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APBS 2014 International Conference on Positive Behavior Support

  1. 1. If you attend only one conference this year, make it the MARCH 5 – 8, 2014 Pre-conference March 5 Chicago, Illinois Hyatt Regency Chicago Register Now & Save! Early Bird Deadline: January 21, 2014
  2. 2. 2  11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support Program Overview The Eleventh International Conference on Positive B ­ ehavior Support will feature over 150 oral presentations, posters, pre-conference and skill-building work­ shops highlighting empirical findings, assessment and intervention methods, current topics, and other aspects of Positive Behavior Support. Presentations and workshops will focus on ­ opics including: t School-Related • Academics • Individual Student Supports • Middle and High School Classrooms • School-wide Systems • District and State C ­ oordination of School-wide Systems Cross-Area Issues • Multi-cultural • Families • Mental Health • Training • Ethics, Policy and Best Practices in PBS • Research Topics and Grant Writing Developmental Disabilities/ ­ Children and Adults at Risk • Autism Spectrum Disorder and Aspergers ­ yndrome S • Community • Early Childhood Intervention • Individual Supports • Positive Behavior for Adults Who Should Attend • Administrators • Behavior Analysts • Behavior Specialists • Counselors • Early Interventionists • Educators/Special Educators ­ • Family Support Personnel • Parents/Family Members • Psychologists • Researchers • Social Workers Up-to-date information at www.apbs.org  3 Keynote Speakers Susan Barrett Susan Barrett is the Director of the PBIS Regional Training and Technical Assis­ ance Center at Sheppard Pratt t Health System. She has a Masters in Counseling Psychology and certification in Special Edu­ ation, having served as a teacher, adc ministrator and coordinator with Sheppard Pratt Health System since 1993. Susan is working with the OSEP Technical Assis­ ance Center on PBIS as an imt plementer partner. She assists with large-scale implementation of SW-PBS by providing training and technical assistance to states and districts across the country. She works with Johns Hopkins University to evaluate the impact of PBIS on students, school staff and school communities and serves on the Association of Positive Behavior Support’s Board of Directors.   More recently, Susan was hired to direct the training and technical assistance portion of the Maryland Safe and Supportive Schools grant (MDS3). Within the three-tiered logic of PBIS, MDS3 provides high schools with technical assistance to support systematic selection, implementation and monitoring of evidencebased practices that address substance use, student engagement (truancy), school violence and bullying.   She has also been co-leading the development of the Interconnected Systems Framework, a mental health and PBIS expansion effort as well as serving on a National Coaching workgroup to develop systems coaching materials, tools and curriculum.   Susan has published in the areas of large-scale adoption of SW-PBS, cost-benefit analysis, advanced tier system development, and adoption of evidence-based practices in schools. Lucille Eber, Ed.D. Lucille Eber, Ed.D., is the Director of the Illinois Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Network, sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education. This Network coordinates technical assistance and evaluation related to schoolwide PBIS in over 1,800 Illinois schools and includes implementation of wraparound and interagency initia-
  3. 3. 4  11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support Up-to-date information at www.apbs.org  5 tives for students with complex emotional and behavioral challenges. As a collaborative partner with the U.S. Department of Education’s National PBIS Center, Dr. Eber also ­ acilitates PBIS implementation and f training plans for states and school districts across the country. Dr. Eber is a former board member of both the n Illi­ ois Federation of Families (IFF), and the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFCCMH) and the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS).   She regularly publishes articles and chapters on wraparound, interagency systems of care and schoolwide positive behavior supports. Schedule Featured Speakers • Glen Dunlap, University of South Florida, Reno, NV • Tim Knoster, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA • Catherine Bradshaw, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11 a.m. Registration for Wednesday Workshop ­ ttendees A 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Pre-conference Workshops 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Registration/Information 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Family Orientation Thursday, March 6, 2014 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration/Information 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Family Orientation 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Exhibits Open 8 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Welcome/Opening/Keynote 9:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Reception/Poster Session Friday, March 7, 2014 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. About Chicago From the 26 miles of lakefront along beautiful Lake Michigan to the Magnificent Mile of shopping and e ­ ntertainment, Chicago has something to excite all tastes and styles. It has the most Regional Tony Award®-winning theatres in the nation—Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and Victory Gardens Theater. Chicago is one of only three U.S. c ­ ities with a Michelin Guide, and its world-renowned museums have exhibits that cover every aspect of h ­ uman culture, the Earth, and beyond. We invite you to experience Chicago’s breathtaking skyline, the aweinspiring Millennium Park, and the local charm. Start planning your trip now! For detailed information about Chicago nightlife, d ­ ining, and activities, visit www.choosechicago.com/ APBS2014. Registration/Information 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Exhibits Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions 12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch on Your Own Saturday, March 8, 2014 8 a.m. – Noon Registration/Information 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Morning Half-day Workshop 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Full-day Workshops Agenda is subject to change. All breakout sessions are scheduled for 75 minutes unless o ­ therwise noted. For complete registration information, online registration and printable copies of the registration form, go to www.apbs.org and click on the conference link in the menu on the left side.
