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May 8 - 11, 2017

Greater Philadelphia Conference
Lindsay, SLP
By far the best experience I've had in courses, conferences, and lectures in all 6 years of being an SLP!
Jerry, Special Education Teacher
Michelle's breakdown of organization is incredibly eye opening and inspiring.
Terese, Director of Special Education
Wonderful activities! Social Thinking conferences are 'real world' trainings complete with immediate strategies to implement in your school or clinic to teach Social Learning disabilities to all age clients.

In Greater Philadelphia, discover strategies for executive functioning, motivation, and organization. Watch video clips of individuals with different types of social learning abilities progress over 10-15 years to inform treatment plans and predict some treatment outcomes. Then, explore how to enrich your children's play and story-time to improve their social understanding, and how to tailor your teaching based on a child’s performance on the Group Play & Problem Solving Scale.

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We are proud to be one of the only companies in education that feeds both your mind and body. Each day of the conference, enjoy a delicious full lunch complete with bottomless coffee and tea - on the house! Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. For additional dietary allergies or restrictions, please plan accordingly.

We also want to make sure you are getting the best deal possible for your budget and are happy to provide you with Early Bird and Team Discount Rates.

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  • General Schedule

  • 7:30 am - 8:30 am: Sign in, get name badge & folder 
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm: Conference 
    12:00 pm – 12:50 pm: Lunch Provided 
    12:50 pm – 3:45 pm: Conference

Call 888-627-8131 & ask for the Social Thinking Group Rate.

Discounted Hotel Rooms Available through 04/15/2017

Monday May 8

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Master Class 1: Exploring Key Social Communication Concepts through Hands-on Activities ( ages 5 - young adult )

This course gets very high marks from attendees! The focus of this course is to take attendees on a deeper dive into core Social Thinking strategies through the use of video clips and hands-on practice using our treatment goody bags. If you've already learned the Social Thinking basics from attending different courses or reading our published materials, then this course will be right up your alley as it helps to make better sense out of your real-time observations while creating treatment tools in a way we have never offered before. You'll receive our new Cascade of Social Attention Checklist, practice lessons by using popsicle sticks and playing cards, and learn one way in which a digital camera can literally change the face of your treatment. You'll also receive samples of how all this information can be represented in IEP goals (connected to the Common Core and State Standards) and rubrics for measuring change. Finally, through longitudinal videos of 4 different clients, we will explore how an individual's competencies and focus of treatment change across 5, 10 and 15 years.
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The reviews are in and they are terrific! Participants love the hands on activities while simultaneously learning how to teach core Social Thinking concepts and strategies. Utilizing video clips that incorporate deep lessons from The Four Steps of Communication treatment framework, we will guide you in hands-on activities to facilitate improved social communication skills with your students/clients/children. A detailed handout for guided observations, as well as a bag of physical manipulatives, will be provided for attendees to work in small groups to practice and interact with one another. Different activities will focus on students with different levels of the social mind:

1. Use the newly developed Cascade of Social Attention Checklist, which is only available at this conference. The Checklist is a tool to help evaluate an individual's social interpretive systems to better understand where to begin in the process of teaching how to think socially and ultimately produce related social skills. The Cascade also helps to explain why many of our students/clients/children have challenges with academic tasks such as reading comprehension and written expression.

2. For some literal-minded individuals who show challenges in social self-awareness and observational skills, we often see a struggle to distinguish what is real versus what they hope or wish would be real. The audience will learn and practice activities to encourage more reality-based perspective taking.

3. When trying to relate with others, many of our students/clients/children have a weak sense of physical presence and facial expressions. We will explore how to use simple technology (phone camera) and Popsicle sticks for teaching abstract ideas in very concrete ways.

4. We will also teach an array of activities to encourage social conversational skills within a group to balance participation between your more talkative and less talkative individuals.

5. Core lessons and activities will show a connection to the state and Common Core standards.  We will also include examples of goals and rubrics for the activities taught throughout the day. 6. Finally, we will track the social growth of four different clients over 5-15 years of development and discuss how social emotional and executive function needs shift across time.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe one strategy for how to teach the difference between reality-based comments and fantasy-driven statements.
  2. Describe one practical lesson to facilitate self-awareness of nonverbal language (body proximity to others).
  3. Explain how to use visual supports to foster the development of three different types of social conversational skills.
  4. Describe how to create two types of rubrics: 1) conceptual understanding of a concept and 2) demonstration of the use of social behavioral output (social skills)
7:30-8:30 Sign in and use "expected" social skills to chat and find a seat. Conference begins at 8:30.
8:30-10:15 Historical video of nuanced social communicator. Learn about and practice hands-on activities for teaching three different types of social conversational language.
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Review our newest update to Social Thinking's Cascade of Social Attention and participate in guided observation of different types of social learners. Practice scoring differences in how individuals socially attend and interpret social information. Increase social self-awareness and how this impacts different types of anxiety. All information is at the core of treatment planning. 
12:00-12:50 Break for Lunch
12:50-2:15 Historical video examples of how those individuals who show trends towards weak social observation, interpretation and social self awareness tend to have limited ability to distinguish reality from fantasy and how this can further impact narrative language and critical thinking. Practice hands on activities using thought bubbles and playing cards to develop treatment skills and explore IEP goal writing and rubric creation. 
2:15-2:25 Break
2:25-3:45
Longitudinal video of two twins spanning 15-30 years old will be used to explore treatment needs across the years. Explore how to use simple technology to teach about facial expression. Wrap up with the practice of more Popsicle stick activities to foster the development of social conversation and how to represent this teaching through IEP goal writing and further rubric development.

