Functional Communication Training: A Review and Update of Research 12/22/22 | WEBINAR

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by Peter Sturmey, Ph.D

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Functional Communication Training (FCT) is one of the most commonly used and evaluated interventions for problem behavior, but one that is often misunderstood. This workshop reviews research on FCT and describes specific protocols in detail for practitioners to use.

This 3-hour webinar will be held December 22, 2022 at 11:00 am ET. This is a FREE EVENT! Only pay for CEUs!
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by Peter Sturmey, Ph.D

Tiger et al. (2008) defined Functional Communication Training (FCT) as “a differential reinforcement (DR) procedure in which an individual is taught an alternative response that results in the same class of reinforcement identified as maintaining problem behavior”. It is one of the longest standing and most researched intervention procedures for challenging behavior, dating back to at least 1985. The present webinar begins by reviewing the basic FCT procedures, their relationship to functional assessment and analysis and the rationale for their use. The majority of the webinar provides a review of recent research refining the procedures and systematic reviews of the evidence for their effectiveness and acceptability. The webinar concludes with practitioner guidelines and solutions to common implementation problems.

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Learning Objectives

The participant will describe:

  1. The key elements and rationale for FCT including its relationship to functional assessment and analysis;
  2. Recent evidence for the effectiveness and acceptability of FCT; and
  3. Different FCT procedures; and
  4. Common implementation issues and their solutions.
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