  4. 4. 6  11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support Wednesday, March 5 Pre-conference Workshops APBS Skill-building Pre-conference workshops will be held on Wednesday, March 5 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. These workshops are led by professionals who make significant contributions to the successful application of PBS. Please plan to arrive early and join us for these informative sessions! Space is limited and pre-registration is necessary to ensure you are able to attend the workshop of your choice. SWK 101 – Taking a Walk Through a Classroom Coaching Guide Stephanie Martinez, Kathy Christiansen, Devon Minch and Anna Winneker, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Participants will learn a process for coaching teachers to apply PBS principles within their classrooms. Utilizing case scenarios, participants will practice using a Classroom Coaching Guide. Electronic copies of the guide will be provided. SWK 102 – PreSET Training: Measuring Critical Features of PW-PBIS in Early Childhood Settings Elizabeth Steed, University of Colorado, Denver, CO This intensive workshop will train individuals to reliability on the Preschool Evaluation Tool (PreSET). P ­ articipants will leave being able to administer and score PreSET in early childhood settings. Up-to-date information at www.apbs.org  7 SWK 104 – Implementing Tier 1 of the PBIS Framework: Practices for Initial Implementers Sharon Lohrmann, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ During this workshop you will receive strategies, tools and process for implementing Tier 1 and building buyin among staff and students. Come prepared for activities and to walk away with tons of tools and ideas. SWK 105 – Prevent-Teach-Reinforce: An Evidence-based Team-friendly Tier 3 Behavior Intervention Rose Iovannone, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL FBAs are not often implemented as intended in schools. Prevent-Teach-Reinforce, a research supported team-friendly FBA process, will be described. Participants will learn the steps, view video examples, and obtain teacher-friendly tools used by school teams. SWK 106 – Integrating Mental Health Within a School-wide System of PBIS Lucille Eber, Illinois PBIS Network, Westmont, IL and Kelly Perales, Community Care Behavioral Health, Camp Hill, PA This workshop will describe the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF), a structure and process for blending education and mental health systems through multi-tiered behavior support systems in schools, including key features, implementation tools and fieldbased examples. SWK 103 – Using Screening Data to Inform Decision Making in Tiered Systems of Support Kathleen Lane, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS and Wendy Oakes, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ We explain how to build comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered models using input from all faculty and staff, with an emphasis on using reliable, valid systematic screening procedures to identify students requiring secondary and tertiary supports. For complete registration information, online registration and printable copies of the registration form, go to www.apbs.org and click on the conference link in the menu on the left side. Cover images: © City of Chicago; above © Cesar Russ Photography
  5. 5. 8  11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support Up-to-date information at www.apbs.org  9 Saturday, March 8 BCBA and Graduate Credits Skill-building Workshops Credits other than those noted below will not be o ­ ffered at the conference this year. APBS Skill-building Workshops will be held in the morning on ­ aturday, March 8. These participatory S workshops are led by professionals who are making s ­ ignificant contributions to the successful application of PBS. Space is limited and pre-registration is necessary to ensure you are able to attend the workshop of your choice. Half-day Workshop: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. SWK 107 – Leading and Coaching the Implementation of an Integrated Problem Solving Process Brian Gaunt, Clark Dorman and Amanda March, ­ niversity of South Florida, Tampa, FL U A core element of a Multi-tiered System of Supports is a comprehensive data system and data-based problem solving process. This workshop will highlight how leadership and coaching are essential for implementing effective data utilization practices. Full-day Workshops: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SWK 108 – Classroom Management Strategies for All Three Levels Using Contingencies, Rewards and Interventions Laura Riffel, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS Participants will leave with classroom management strategies at the universal, targeted group, and intensive need levels. Interventions from schools all over the world will be shared along with success stories and examples. SWK 109 – Team Initiated Problem Solving II (TIPS II) Workshop Anne Todd, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Dale Cusumano, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; Diane LaMaster, Illinois PBIS Network, LaGrange Park, IL The TIPS II Training Curriculum will be used to teach teams critical skills for implementing TIPS when using Office Discipline Referral (SWIS) data. Participants will work in teams to use TIPS with simulated data. A Certificate of Attendance will be available at the end of the conference for those wishing to submit contact hours to your professional development organization. The Certificate can be picked up at the registration desk on the last day of the conference. BCBA Type 2 Credits The Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) designates this conference for a maximum of 27 continuing education unit hours (3.5 hours for March 5, 16.5 hours for March 6-7 and 7 hours for March 8). Each attendee should claim only those credit hours that were actually spent in the educational activity (session, workshop, poster session). ­ Permission is being sought for Board Certified Behavior Analysts (Type 2 credits) from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. BCBA Credits will be offered for $5 per hour. All n ­ ecessary paperwork will be available at the conference. A list of sessions approved for BCBA credits will be posted on the website closer to the conference. Portland State University Graduate Credit Available Attend the 2014 Annual APBS Conference in Chicago, Illinois from March 5–8, 2014 and earn one or two graduate credits through the Continuing Education Department of Portland State University’s Graduate School of Education. Tuition: $75 for 1 credit | $130 for 2 credits Registration: Look for the PSU information table at the conference. Requirements: Assignment instructions will be available at the conference. All papers must be submitted by Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Professor Randall De Pry at rdepry@pdx.edu.
