Sunday, January 9, 2011

ABA HANDS-ON WORKSHOP FEB 2011 for 30 participants only

This is a repost from an invitation sent by the Special Education Department, College of Education, University of the Philippines.

Applied Behavior Consultants Inc in cooperation with Philippine Association for Behavior Analysis, Inc. and a child can foundation, inc. brings




VENUE: Room 5, Institute of Social Order, Ateneo De Manila University, Loyola Heights, QC

DATE: February 21-24, 2011

PLS RESERVE NOW: L501-505. Level 5, Shangri-la Plaza Mall,

EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City

Telephone no: 6389116 Telefax: 6359343 or Mobile no.: 0917-8175275

Topics of training/workshop by Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc. shall include the following:

· Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and the Pyramid Elements (theory behind PECS)

· Functional Communication including Verbal Behavior

· Behavior Excesses and Replacement Behaviors


Rick Gutierrez, MS, BCBA, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years of experience in the treatment of individuals diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. Mr. Gutierrez holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside and a Masters of Science degree in Behavior Analysis from California State University, Los Angeles . Mr. Gutierrez has served as Program Manager, Regional Director, and currently as the Clinical Administrator of Southern California services for Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc. As Clinical Administrator Mr. Gutierrez coordinates ABC services with multiple regional centers and school districts and is responsible for overall staff clinical support throughout the region. Mr. Gutierrez has given numerous workshops on ABA throughout the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia . He is level II certified in Teaching through Acoustical Guidance (TAG). He specializes in Verbal Behavior Theory and has published work in The Analysis of Verbal Behavior. Mr. Gutierrez is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis and the California Association for Behavior Analysis.

Mari Ueda-Tao, MA, BCBA, holds a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. She is currently Regional Director in Sacramento. She heads the Community Services and Infant/Toddler Programs at ABC, Inc., and is responsible for in-home behavioral assessments and developing behavior intervention plans for children and adults with developmental disabilities, specializing in the treatment of Autism. In addition, Mrs. Ueda-Tao has conducted training sessions on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), including Positive Programming for Parents, skill teaching techniques, and in-home behavior intervention strategies. She has experience in clinically supervising a number of behavior consultants, specializing in early, intensive intervention techniques, including comprehensive work with infant/toddler age ranges. Mrs. Ueda-Tao is a member of the national and state-levels of the Association for Behavior Analysis. Internationally, she has trained a number of teachers and parents on the implementation of ABA principles with children with Autism in Algeria, Bahrain, France, Iceland, Portugal and Romania


Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc.

VENUE: Room 5, Institute of Social Order, Ateneo De Manila University, Loyola Heights, QC

I checked out the Applied Behavior Consultants Inc also known as ABC Inc to know more about them.

Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc. (ABC) is a human services agency that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and learning disorders. ABC's commitment in the delivery of services is to act with compassion, work from a team approach, and provide what is in the self-interest of every individual and family we serve. We believe we can best serve this mission by operating within the theoretical practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) derived from the philosophy of 'Behaviorism.

To learn more about ABC Inc, you can go to their website

As for PECS or Picture Exchange Communication System, if you visit you can get FREE information such as first webcast entitled PECS and Skinner's Verbal Behavior. You can also give suggestion to the organization as idea for a new product or service or request permission if you want to use Pyramid’s intellectual property in some way.

You may copy the form below in word format to serve as your registration form for the ABA Hands-On Workshop:


Register today by filling out this form. Pre-registration deadline is January 15, 2011.

Workshop fees: The following registration fees include all lectures and sessions for February 21-24, 2011, handouts, lunch, afternoon snacks and a certificate of attendance.

* PABA Member registration fees P 7,500.00

* Pre registration fees P 7,800.00

* On-site registration fees P 8,300.00

Number of participants attending: _____________
Total Amount paid: ____________________________
Cash amount: __________________________________
Bank: _________________________________________
check no.______________________________________
Designation/Profession: _______________________
Affiliation (Company/School/Center):___________
Address: ______________________________________
Telephone and/or Mobile phone no. _____________
Email address: ____________________________

Kindly make checks payable to Philippine Association for Behavior Analysis, Inc.

Because space is limited, only paid reservations are guaranteed.

Payment options:

1. Deposit to Philippine Association for Behavior Analysis, Inc. Bank of Commerce, Pasay Road, Makati City Account No. 046-00000-3697. Fax deposit slip together with accomplished registration form to the workshop secretariat. Telefax: 6359343. Please call workshop secretariat to confirm receipt of deposit slip.

2. Send payment together with accomplished registration form to workshop secretariat: edu-care Learning Center at L501-505. Level 5, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City, Telephone no: 6389116 Telefax: 6359343 Mobile no. 0917-8175275


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