionals serving students with emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) with curriculum-based skills to teach and promote prosocial development. While the content includes essential behavior management competencies, the emphasis is on a curriculum approach to remediating the personal and interpersonal skill deficits of students with learning and challenging behaviors.

Detailed training descriptions & options (pdf - S. Braaten) 

START Workshop promo presentation (pdf - S. Albrecht)

BICA Training:  S.T.A.I.R.S.

Strategies & Techniques for Aggression Intervention & Replacement Skills

Training Options


Stage 1: Awareness

Keynote
1-2 hour

Stage 2: Application

2 days

Stage 3: Independence

3 days

Trainer-of-Trainers
Please contact us


Skill Areas:

Participants will learn:


  • identify appropriate measures for assessing student needs and current levels of performance;
  • demonstrate proficiency with basic strategies for teaching personal and interpersonal skills;
  • demonstrate skill in selecting relevant/appropriate curricula for the needs of students;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in teaching problem solving skills;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in teaching social skills;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in aggression replacement training;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in stress management and empathy training;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in developing and leading groups;
  • demonstrate knowledge of group management skills;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in transfer and maintenance of student behaviors. 


Faculty


Sheldon Braaten, Ph.D.
Susan Albrecht, Ed.D.

Promoting improved services for troubled youth

since 1982



Social Skills
START
STAIRS

Training Length
up to 1 day
2-3 days
5 days

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Skillstreaming Book/CD











ART® Book/CD











The Prepare Curriculum

Topics Included
Social Skills
Choose from:
-Early Childhood
- Elementary
- Adolescent
Adolescent
Adolescent
Anger Control
NO
Yes
Yes
Moral Reasoning
NO
Yes
Yes
Situational Perception
NO
NO
Yes
Problem Solving
NO
NO
Yes
Stress Management
NO
NO
Yes
Recruiting Supportive Models
NO
NO
Yes
Empathy
NO
NO
Yes
Cooperation
NO
NO
Yes
Understanding/Using Groups
NO
NO
Yes