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Pairing: The How and Why to Building Positive Rapport With Your Students Before Teaching

November 14, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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A Professional Workshop – 2.5 CTLE Hours

November 14th 2018 4:30pm – 7pm
4 Yankee Place, Ellenville, NY 12428
Presented by Sandra Brownsey, MS, CAS

For students, including those with autism, when you see problem behavior (crying, whining, hitting, biting, flopping to the ground, etc.), oftentimes the demands are too high and/or the reinforcement is too low. To improve this situation, teachers, therapists, and other classroom staff, will learn about the about the importance of pairing.  Pairing is a behavioral procedure whereby materials, environments, and people are conditioned with reinforcement. Once this happens, we’re ready to begin to teach.  However, this is not a “one and done” strategy. In this workshop, participants will:

  • Be able to define pairing.
  • Learn strategies to effectively pair with materials and environments for better rapport.
  • Expand pairing activities to include peers and curriculum.

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Date: November 14, 2018
Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm