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2014-2015 PEPSA Regional Training Calendar

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FAU

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration

THE BRAIN AND ASD - ITS IMPACT ON INSTRUCTION

Dr. Brenda Smith Myles Fort Pierce Oct 21, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open

INFANTS AT RISK OF DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS: EARLY BEHAVIOR-ANALYTIC INTERVENTIONS

Dr. Martha Pelaez Jupiter February 26, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

AM SESSION: FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENTS

PM SESSION: BEDTIME PROBLEMS & OTHER SLEEP CONCERNS

Dr. Ennio Cipani Jupiter October 17, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed
COLLABORATING WITH PARENTS – TIPS FOR SCHOOL PROFESSIONALS FOR AVOIDING CONFLICT AND LITIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION MATTERS Julie Weatherly, Esq. Jupiter September 18, 2015
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Closed
COLLABORATING WITH SCHOOLS – TIPS FOR PARENTS FOR COLLABORATING WITH SCHOOL PROFESSIONALS AND AVOIDING CONFLICT Julie Weatherly Jupiter September 19, 2015
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Closed
SUMMER ACADEMY 2015 Dr. Merrill Winston, BCBA-D &
Dr. Julie Causton-Theoharis
Jupiter July 27-28, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

VERBAL BEHAVIOR MILESTONE ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT PROGRAM (VB-MAPP)

Mark L. Sundberg, Ph.D, BCBA Jupiter December 12, 2014
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

AM SESSION: MINIMIZING RESTRAINT USE THROUGH GOOD PREVENTION AND DE-ESCALATION STRATEGIES

PM SESSION: ANTECEDENT MANIPULATIONS: THE RISKS OF OVERUSE & AVERSIVES: THE GOOD, BAD, AND THE UGLY

Merrill Winston, Ph.D, BCBA Jupiter October 3, 2014
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed

FSU

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration

BUILDING A BRIDGE TOWARDS SUCCESS: SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM

John Miller Crestview May 14, 2016
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

TEACH YOUR STUDENT WELL

Steve Ward, BCBA Panama City April 26, 2016
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

MAKING SENSE OF SENSORY PROCESSING

Jennifer Kiellach, OTR/L Tallahassee March 21, 2016
Session 1: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session 2: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Closed

USING THE SCERTS MODEL FRAMEWORK TO GUIDE PRIORITIES FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP Tallahassee Dec 14-15, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

NORTHWEST FLORIDA SUMMER AUTISM INSTITUTE

Chrissy Ogilvie, Ph.D; Laura Brumfield, MA, BCBA; & Merrill Winston, Ph.D Milton August 3-5, 2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

ACTIVELY ENGAGING YOUR STUDENTS WHILE BUILDING A CARING COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS - PM Session

Mara Sapon-Shevin, Ph.D. Tallahassee March 23, 2015
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Closed

ACTIVELY ENGAGING YOUR STUDENTS WHILE BUILDING A CARING COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS - AM Session

Mara Sapon-Shevin, Ph.D. Tallahassee March 23, 2015
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Closed

A BASIC OVERVIEW OF POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT

Dr. Rob Horner Chipley February 19, 2015
8:00 am – 4:00 pm (CST)
Closed

THE SCERTS MODEL – INTRODUCTION & PROGRAM DESIGN

Amy Laurent, Ed.M., OTR/L Tallahassee December 2-3, 2014
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

THE SCERTS MODEL – INTRODUCTION & PROGRAM DESIGN - ONLINE

Amy Laurent, Ed.M., OTR/L Online December 2-3, 2014
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

SKILLS FOR SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

John Miller, M.S. Panama City November 14, 2014
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

UCF

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration

WELCOME TO MY WORLD: UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING ASD IN GENERAL EDUCATION SETTINGS

Dr. Brenda Smith Myles Kissimmee June 15, 2016
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed

PECS LEVEL 1 TRAINING

Jo-Anne Matteo, MS, CCC-SLP Orlando June 13, 2016
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed

A FUNCTION-BASED DIAGNOSTIC BEHAVIORAL SYSTEM: ADDRESSING PROBLEM & REPLACEMENT BEHAVIORS

Dr. Ennio Cipani Orlando May 13, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH: HELPING STUDENTS WITH ASD SUCCEED

John Miller, M.A. Orlando June 12, 2015
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

BLENDING EXECUTIVE FUNCTION COACHING & CBT TO ENHANCE OUTCOMES FOR INDIVIDUALS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

Chris Abildgaard, NCSP, LPC, NCC Orlando June 5, 2015
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

THE SENSORY CHILD GETS ORGANIZED & READING FOR MATH – WELL BEYOND “KEY WORDS”

Carolyn Dalgliesh and Sheryl Schmucker Daytona Beach September 27, 2014
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed

UF - Gainesville

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration

SUMMER LITERACY INSTITUTE READING COMPREHENSION: SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM

Dr. Kirstina Ordetx Gainesville Aug 1-2, 2016
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Open

SUMMER LITERACY INSTITUTE READING COMPREHENSION: SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM

Dr. Kirstina Ordetx ONLINE Aug 1-2, 2016
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Open

NAVIGATING EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES FOR ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN ASD

Danielle Liso, Ph.D., BCBA-D & Ann-Marie Orlando, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Gainesville Jul 20 - 21, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open

MOTIVATING AND INSPIRING STUDENTS WITH ASD THROUGH INTERESTS

John Miller Gainesville June 17, 2016
8:30 am – 10:00 am
closed

EMBEDDING SELF-ADVOCACY FROM SCHOOL TO ADULTHOOD

John Miller Gainesville June 17, 2016
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Closed

WHICH ROAD IS TO BE TAKEN: A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM & ASPERGER’S

