Pre-Recorded Online Trainings and Webinars

Pre-Recorded Online Trainings and Webinars

Available Online Training

Summit Summer Programs: Strategies to Support This Upcoming School Year’s Educators

https://nysrcasd.org/events/723/registrations/new

Presented by David Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Director of Community Consulting & Clinical Services at The Summit Center

  • This webinar is designed for educators who will be working with a student this upcoming school year who has (or would have) attended one of Summit’s 5-week summer treatment programs (i.e., Community Connections Program or ADHD STP). The emphasis of this training is to highlight the various components of the summer programs that are evidence-based (proven to be effective) and to indicate how these strategies and techniques can be adapted for use in a school-based program. The goal of this training is to help generalize the gains and successes the students demonstrate during the summer program into the upcoming school year.

Redefining Consequence: Considerations and Strategies for Addressing Challenging Behaviors (for Professionals)

https://nysrcasd.org/events/714/registrations/new

Presented by David Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Director of Community Consulting & Clinical Services at The Summit Center

  • This webinar is designed for educators, related service providers, and community professionals who work with a child who demonstrates recurring challenging behaviors. This presentation goes beyond determining the cause of challenging behaviors and examines how many conventional ways of responding to difficult behavior contribute to the persistence of challenges. Practical evidence- based strategies to decrease maladaptive behaviors, increase adaptive alternative behaviors, and evaluate the effectiveness of intervention plans will be offered.  Attendees will consider whether their current means of responding to challenging behaviors include the necessary elements to build skills and curtail future problematic behaviors. Specific case examples will be provided.

Redefining Consequence: Considerations and Strategies for Addressing Challenging Behaviors (for parents/caregivers)

https://nysrcasd.org/events/711/registrations/new

Presented by David Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Director of Community Consulting & Clinical Services at The Summit Center

  • This webinar is designed for families of school-age children with disabilities. This presentation highlights how for some children many conventional ways of responding to difficult behavior contribute to the persistence of challenges. Practical strategies to increase more positive behaviors will be offered. Examples will be provided.

Effective Prompting Strategies Used to Teach Vocational Skills

https://nysrcasd.org/events/712/registrations/new

Presented by Lori Simmons, Transition Coordinator and Supervising Clinician at The Summit Center

  • All school personnel, including classroom aides, personal care aides, and related service providers. This presentation will describe various prompting strategies and discusses how to potentially apply them to the vocational setting. Prompt fading will be covered, as well as some pitfalls that can lead to prompt dependency.

Building Skills vs. Doing Skills:  Considerations and Strategies for Reducing Adult Supports & Fostering Independence

https://nysrcasd.org/events/694/registrations/new

Presented by David Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Director of Community Consulting & Clinical Services at The Summit Center

  • All school personnel, including classroom aides, personal care aides, related service providers and families of school-age children with disabilities. This webinar is designed for all professionals/caregivers who support a child with a developmental disability or disruptive behavior disorder.  Emphasis will be placed on the provision of assistance (or “aiding”), to emphasize the important role of building skills rather than doing skills.  Participants will leave with a framework for fostering independence that includes attending to and tracking prompts/accommodations, developing and implementing individualized independence plans (IIPs), and establishing means to monitor progress.  Specific cases and solutions will be provided.

Implementing Visuals in the Classroom

https://nysrcasd.org/events/713/registrations/new

Presented by Christine Ray, MS. Ed, Clinical Trainer at The Summit Center

  • All school personnel, including classroom aides, personal care aides, related service providers and families of school-age children with disabilities. Visual Supports are tools that aide individuals in interacting and appropriately responding to different stimuli and events within their natural environment. Participants will learn to identify how to utilize visuals throughout the school day, be provided examples of different visual supports, and learn the role of reinforcement when using Visual Supports.  Fading visual supports will also be discussed.

Online Training & Webinars

Summit’s on-line training library features FREE trainings for professionals and parents. See descriptions below of the currently available titles.

How to Register:

  • Enter the training center at http://thesummitcentertraining.org/
  • Begin the registration process as a “New User.”  By signing up, you will be granted access to the training.
  • After filling out the appropriate fields, you will receive an email indicating that your account is approved.
  • Log in to the Summit’s Training Center with your new username and password.
  • You will be directed to the online training homepage. From here, you can select the “Inclusive Programming for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders” training to begin.
Online Training Center Instructions