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12/04/19 – Press Play! Using Video Prompting to Teach Daily Living Skills


Live Webinar: Wednesday, 12/4/19

Recording Availability: 12/5/2019 – 12/10/2019 

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Title: Press Play! Using Video Prompting to Teach Daily Living Skills

Presented By: Jennifer L. Wertalik, PhD, BCBA

LIVE Webinar Date: Wednesday, 12/4/19

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm eastern (New York)

Recording Availability: 12/5/2019 – 12/10/2019 at 5 pm eastern



Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience impairments in daily living skills, hindering the level of independence achieved in adulthood. Considering activities of daily living comprise a skill area critical to enhancing independence, using effective and efficient instructional methods to teach these skills proves essential for individuals with ASD. Video prompting, a specific type of video modeling, represents one instructional approach that has emerged as an effective and efficient method to teach daily living skills for students with ASD. This webinar will describe a variety of types of video-based interventions, highlight the benefits of using video prompting, and provide participants with strategies to implement video prompting effectively in a variety of settings. Topics to be discussed include (1) pinpointing target behaviors, (2) identifying performance aims, (3) creating videos, and (4) incorporating systematic practice to enhance video prompting instruction.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Identify the benefits of using video prompting instruction.
2. Identify the benefits of using a point-of-view perspective.
3. Identify functional mastery criteria for daily living skills.
4. Identify strategies to implement video prompting effectively.

Presenter Bio and Disclosure Statement

Jennifer Wertalik, PhD, BCBA, is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University- Armstrong Campus where she teaches coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis. Before receiving her doctoral degree from The Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Wertalik worked for twelve years in a public-school setting for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities using the principles of Behavior Analysis as well as Precision Teaching. Additionally, Dr. Wertalik worked in home settings where she provided home program coordination and parent training. Dr. Wertalik has experience working with individuals ranging from 3-22 years of age in a variety of areas including treating problem behavior as well as teaching functional academics, daily living skills, and community-based skills. During that time, Dr. Wertalik obtained her Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorder from Ball State University and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2013. Dr. Wertalik's research focuses on evidence-based instruction for individuals with autism and severe disabilities. She is specifically interested in investigating the use of video-based instruction to promote fluency and automaticity of daily living skills in order to improve long-term outcomes and the quality of life for this population.

The presenter(s) and/or presenters’ family members do not have financial arrangement or affiliation with any of the products, organizations, or programs mentioned during this talk.

Credit Hour Information

Behavior Analysts: 3 Type II CEUs

Psychologists: NA

Social Workers & Counselors: NA

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6:00 pm: Introduction
6:05 pm: Webinar begins
7:30 pm: 10 minute break
7:40 pm: First Q&A session
7:50 pm: Webinar resumes
8:45 pm: Second Q&A session
9:00 pm: Evaluation, post-test and attendance code submission forms