Professional & Para-Professional Trainings and Workshops

Summer Autism Training Institute: Beyond the Basics

Presented by Spectrum Services staff, this 4-part workshop series is designed to provide teachers, therapist, and other educational professionals with an understanding of Applied Behavior Analysis/Verbal Behavior, visual supports, and language development strategies. Click Here for Details!

Kingston Series
Focusing on older elementary students through young adolescence.

Thursdays July: 11, 18, 25 Aug: 1
4pm – 7pm
70 Kukuk Lane
Kingston, NY 12401

Ellenville Series
Focusing on preschool and young elementary aged students

Tuesdays July: 9, 16, 23, 30
4pm – 7pm
4 Yankee Place
Ellenville, NY 12428

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Training

A six-hour, two-day training in the prevention and intervention of harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, and discrimination in schools. This training meets the NYS Education training requirement for professionals applying for certificates or licensure, including, but not limited to teaching assistants, classroom teachers, school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, school administrators or supervisors, and superintendents of schools.

Next Dignity for All Students Act Training
Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24th at our Kingston School. Click Here for Details!
Tuesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 19 at our Ellenville School. Click Here for Details!


Understanding Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This course will provide an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and effective treatment practices. A review of diagnostic categories, etiology, and current research will establish the foundation for this course. Key factors that impact individuals within an educational setting will be discussed (e.g. communication, social skills, executive functioning, sensory, and behavioral characteristics) and support strategies and evidence based teaching methodologies will be presented. Participants will be introduced to functional behavior assessments and how they are used to develop positive behavioral support plans.

Next Understanding Students with Autism Training

Stay tuned for the next offering of this course!