Stage 1: Single Agent

PPLAC Webinar Series

Description

Webinar focused on utilizing Stage 1: Single Agent in the Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum.  Prompting, positioning, initiating play, providing feedback, programming for generalization, understanding and developing goals, preparation, implementation, barriers, and progression were discussed.

Course duration: 53 minutes

Course Outline

  • 5 Elements of Pretend Play
  • Vocalizations
  • Prompting and positioning
  • Initiating play and feedback
  • Generalization
  • Application and implementation
  • Goal Writing
  • Barriers to success
  • Accelerating progression

Course Information

Time Ordered Agenda

TimeContent to be coveredInstructional personnelInstructional methodologies or activities
0:00:00- 0:06:55IntroductionNancy ChamplinLecture
0:06:55-0:11:35Elements of Pretend PlayMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:11:35-0:15:40Stage 1: Single Agent TargetsMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:15:40-0:19:45Essential Skills to Sociodramatic PlayNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:19:45-0:22:23Vocalizations in PlayMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:22:23-0:24:59Prompting in Stage 1: Single AgentMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:24:59-0:26:39Positioning in Stage 1: Single AgentNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:26:39-0:28:22Initiating Play and FeedbackNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:28:22-0:30:31GeneralizationNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:30:31-0:31:31Planning for Stage 1: Single AgentMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:31:31-0:34:15Stage 1: Single Agent GoalsMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:34:15-0:35:54Stage 1: Single Agent PreparationNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:35:54-0:42:52Stage 1: Single Agent ImplementationNancy Champlin and Melissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:42:52-0:50:51Stage 1: Single Agent BarriersNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:50:51-0:52:19Stage 1: Single Agent ProgressionMelissa SchisslerLecture, video examples, active student responding
0:52:19- 0:53:00ClosingNancy ChamplinLecture, video examples

Content Disclosure

This presentation will focus exclusively on the Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum (PPLAC). Other approaches to teaching pretend play will recieve limited or no coverage as part of this training. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found in the Presenter & Disclosure area.

Course Format

Interactive video PowerPoint presentation with authors narration and video examples.

Completion Requirements

Participants must meet the webinar participation requirement by completing the active student responding questions throughout the webinar. Participants must also complete the feedback form following completion of the webinar to earn continuing education credits.  No partial credit will be provided.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Participants will classify actions into three categories of play
  2. Participants will describe three agents of play
  3. Participants will classify objects into three objects of play
  4. Participants will discriminate effective prompting procedures for Stage 1 targets
  5. Participants will apply generalization programming for Stage 1 targets

Presenters and Disclosures

Nancy Champlin, BCBA

Nancy is the owner and founder of Social Behavior Solutions. Nancy holds degrees in elementary education, learning disabilities, and early childhood special education.  She has over 35 years’ experience working with individuals with autism and other developmental delays.  She has developed teaching curricula that correspond with the ABLLS-R and the VB-MAPP, I’m Learning to Be Me PlayTubs™ and is the co-author of The Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum (PPLAC). She has lectured and trained professionals and parents locally and internationally on Applied Behavior Analysis, as well as conducted and presented research on a behavioral approach to teaching play skills to children with autism.

Speaker Disclosures:

    • Financial –  Nancy Champlin is the Owner of Social Behavior Solutions; ownership interests
    • Financial – Nancy Champlin is a presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Social Behavior Solutions; receives payment
    • Financial – Nancy Champlin is a co-author of the Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum; receives payment
    • Nonfinancial – Nancy Champlin has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose

Melissa Schissler, BCBA

Melissa is the Director of Research and Development for Social Behavior Solutions. She has her Master’s degree from Sage College in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism and received her BCBA credential in 2012.  She has experience and expertise developing social skills packages, designing individualized research-based programs and behavior reduction plans for children and adolescents diagnosed with autism. She has conducted research on establishing and increasing appropriate play skills and has presented her research at ABAI and other state ABA conferences. In 2017, Melissa and Nancy Champlin, CEO, published the Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum (PPLAC): A Behavioral Approach to Targeting Play Skills.

Speaker Disclosures:

  • Financial –  Melissa Schissler is a salaried employee at Social Behavior Solutions
  • Financial – Melissa Schissler is a presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Social Behavior Solutions; receives payment
  • Financial – Melissa Schissler is a co-author of the Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum; receives payment
  • Nonfinancial – Melissa Schissler has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose

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