Workshops/Talks


Workshops and talks are regularly offered in Germany or the US as well as other countries. Besides the reduction of behavior problems and the development of communication and social skills, presentations focus on visual support, Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism specific Behavior Therapy.
For specific information regarding the organization of talks and workshops please write to info@verabernard.de.

2017

  • Introduction to ABT and ABA (Autism-specific Behavior Therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis), Module 3, 4-day workshop in Frankfurt, organized by Autism Germany.
  • Handling challenges of autism in special needs schools, 2-day workshop, organized by Röderhof, Hildesheim.
  • Development of therapy-plans with the STeP Curriculum, Module 5; 2-day workshop at the International University of Bremen, organized by the German Society for Behavior Therapy and the German Institute for Research in Behavior Therapy, Bremen
  • Development of Communication, Module 1; 2-day workshop at the International University of Bremen, organized by the German Society for Behavior Therapy and the German Institute for Research in Behavior Therapy, Bremen

2016

  • Positive alternatives to behavior problems of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Talk at the community college, Hildesheim

2015

  • Registered Behavior Technician (BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst), organized by the Autism Center Karlsruhe
  • Development of therapy-plans with the STeP Curriculum, Module 5, Workshop at the International University of Bremen, organized by the German Society for Behavior Therapy and the German Institute for Research in Behavior Therapy, Bremen
  • Development of Communication, Module 1, Workshop at the International University of Bremen, organized by the German Society for Behavior Therapy and the German Institute for Research in Behavior Therapy, Bremen
  • Early intervention, ABT (Autism-specific Behavior Therapy) and Individual Education Plan, Talk at the Autism Center, Karlsruhe
  • Registered Behavior Technician (BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst), organized by the University of Applied Science, Münster

2014

  • Introduction to ABA & ABT (Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism-specific Behavior Therapy), Seminar at the HAWK, Hildesheim
  • ABA & AVT, CSA, RBT (Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism-specific Behavior Therapy), Cartoon & Script Curriculum for Children with ASD, Registered Behavior Technician), Talk at the Network Autism Lower Saxonia, Hildesheim
  • Registered Behavior Technician - Credential Course
    (BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst), organized by the Autism Center, Karlsruhe
  • Positive alternatives to behavior problems, Talk at the Autism Focus Day, Parent Center, Berlin
  • Introduction to ABA & AVT (Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism-specific Behavior Therapy) for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cooperation-Network Autism, Berlin
  • Steps in Developing an ABA & AVT Program (Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism-specific Behavior Therapy), Autism Therapy Center, Nephten
  • Introduction to ABA & AVT (Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism-specific Behavior Therapy), organized by Autism Bremen & Autism Bremerhaven
  • ABT (Autism-specific Behavior Therapy) and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis): Teaching-methods, teaching-goals and methods for managing behavior problems, Organizing home- and school teams, Workshop organized by Bridging Talents, Singapore

2013

  • Autism: Introduction to ABT (Autism-specific Behavior Therapy), Seminar at the Psychological Institute of the University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim
  • ABT (Autism-specific Behavior Therapy) and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), Workshop, organized by Autism Germany, Hannover
  • Development of therapy-plans with the STeP Curriculum, Module 5, Workshop at the International University of Bremen, organized by the German Society for Behavior Therapy and the German Institute for Research in Behavior Therapy, Bremen
  • ABT (Autism-specific Behavior Therapy) and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis): Teaching-methods, teaching-goals and methods for managing behavior problems, Organizing home- and school teams, Workshop organized by Bridging Talents, Singapore
  • Development of Communication, Module 1, Workshop at the International University of Bremen, organized by the German Society for Behavior Therapy and the German Institute for Research in Behavior Therapy, Bremen
  • Positive alternatives to behavior problems:
    Behavioral methods for inclusion in children and adolescents with autism, Educational College and Association for Autism, Nordbaden-Pfalz, Heidelberg

2012

  • Autism-specific behavior therapy, Workshop organized by the Autism Center Karlsruhe, 5.24 and 5.25.2012
  • Behavior problems and development of positive alternatives, Workshop at the Department of Youth and Adolescent Psychiatry of the University of Göttingen, 6.7 and 6.8.2012
  • Development of verbal and non-verbal communication, Workshop at the Center for Early Intervention Munich,
    6.21 and 6.22.2012
  • Module 1: Therapy-planning: Selecting the curriculum, Workshop at the Center for Research in Autism,
    International University of Bremen, 7.6 and 7.7.2012

