Schedule a Training

The Speech Pathology Group is happy to collaborate with local SELPAs and LEAs in the provision of professional development activities for staff. Trainings and In-services are presented by SPG’s Clinical Supervisors or by nationally recognized speakers from the fields of special education and behavior.


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  • Assessing Problem Behavior: Efficient and Effective Assessment Methods for the School Environment
  • Behavioral Aide Workshop: Developing the Skills Required to Prevent, Manage, and Change Problem Behaviors in the School Environment
  • Behavior Management: Using Communication and ABA to Prevent Problem Behaviors
  • The Behavior Plan: Writing High Quality, Easy to Implement, and Effective Behavior Intervention Plans

Prevention and Practice

  • Classroom Management Plans: Developing Structures and Supports for Lasting Behavior Change in Classrooms
  • Data Collection Integrating Data Systems to Inform Lasting Behavior Change in the Classroom
  • Effective Strategies for Motivating Students in the Classroom: An Introduction for Para-educators and Instructional Assistants
  • Evidence Based Practice for Staff Working with Children with Challenging Behavior: An Overview of The National Standards Project and Implementation of Strategies in Schools
  • Prompting and Prompt Fading: Utilizing Prompt Hierarchies and Errorless Learning Strategies for Success in Schools
  • Reinforcement: Individual and Whole Class Reinforcement Systems
  • Using Visual Supports with Children with Autism in School

Challenging Behavior

  • Mastering Challenging Behaviors: Using ABA Techniques to Address Challenging Behaviors in the School Setting
  • Self-Management: Training Staff to Stay Cool, Calm, and Collected While Managing Challenging Behavior


The Speech Pathology Group is a state approved Professional Development Provider (PDP-12) for the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Dispensers Board. Speech and Language Therapists holding a California License are required to obtain 24 hours of continuing professional development every two years in order to satisfy the Board’s license renewal requirements. Attendees will be able to receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards maintenance of their California Speech-Language License if requested.