Increasing family engagement in PBS in community settings. Online

Increasing family engagement in PBS in community settings. Online

Friday 21/08/2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$0.00

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Join Drs Alinka Fisher and Michelle Rose, and Monika Dobek to earn more about engaging families with PBS/PBIS. Helping young people to exhibit positive academic and social behaviour is known to support positive life outcomes. Engaging parents in PBS / PBIS is a critical element for success.  Research demonstrates that a consistent approach from home and school provides a greater advantage for the achievement of successful life outcomes for young people.

This event is free and will be run online using Zoom.

The event will begin at 6pm  Tas, Vic, ACT, NSW, QLD time, 5:30pm NT and SA time and 4pm WA time, and will run for 90 minutes.

Make sure you register online to attend so we can send you the Zoom link the day of the session.

Dr Alinka Fisher is a Developmental Educator with 15 years of experience in PBS. She has developed and trialled a family-directed approach to behaviour support following brain injury as part of her PhD and has spent nine years researching in the field, with a focus on building community capacity and engaging family members. Alinka isDirector and National Lead for the Disability and Community Services Network, APBSA and Chair of the PBS Community of Practice in SA. She also provides PBS consultation in the disability sector, including professional development workshops for staff and families.

Dr Michelle Rose has a degree in Special Education and a doctorate in PBIS. She has worked for private therapy centres, taught across grades for the Department of Education and for several universities.

Monika Dobek will join the panel to present from a family members perspective.

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