Full course description
Time: 2 hours, 56 minutes
Credit: 3.5 Learning BACB CEs
Presenter: John R. Lutzker, Ph.D.
Course Description: Covers child maltreatment, risks, costs and health relevance, and development of an ecobehavioral model to prevent child maltreatment with roots of this evidence-based model in SafeCare. Modules are presented along with the train-the-trainer model, focused on high fidelity that enables wide-scale implementation and dissemination of SafeCare, currently operating in 17 U.S. states, Belarus and the United Kingdom. Implications of the model for other areas of ABA, such as autism, are also discussed.
- Understand the prevalence and kinds of child maltreatment in the United States
- Detail the risk factors for perpetrating child maltreatment
- Explain the public health model and its relevance to applied behavior analysis
- Understand the costs of child maltreatment in the U.S.
- Articulate the meaning and relevance of an ecobehavioral model
- Describe the SafeCare modules and how they are taught
- Explain the train-the-trainer model
- Understand the meaning and importance of training fidelity
- Describe how single-case research designs have been used to show efficacy of modules
- Detail self-modeling and how, with technology, it has helped parents with intellectual disabilities
- Describe other adaptations of the SafeCare module
- Describe key elements of successful implementation and how some of the elements could help you in your own work or be used in other arenas such as autism
- Articulate the primary outcomes of SafeCare effectiveness trials
- Describe future efforts to improve the model
Keywords: Child maltreatment, parenting, train-the-trainer, autism, intellectual disabilities, ecobehavioral model, SafeCare, health
Rating: This course is geared toward BCBAs and BCaBAs with a basic understanding of behavioral principles who are working or interested in the area of child welfare with both typically developing children and parents and also those with disabilities.
Access: 60 days from the date and time of registration
Note: The 60-day access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access.
Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech will no longer offer extensions for new purchases. Purchases made prior to this date will be eligible for an extension per the previous policy:
Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA Learning (type-2) on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again.
For more information, to request an extension, or if you experience problems when registering, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important note: If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number on your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.
Refunds are not provided once a course has been accessed.
These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023).