CalABA Conference Recap

March 4, 2014, TBH Blog
TBH Blog

Trumpet Behavioral Health Attends 32nd Regional CalABA Conference

Team Members Trumpet Professional Learning Opportunities

Clinicians and administrators at Trumpet Behavioral Health took part in the 32nd Annual Western Regional Conference Feb. 28 through March 2nd in Burlingame, Cali. The California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA) is of special interest to college and university faculty, researchers, administrators, and practitioners in the fields of behavior analysis, psychology, regular and special education, rehabilitation, public health, behavioral medicine, speech and language, social work, business, and human services.

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Judy Favell holds her Jerry Shook Advocacy Award

Trumpet was honored to have two team members on the conference committee, including Dr. Linda LeBlanc, BCBA-D, who served as the conference chair. Dr. LeBlanc and Dr. Catherine Miltenberger presented in the Symposium “Technology as a Multiplie in ABA Treatment for Autism.” Dr. LeBlanc spoke on “A Comparison of Headsprout and Direct Instruction to Teach Literacy Skills to Children with Autism.”

Dr. Amber Valentino, Clinical Director of Trumpet’s Central Coast region, chaired and presented data in a Symposium on Current Research and Verbal Behavior. Her study was based on “Using a Pre-Requisite Skills Assessment to Identify Optimal Modalities for Mand Training.”

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Tom Higbee Provided the Glenda Vittemberga Memorial Lecture

Sarah Veazey, a Senior Clinician in the Central Coast region, presented her study “Teaching Community Safety to a Pre-Adolescent with Developmental Delay.” Veazey, having worked in the field for 5 years, has experience that includes parent and teacher training, toilet training for children and young adults, and early intervention.

A platinum sponsor of the 32nd Annual Western Regional Conference, Trumpet Behavioral Health supports CalABA’s mission to promote the science and theory of behavior analysis through the support of research, education and practice. Our organization looks forward to future conference involvement with CalABA to promote quality assurance in behavior analysis.

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