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Dr. Bridget Taylor and Dr. Lina Slim discuss interprofessional, culturally-responsive, informed, and person-centered collaborative practices: A 1-hour interview with free CE credit

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Event Information

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Autism Assessment and Intervention Series

Brought to you by ABAC in partnership with Rethink Behavioral Health

Presented by: Dr. Bridget Taylor & Dr. Lina Slim

Live: Thursday, April 14, 2022  | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

The recording of all ABACLive events are accessible to those that register for the live event for 2-weeks.

Continuing education credit and professional development requirements must be met within that two-week window.

The recording will close on 4/28/22 at 11:59 pm eastern.

ABSTRACT

This 1-hour interview style event will introduce interprofessional, culturally-responsive, informed and person-centered collaborative practices to a wide range of professionals who work with individuals diagnosed with autism and their families in behavioral health settings. Dr. Bridget Taylor and Dr. Lina Slim Ph.D., BCBA-D, CCC-SLP will set the stage and provide the foundation for a brand new series produced by ABAC in partnership with Rethink Behavioral Health on interprofessional collaborative practice in autism assessment, intervention, and treatment. The series will promote interprofessional collaborative practice and respectful communication between providers to positively impact outcomes for clients diagnosed with autism and related disabilities and is designed for all behavioral health professionals working with those diagnosed with autism and related disabilities.

TARGET AUDIENCE

 All behavioral health professionals working with those diagnosed with autism and related disabilities.

We also welcome those for whom the topic is within their scope of practice, students and others who are also interested in the topic to join us. Note that continuing education credit may not be available for all professionals in the target audience. ABAC will provide a certificate of attendance for those who attend for professional development purposes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After attending this event participants should be able to:

  • Identify the different collaborative models
  • Identify the collaborative competencies necessary for successful parental/family/caregivers involvement and improved health outcomes
  • Match possible barriers and solutions to interprofessional practice

PRESENTER BIO

Dr. Bridget A. Taylor is co-founder and CEO of Alpine Learning Group and is Senior Clinical Advisor for Rethink. Dr. Taylor has specialized in the education of children with Autism for over 30 years. She holds a Doctor of Psychology from Rutgers University, and received her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Columbia University. She is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Taylor is past president of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and past Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. She currently serves on the board of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (SEAB), and the Autism Advisory Group for the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. Active in the Autism research community, Dr. Taylor has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters on innovative practices in applied behavior analysis and autism treatment. Dr. Taylor was recognized by the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis International for her outstanding contributions and was given ABAI’s Fellow designation.

Dr. Lina Slim, is a dually certified SLP; BCBA-D with over 30 years-experience, specializing her clinical practice on supporting families and their children with autism, neurodevelopmental and behavioral challenges, speech and language differences and apraxia, providing training and supervision to practitioners across different disciplines. She is Founding Executive Director of ASAP – A Step Ahead Program, LLC, Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, ABA Online Program, Endicott College ABA Program, and Teaching Faculty at Behavior Momentum India (BMI) ABAI ® approved VCS course. She is coordinator of the VCS program at the American University of Beirut, Medical Center in Lebanon. Her clinical and research interests focus on disseminating best practices in the application of the science of behavior analysis to support persons with autism and their families and promote interprofessional culturally responsive and person-centered collaborative practices. Dr. Slim presents and consults nationally and internationally and has published several peer-reviewed research and book chapters. Dr. Slim is the recipient of the 2005 Children Empowerment Award and the 2014 New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award. She is Chair of NJSHA Interprofessional Autism Conference, Board of Directors Member of the Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT), past co-chair and current member of the NJSHA-NJABA Collaborative Practice Group, Chief Communication Officer Liaison of Behavior Analysis SIG on Supervision to the ABAI (BASIGS), Board Member of ABAC, llc., Internal Continuing Education Committee, Executive Member of the Speech and Applied Behavior Analysis (SPABA) ABAI SIG, and BACB ® Subject Matter Expert on the Item Review Committee. Dr. Slim brings a unique personal and behavior analytic perspective on interprofessional collaboration, cultural responsiveness, and humility, by drawing from her diverse cultural, linguistic, and professional background, as well as from her extensive clinical practice working with culturally and linguistically diverse families nationally and internationally.

DISCLOSURE

Dr. Bridget Taylor currently serves as Senior Clinical Advisor and Board Chair of Rethink Autism’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Lina Slim holds a contract paid position on the ABAC Internal Continuing Education Committee as content expert and program reviewer representing the field of speech language pathology. Dr. Slim was not involved in the review of this event for continuing education.

THIS COURSE IS APPROVED FOR THE FOLLOWING CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT HOURS

  • 1 BACB CEU (Learning)
  • 1 APA Credit Hour
  • 1 NBCC Credit Hour (Counseling Theory/Practice)
  • Additional Credit Hours Pending. Please Check Back.

ASWB credit hours not offered for this Live Event.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Attendance Verification and Passing Score on Post-test (80%) Required to Earn Continuing Education Credit
  • Participants are provided multiple opportunities to pass the post-test and provide attendance verification.
  • For ABAC's continuing education approvals statements please view our Continuing Education page.

If the abovementioned continuing education credit requirements are not met, participants will not receive continuing education credit. Partial credit will not be awarded. Refunds and transfers are not granted if requirements are not met. In the event additional support is necessary to achieve the expected outcomes (see below) please reach out to continuinged@abacnj.com to request assistance.

Attendees who meet the continuing education credit requirements must also fill out a confidential evaluation. Once the evaluation is complete, the certificate can be found in the "My Certificates" tab in an attendee's abacnj.com personal dashboard.

Post-test: Multiple choice questions| Total anticipated time to complete: Approximately 15 minutes (CE eligible for some professions) | Passing score: 80%

Attendance Verification: Attendance Code Submission Form | Total anticipated time to complete: 2 minutes

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS

Certificate of attendance are offered to those who do not need or require continuing education credit. For those attending the live event, selecting "other" as a professional designation will produce a certificate of attendance for professional development or internal organization training purposes.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

After attending this event, attendees will select the correct answer on 80% of the questions within 3 attempts of the post-test that assesses the 3 learning objectives for this 1-hour event.

 SCHEDULE

1:00 pm EDT- Brief introduction by Dr. Adrienne Fitzer
1:03-1:05 pm Transition- Dr. Taylor begins interview
1:05-2:00 pm  Interview- If time, Dr. Taylor will take questions from the live participants
2:05 pm Live Model- CE requirements, evaluation, check out, certificate of completion

INCLUDED WITH THIS LIVE EVENT

Opportunities to interact with the presenter during the Live Event.
All ABACLive Events include a reference list which allows attendees to continue their research following the event.
Presenters may provide their slides or an abridged version of their slides as a handout at their own discretion.
Handouts and additional resources (if applicable) are available for download 24 hours prior to the Live Event start time.
Two-week Post-Live Event Access Period: During this time, those that registered for the live event are able to view the recording, access handouts and other resources provided (if applicable) and complete continuing education requirements.