Trauma Informed Applied Behavior Services

Simply put, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the process of studying and modifying behavior to ensure that the interventions employed lead to improvement in behavior.

There are many misconceptions about ABA – that it is experimental, that it must include negative reinforcement or even punishment, or that it is used to correct “bad” behavior. Most of all, there is a misconception that ABA and a trauma-informed approach are mutually exclusive. We do not believe this to be the case.

In this webinar, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Margaret Hashemzadeh and Ukeru Learning Engineer, Allison Hoffmaster discussed how ABA services can be used effectively within a trauma-informed approach. They shared examples of person-centered and individualized ABA services and how they have been implemented successfully in the treatment of clients with some of the most challenging diagnoses, and answered important questions from our attendees.

You can watch a recording of the webinar here.

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