At this conference, earn continuing education units/credits/clock hours at no additional cost! Each course offers 6 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda for their records.

We are proud to be a continuing education provider for Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Certified Counselors, such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, and others.

We offer continuing education units/credits/clock hours through:

  • ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • CES: Commonwealth Educational Seminars
  • NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors
  • And more!

See Continuing Education Information at the bottom of this page for the complete listing of our partner programs.

Tuesday May 9

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Executive Functioning: Tackle Homework and Classwork with these Helpful Strategies!( ages 10 - young adult )

Focusing on executive functioning – What is it and how do you teach its many moving parts?  Like our social skills, our organizational skills are expected to advance over time without much instruction – though they are critical for success across childhood and adulthood. In this conference, discover strategies that foster an individual’s executive functioning skills. Explore the 10 steps to completing a homework assignment and learn a strategy aligned to each step - including strategies to find the motivation to tackle a task. Strategies can be used at home, in the community – and in any classroom. People give this conference stellar reviews!
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The majority of individuals with social learning challenges have difficulty developing organizational skills to manage the increasingly complex expectations of life in upper elementary, middle, high school and into their adult years. Our organizational abilities emerge from our executive functioning skills that are expected to develop through time with minimal instruction. However, for many individuals finding their motivation, knowing how to get started on a project, and managing time across a variety of homework assignments can feel like an overwhelming set of tasks - even for the most intellectually sharp individuals. The impact of poor organizational skills is immense; it affects one's outcome in school, at work, well as at home. People often misinterpret folks with poor organizational skills and limited motivation as being lazy, without understanding that these challenges are more likely the result of a neurologically-based executive function weaknesses than a lack of desire to be competent in their work. Often, relatively little support is provided by parents and teachers to guide individuals to develop these critical skills. Even those who want to provide support are not sure where to begin! In this conference, we explore critical executive functioning skills and practical strategies for individuals to track and tackle homework and other deadline-based responsibilities. Discover two types of organizational skills: static and dynamic. Zoom in on dynamic organizational skills and dissect them into 10 steps that are critical in the completion of any homework assignment. Learn an educational strategy aligned with each step and receive an extensive take-home handout to support this teaching method. This conference has been enthusiastically received by parents, counselors, mainstream and special education teachers, administrators, psychologists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, etc. As with most Social Thinking conferences, hands-on activities help attendees relate their own experiences to the challenges discussed. We do not merely give a general description of the issues. Instead, we guide attendees to actively explore key concepts and to appreciate the pivotal role parents and professionals play in teaching these concepts to individuals. While this conference was designed to help individuals with social learning challenges, the information provided has also proven to be relevant to all students and young adults. Mainstream teachers love this conference day! This information is cutting edge for all populations.

Participants will be able to:

1. Identify a strategy for helping individuals explore their own motivation when approaching complex tasks.
2. Define executive functioning with an easy three-part definition that will help individuals develop awareness of their strengths and weaknesses.
3. Describe the importance of time prediction and how analog clocks teach this concept differently than digital clocks.
4. Define the difference between static and dynamic organizational skills.
5. Describe how a Gantt chart is helpful in understanding multiple assignments across time.
 
7:30-8:30 Sign in and use "expected" social skills to chat and find a seat. Conference begins at 8:30.
8:30-10:30 Audience Activity Introduction to executive functioning issues in adolescents and adults. Define and discuss static versus dynamic organization.
10:30-10:40 Break
10:40-12:00 Explore executive functions more deeply: Know what needs to be done; Move it with motivation; Prepare the environments.
12:00-12:50 Break for Lunch
12:50-2:00 Chunk it and time it; Visually structure it; Prioritize and plan it daily
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:45
Hunt and gather; Communicate about it; Take Perspective; Persist and self-reward; IEP goal ideas, Exploring 13 questions as to whether a student is likely to "make it" going away from home upon graduation; Think about your own Organized Thinking.

At this conference, earn continuing education units/credits/clock hours at no additional cost! Each course offers 6 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda for their records.

