The 19th International Virtual Conference on Positive Behavior Support

19th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. April 13-16, 2022

The Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is honored to be presenting at the 19th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support as an invited presentation. It will be in held in San Diego, CA, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, April 13-16, 2022.

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Virtual Portion of Conference

The 19th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, will include an option to experience a portion of the content virtually. The Virtual Portion of the conference will include Live Streaming of select In-Person sessions as well as Pre-Recorded/On Demand Sessions. The Virtual Portion will also include a pilot of Live and Pre-Recorded Sessions conducive to time zones in the Europe and Asia Pacific regions.

About the Conference:

The 19th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support will feature over 100 oral presentations, posters, pre-conference and skill-building workshops highlighting empirical findings, assessment and intervention methods, current topics, and other aspects of Positive Behavior Support.

Presentations and workshops will focus on topics including:

  • Early Childhood
  • Integration and Alignment
  • Individualized Student Supports (Tier III)
  • Classroom (Tier II)
  • School-Wide Systems (Tier I)
  • Equity
  • Home and Community
  • IDD
  • Families and Parent Supports
  • Mental Health / Mental Health Settings

Who Should Attend?

  • Administrators
  • Behavior Analysts
  • Behavior Specialists
  • Counselors
  • Early Interventionists
  • Educators/Special Educators
  • Family Support Personnel
  • Parents/Family Members
  • Psychologists
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers

Conference Objectives

APBS Conference participants will be able to:

  1. Gain an understanding of research-based strategies that combine applied behavior analysis and biomedical science with person-centered values and systems change to increase quality of life and decrease problem behavior;
  2. Identify practical applications of positive behavior support in a variety of places including schools, early childhood, mental health, child welfare settings, and in organizations that provide services to adults with intellectual or other disabilities;
  3. Describe the most current, state-of-the-art research on positive behavior support for a variety of populations and settings;
  4. Expand explicit knowledge about the field of positive behavior support that promotes questioning about the field and its aims and methods;
  5. Expand their perspective on problems/goals and positive behavior support intervention strategies by enhancing knowledge (unspoken understandings) about the field of positive behavior support; and
  6. Enhance understanding about the key components and related considerations in the positive behavior support process from an individual to systems level perspective.

Northwest MHTTC Conference Presentation & Session Details

Northwest MHTTC: Supporting the School Mental Health Workforce Through Training and TA

Session J01

When: Friday April 15th, at 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm (PDT)

Please Note: APBS will provide a Certificate of Attendance that will be available at the end of the conference for those wishing to submit contact hours to your professional development organization. The Certificate will be emailed to all conference attendees along with their post conference survey.

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