2011

  • Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) - a challenge for us all to learn new! Behavioral methods for integrating children and adolescents with ASD. Talk at the Autism Center Lebenshilfe Alfeld, 11.15.2011
  • Development of verbal and non-verbal communication, Workshop at the Autism Research Center at the International University of Bremen, 6.26. and 6.27.2011
  • Applied Behavior Analysis und Autism-specific Behavior Therapy, Workshop organized by the National Germany Autism Society Hanover, 7.2.2011
  • Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism-specific Behavior Therapy, Talk and workshop organized by the Autism Center Karlsruhe, 7.8 and 7.9.2011
  • Autism specific Behavior Therapy: which child benefits? Introduction to evidence-based methods, Workshop organized by the Autism Center Bersenbrück, 8.26.2011
  • Introduction to behavioral methods for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, Rehabilitation Center Martinshof, Wrestedt, 9.21. and 9.22. 2011
  • Introduction to Autism specific Behavior Therapy in children with Kanner Syndrome, 11.24.2011, Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Josefinum Augsburg
  • Introduction to Autism specific Behavior Therapy 10/ 28./29.10.2011 and 12.3.2011 Psychological Institute of the University of Hildesheim

2010

  • Latest technologies and applications for individuals with Autism, Talk at the Interagency Autism Group, Irvine, 12.1.2010
  • Living options for adults with Autism in Germany, Talk at the Housing Development Board, Irvine, 10.7.2010
  • Behavioral methods (ABA/ABT) for social integration of individuals with ASD: Supervision of teams. Talk at the International Conference for Autism Spectrum Disorers, Vienna, 6.19.2010
  • The STeP Program: structured and experience-based program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Workshop at the International Autism Spectrum Conference, Vienna, 6/19/2010
  • Introduction Autism specific Behavior Therapy, Seminar at the Psychological Institute of the University of Hildesheim, 6. 25. to 6.27.2010
  • Visual support for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Talk at the Christoph Dornier Clinic for Psychotherapy, Münster, 7.8.2010
  • STeP Curriculum, Workshop at the Christoph Dornier Clinic for Psychotherapy, Münster, 7.8.2010
  • Behavior problems and development of appropriate alternatives for individuals with ASD, Talk organized by the Autism Center Karlsruhe, 7.15.2010
  • Behavior problems and development of appropriate alternatives for individuals with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism, Workshop organized by the Autism Center Karlsruhe 7.16.2010
  • Behavior problems and development of appropriate alternatives for individuals with Kanner Syndrome, Workshop organized by the Regional Center of Autism Karlsruhe 7.17.2010
  • Introduction to Autism specific behavior therapy 7/30 to 8/1/2010 Psychological Institute of the University of Hildesheim

2009

  • Introduction to Autism specific behavior therapy 7/19 to 7.21/2009 Psychological Institute of the University of Hildesheim
  • Development of verbal and non-verbal communication, Workshop at the Center for Research in Autism at the International University of Bremen, 6. 25. and 6.26. 2009
  • Development of verbal and non-verbal communication, Workshop at the Center for Early Intervention Munich,
    7. 2. and 7.3.2009
  • Visual support for children with ASD, Talk at the Clinic for Child and Adolecence Psychiatry of the University of Regensburg, 7.22.2009
  • Visual support for children with ASD, Workshop für Professionals, Clinic for Child and Adolecence Psychiatry of the University of Regensburg, 7.24.2009
  • Visual support for children with ASD, Workshop for parents, Clinic for Child and Adolecence Psychiatry of the University of Regensburg, 7.25.2009

2008

  • Behavioral intervention methods for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The STeP Method, Regional Center Heidelberg, 7.10.2008
  • Innovative intensive treatment methods for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Talk and workshop at the Autism Center Karlsruhe, 7, 11 and 12. 2008
  • Forty years of Autism Intervention: From developing interventions to matching interventions to treatment
  • Opening speech at the Annual Conference of the German Autism Society, Gewandhaus Leipzig, 30 and 31.5. 2008

2007

  • Development of verbal and non-verbal communication in children with Autism, Workshop at the Center for Research in Autism at the International University of Bremen, 6.28. to 6.29.2007
  • Visual support in the TEACCH Model, Workshop at the Humboldt University Berlin, 7.4.2007
  • Development of verbal and non-verbal communication in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Workshop at the Center for Early Intervention, Munich, 7.5 to 7.7. 2007
  • World Autism News, Talk at the World Autism Organization, Madrid, 7.28.2007
  • The TEACCH Method for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Beacon Day School, 10. 3.2007
  • Development of shoebox- and tray-tasks, Workshop at the Beacon Day School, 12.1.2007






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