We are proud to be a continuing education provider for Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Certified Counselors, such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, and others.

We offer continuing education units/credits/clock hours through:

  • ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • CES: Commonwealth Educational Seminars
  • NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors
  • And more!

See Continuing Education Information at the bottom of this page for the complete listing of our partner programs.

Wednesday May 10

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Teaching Social Thinking to Early Learners through Stories and Play-Based Activities( ages 4 - 7 )

Connecting the dots: guide children’s early social learning and play experiences to strengthen social thinking and classroom learning. Using video examples and multi-sensory lessons, we provide helpful strategies and Social Thinking Vocabulary to teach children core concepts such as thinking thoughts and feeling feelings, thinking with their eyes, learning about the group plan, developing self-awareness about their body in the group, and how they use their whole body to listen! Engaging activities help kids learn in a group through social exploration and play. This course seeks to encourage the fidelity in how parents and professionals understand and implement our award-winning curriculum, storybooks, and music collection: We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers. The vocabulary and strategies are adaptable for use with other activities and age-appropriate literature. (Note: Series formerly named The Incredible Flexible You!).

Course Content Disclosure: While this course includes information on other products (books/lessons) and the research/work of other authors, it primarily focuses on the content included in the We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers curriculum guide and storybooks for the purpose of teaching this information with fidelity.

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This course introduces professionals and parents to the many important facets of development that underlie social learning in preschool- and early elementary-aged children.  What looks like pure fun to us has important social consequences for the developing mind. The ability to participate in collaborative pretend play and learn as part of a group depends upon having a flexible brain, competent language ability, self-regulation, and solid social-emotional development as well as the executive function skills to multi-task the use of all of the above! The Common Core Standards highlight the importance of “listening and collaboration” in the classroom, which are hallmarks of developmental learning in preschool and during the early elementary years. This course is designed to give participants knowledge of the key researched components of social cognitive development from birth to five years of age as they connect to the core concepts taught through our curriculum. Social-emotional growth, executive functioning/self-regulation, and their interactive impact on socio-communicative abilities will also be explored from a research perspective. This course will focus on how to put the research and best practices of teaching social information into action.  We will introduce five Social Thinking Vocabulary concepts that have been adapted for children ages 4-7:  Thoughts and Feelings, The Group Plan, Thinking with Your Eyes, Body in the Group, and Whole Body Listening.  We will explore methods to teach these concepts through storybooks, music, structured activities, and play.  We will also look at different strategies for service delivery in a variety of settings. Strategies for home and school are designed for young children with average to strong language and learning abilities.
 
*Due to the mass confusion caused by use of the word "flexible" in the names of many of our products, The Incredible Flexible You series name has changed to We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers. No content has been changed in Volume 1; only the name has changed. Volume 2 is named We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the difference between a skills-based approach and a social cognitive-based approach.
  2. Identify at least three key milestones that underlie the development of social cognitive skills from birth to five years of age.
  3. Explain why a preschool- or early elementary-aged child with a social cognitive learning challenge may have trouble with learning as part of a group.
  4. Identify ways to structure learning experiences in preschool and early elementary settings.
  5. Describe ways to teach at least three Social Thinking Vocabulary concepts to students ages 4-7.
     
7:30-8:30 Sign in and use "expected" social behavior to chat and find a seat. Conference begins at 8:30.
8:30-10:00 Explore the difference between a skills-based approach and a social cognitive-based approach in teaching social to young learners. Introduce the key components of social cognitive development from birth to five years of age.
10:00-10:10 Break
10:10-12:00 Best practices for teaching Social Thinking to early learners using the Social Thinking Vocabulary. Introduce the concepts: Thoughts and Feelings, The Group Plan, Thinking with Your Eyes. Practical strategies to teach these concepts through storybooks, music, structured activities, and play.
12:00-12:50 Break for Lunch
12:50-2:00 Social Thinking Vocabulary: Body in the Group, Whole Body Listening. Practical strategies to teach these concepts through storybooks, music, structured activities, and play.
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:45
Explore frequently asked questions about implementing the Social Thinking Methodology for early learners. Bringing it all together: using Social Thinking Vocabulary as means of giving effective feedback.

At this conference, earn continuing education units/credits/clock hours at no additional cost! Each course offers 6 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda for their records.

We are proud to be a continuing education provider for Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Certified Counselors, such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, and others.

We offer continuing education units/credits/clock hours through:

  • ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • CES: Commonwealth Educational Seminars
  • NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors
  • And more!

See Continuing Education Information at the bottom of this page for the complete listing of our partner programs.

