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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.


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Skill Areas:

Participants will learn:


  • A model for understanding behavioral/social deficiencies;
  • A framework for psychological skills training;
  • The Skillstreaming* curriculum;
  • How to run training groups;
  • How to deal with resistance;
  • How to enhance generalization of learned skills;
  • How to develop an implementation plan; and
  • Helpful supplemental resources.


Faculty


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

Social Skills Training

Stage 1: Awareness
​Keynote
1-2 hour
Stage 2: Application
​1 day
Stage 3: Independence
​2 days
Training-of-Trainers
3 days
Interest Area
  • Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Health
  • Families
Expertise Level
  • General
  • Professional
Age Level
  • Adult

Training Options

BICA Training:  Skillstreaming/Social Skills



Scheduled Workshops:


 DATE
TYPE
TIME
LOCATION
COST
REGISTRATION
TBATraining for Trainers
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
BICA - Little Canada, MN
$295
TBA

Target Audience

Skillstreaming Training will briefly discuss the scope of challenging behavior among children, and provide participants with background and rationale for teaching prosocial skills with the Skillstreaming curricula as one essential component of prosocial development.


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


A Training for Trainers advanced course is intended for individuals who have experience using the Skillstreaming curriculum (any level) and seek to provide staff training at the local agency or school district level.


Training for Trainers - Detailed Description and Sample Agenda (pdf - S. Braaten)


Skillstreaming Training Agenda:


  • Introduction
  • factors contributing to challenging behavior
  • learning based interventions
  • Instruction and demonstration on using the Skillstreaming curricula
  • Rehearsal (Role Playing) - Skillstreaming training with debriefing
  • Transfer and Maintenance - generalization
  • Management of Behavior Problems
  • Developing Implementation Plans
  • Q & A​

    *Skillstreaming (the Adolescent, the Elementary School Child, in Early Childhood, Autism) from Research Press.


Social Skills/Skillstreaming
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
YesYes
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