  6. 6. 10  11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support Up-to-date information at www.apbs.org  11 Grades, Receipts, and Transcripts: The course above will be graded Spring Term 2014. Grades will be available on the PSU website on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. For instructions on accessing your grade, obtaining a receipt, or getting transcripts, visit http://www.pdx. edu/ceed/cooperative-credit-program-information-forstudents. More Information: To request a copy of the assignment instructions or to get information about partnering with PSU to offer credit for your school or district’s professional development activities, contact Julie Wolleck at jwolleck@pdx.edu. Registration Fees CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE TYPE APBS Member APBS Family Member Non-Member APBS Student Member Early Bird (on or before Jan. 21) Regular (on or before Feb. 19) On-site (after Feb. 19) US $125 US $150 US $175 US   $50 US   $50 US   $50 US $195 US $225 US $250 US   $­ 0 4 US   $50 US   $50 Full Conference Registration: The registration fee for the 11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support includes admission to all break-out sessions, the conference reception/poster session and conference materials. The registration fee does not include meals. Your registration form must be received (not postmarked) on or before the dates specified below to r ­ eceive the reduced rate. APBS Student and APBS Family Registration: APBS Student Members and APBS Family Members are entitled to the same privileges as full conference registrants. Students are required to present valid identification at the time of registration if purchasing Student membership on-site. Skill-building Workshop Registration: (Workshops will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5th and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8th.) Separate registration for Skill-building Workshops is required. Attendees may register for Skill-building Workshops only or can register for workshops in addi- tion to either of the registration types listed above. The Skill-building Workshop registration includes admission to the workshop, a copy of the Workshop notes, and a copy of the conference program. Please note: Each Workshop requires a separate fee and ticket. Pre-registration is advised, as there will be no wait list for sold out Workshops. In addition, Workshop notes are not available for purchase. Please be sure to register for only ONE Wednesday and/or One Saturday Workshop. All Workshops are subject to cancellation if minimum attendance numbers are not met. Registrants of cancelled Workshops will have the option of attending another Workshop or receiving a full refund of the Workshop registration fee. Skill-building Workshop Registration Fees WEDNESDAY PRE-CONFERENCE AND SATURDAY SKILL-BUILDING WORKSHOP FEE TYPE Half-day Full-day APBS Member US   $75 US $110 APBS Student/APBS Family Member US   $50 US   $90 Non-Member US $110 US $150 Accommodations Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601 Phone: 312-565-1234 Reservation link to receive conference rates: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/PositiveBehavior2014. If you call the hotel to reserve your room, please state that you will be attending the Association for Positive B ­ ehavior Support Conference. The Hyatt Regency Chicago must ­ eceive ­ eservations by no later than r r Monday, February 3, 2014. After this date, the balance of the rooms will be ­ eleased back to the hotel. r Room Type Rate* $189 Single $199 Double $224 Triple $249 Quadruple *Plus applicable taxes
  7. 7. Pre-conference, Wed., March 5 and Skill-building Workshops, Sat. March 8 Hyatt Regency Chicago CHICAGO, ILLINOIS MARCH 5 – 8, 2014 Register now for the best rates! C/O USF 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd., MHC 2113A Tampa, FL 33612

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