John Miller Gainesville June 17, 2016
12:45 am – 2:15 pm
Closed

SCALING THE SUMMIT: GETTING A JOB AND KEEPING IT

John Miller Gainesville June 17, 2016
2:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

INCLUSION INFORMATION SERIES PART 4: PUTTING IDEAS INTO PRACTICE

Teri Jones & the Newberry Elementary Inclusion Team Online May 19, 2016
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Closed

INCLUSION INFORMATION SERIES PART 3: CREATING AN INCLUSIVE CULTURE THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT

Lisa Rowland &
Sherry Lindsey
Online May 12, 2016
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Closed

INCLUSION INFORMATION SERIES PART 2: STARTING EARLY; AGES 0-5

Sharon Hennessey &
Stacy Ellis
Online March 31, 2016
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Closed

INCLUSION INFORMATION SERIES: MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES ON WHY INCLUSION IS IMPORTANT & HOW TO MAKE IT WORK – PART 1

Erika Boyd &
Kimberlee Oakes
Online March 10, 2016
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Closed

SUMMER LITERACY INSTITUTE: SLAYING THE READING COMPREHENSION & WRITING COMPOSITION DRAGONS

Catherine Zenko, M.S. CCC-SLP & Michelle Hite, M.S., CCC-SLP Gainesville July 21-23, 2015
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed

SUMMER LITERACY INSTITUTE: SLAYING THE READING COMPREHENSION & WRITING COMPOSITION DRAGONS-ONLINE

Catherine Zenko, M.S. CCC-SLP & Michelle Hite, M.S., CCC-SLP Online July 21-23, 2015
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed

THE LEARNING STYLE PROFILE FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Dr. Patrick Rydell Ocala January 23, 2015
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Closed

THE LEARNING STYLE PROFILE FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Dr. Patrick Rydell Online January 23, 2015
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Closed

UF - Jacksonville

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration
WORKING WITH KIDS WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM & EFFECTIVE BEHAVIOR-MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR KIDS WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM: PRACTICAL MAGIC Melisa Genaux, M. Ed.. Jacksonville June 15, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed
YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE THIS KID Paula Kluth, Ph.D. Jacksonville June 14, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed
A BRIDGE TO WHERE? TRANSITION IN THE ERA OF COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D. Jacksonville June 13, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed
A LAND WE CAN SHARE – LITERACY FOR STUDENTS WITH ASD Paula Kluth, Ph.D. Online March 10, 2016
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Closed

ENGINEERING IS EVERYWHERE

Tyler Ley, Ph.D. Online March 7, 2016
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Closed

GOT TRANSITION? ESSENTIAL INFORMATION FOR BECOMING AN ADULT!

Dr. Kristine Webb Jacksonville June 17, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

PSEUDOSCIENCE IN ASD TREATMENT: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROFESSIONALS AND PARENTS and USING IPADS AND TABLETS FOR AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION IN ASD: RESEARCH-BASED STRATEGIES FOR PRACTITIONERS AND CARETAKERS

Dr. Oliver Wendt Jacksonville June 16, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

THE VERBAL BEHAVIOR MILESTONES ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT PROGRAM (VB‐MAPP)

Dr. Mark Sundberg, BCBA-D Jacksonville June 15, 2015
9:00 am – 400 pm
Closed

GOT TRANSITION? ESSENTIAL INFORMATION FOR BECOMING AN ADULT!

Dr. Kristine Webb Jacksonville January 12, 2015
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Closed

UM - NSU

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration
SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH AUTISM, COMMUNICATION, & BEHAVIORAL CHALLENGES Pat Mirenda, Ph.D., BCBA-D Ft. Lauderdale June 23-24, 2016
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed
ISSUES IN AUTISM: SOCIAL THINKING ACROSS THE HOME AND SCHOOL DAY – THE ILAUGH MODEL Nancy Tarshis, M.A., M.S., CCC-SLP Davie April 2, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

3 R’S TO BULLYING PREVENTION FOR STUDENTS WITH ASD: RECOGNIZE, RESPOND, REPORT

Lori Ernsperger, Ph.D., BCBA Coral Gables Oct 30, 2015
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

APPS IN CONTEXT: ALIGNING TECHNOLOGY WITH METHODOLOGIES AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR STUDENTS WITH ASD

Sean Sweeny, M.S., M.Ed., CCC-SLP Ft. Lauderdale June 25-26, 2015
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

COMMUNICATION SUPPORTS FOR PROBLEM BEHAVIOR

Mirenda, Ph.D., BCBA Ft. Lauderdale April 11, 2015
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed

SKILLS FOR SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

John Miller, M.S., BCBA Coral Gables Feb 17, 2015
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Closed

MULTISENSORY INSTRUCTION: STRATEGIES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS WITH ASD

Jennifer Lingle, M.Ed. Coral Gables Nov 4, 2014
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Closed

USF

Training Information Presenter (s) Location Date/Time Registration
15TH ANNUAL AUTISM SUMMER INSTITUTE Various Tampa July 26-27, 2016
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Open
ESE WARS EPISODE 3 – THE RETURN OF DARTH (TASK) EVADER: OVERCOMING PROBLEMS WITH TASK AVOIDANT BEHAVIOR Merrill Winston Ph.D., BCBA Fort Myers February 18, 2016
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed

14TH ANNUAL AUTISM SUMMER INSTITUTE

Various Tampa July 28-29, 2015
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

PROBLEMS THAT LEAD TO BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS

Merrill Winston Ph.D., BCBA Fort Myers Apr 20, 2015
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed

PROMISING PATHWAYS

Chantal Sicile-Kira Estero Apr 11, 2015
8:00 am – 3:15 pm
Closed
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