Thursday May 11

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What Does Play Have to Do with Classroom Learning? Exploring Social Executive Functioning and Social Emotional Learning for Early Learners( ages 4 - 7 )

Learn strategies to promote executive functioning in play, the classroom, and group collaboration! Practical, fun, and innovative strategies help kids understand group and play dynamics as well as improve how they work, play, and learn in groups.  To accomplish this, we delve deeply into teaching these concepts: understanding social expectations, flexible versus stuck thinking, identifying the size of the problem, making smart guesses, and sharing an imagination. We will also delve into our new assessment and treatment*-planning tool to assist with encouraging individualized group play and learning, called the Group Collaboration, Play and Problem Solving Scale (GPS), which is paired with a checklist and differentiated play activities.  The goal of this course is to offer cutting edge information and teach attendees how to use We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers with fidelity. We Thinkers! Volume 2 is the second set in a two-volume series formerly called The Incredible Flexible You!. The information presented in this course builds on the five core Social Thinking concepts presented in our precursory course, “Teaching Social Thinking to Early Learners through Stories and Play-Based Activities.”

Course Content Disclosure: While this course includes information on other products (books/lessons) and the research/work of other authors, it primarily focuses on the content included in the We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers curriculum guide, storybooks, and the Group Collaboration, Play and Problem Solving (GPS) assessment and treatment guide for the purpose of teaching this information with fidelity.

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Social executive functioning is at the heart of successful play, social interaction, and learning as part of a group. In this course, we’ll teach how to move from the five basic Social Thinking lessons in We Thinkers! Volume 1 (formerly named The Incredible Flexible You!) to the more complex lessons presented in Volume 2. Attendees will engage in group-learning activities that align with the research and learn strategies to use in their classroom, clinic, or home the very next day! Explore concepts such as: the role of play and working as part of a group in the development of self-regulation, social problem solving, and executive functioning. We will also look at why a child who has difficulty with social attention will have trouble with sharing an imagination and interacting/playing with peers. We delve into teaching kids to become better social observers, and tips for deciphering the “hidden rules” and social expectations of a situation. From there we move to teaching strategies around the concepts of Flexible versus Stuck Thinking, recognizing the Size of the Problem, making Smart Guesses, and Sharing an Imagination. Learn to use our newest tool, Social Thinking’s Group Collaboration, Play and Problem Solving Scale (GPS) to understand the five different levels of play and how they relate to classroom participation and academic standards! Understand how this play scale interfaces with and expands upon other known scales such as the Westby Play Scale (2000), a gold standard in the literature of play assessment. Learn how the lessons and activities in the We Thinkers! curriculum are adapted for each level of the Social Thinking GPS, and how the information can be used in Pre-K-2 mainstream classrooms as part of social emotional learning (SEL), Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), and Response to Intervention (RTI) programs. Our goal is to teach how to use We Thinkers! Volume 2 and related treatment ideas with fidelity. The information presented on this day builds on the five core Social Thinking concepts presented in our precursory course, “Teaching Social Thinking to Early Learners through Stories and Play-Based Activities.”
 
*Treatment refers to conceptual and strategy-based frameworks for building understanding and use of social skills and social thinking.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe two strategies for helping individuals learn to be more flexible thinkers.
  2. Describe two strategies to help individuals learn how problem solving involves self-regulation.
  3. Design a lesson to promote a child’s development of shared, collaborative, imaginative play (SCIP). 
  4. Describe two aspects of each of the five levels of play as explained through Social Thinking’s Group Collaboration, Play and Problem Solving Scale (GPS). 
  5. Define two different strategies to provide differentiated instruction to students who have different interactive play abilities.
  6. Explain how to teach students how to read the “hidden rules” to figure out what behaviors are expected in a specific situation. 


7:30-8:30 Sign in and use "expected" social behavior to chat and find a seat. Conference begins at 8:30.
8:30-10:30 Explore Shared Collaborative Imaginative Play (SCIP): how it develops, the relation to social executive function, the connection to academics and classroom learning, and why it can be so difficult for an individual with a social learning challenge.
10:30-10:40 Break
10:40-12:00 Introduce the Social Thinking Group Collaboration, Play and Social Problem Solving Scale (GPS).
12:00-12:50 Break for Lunch
12:50-2:10 Detail the tenets of teaching and related strategies embedded in the five units of We Thinkers! Volume 2: Expected and Unexpected Behavior, Smart Guess, Flexible and Stuck Thinking.
2:10-2:25 Break
2:25-3:45
Continue to explore practical strategies for teaching We Thinkers! Volume 2: Size of the Problem, Sharing an Imagination.

At this conference, earn continuing education units/credits/clock hours at no additional cost! Each course offers 6 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda for their records.

We are proud to be a continuing education provider for Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Certified Counselors, such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, and others.

We offer continuing education units/credits/clock hours through:

  • ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • CES: Commonwealth Educational Seminars
  • NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors
  • And more!

See Continuing Education Information at the bottom of this page for the complete listing of our partner programs.

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Continuing Education Information

At this conference, earn continuing education units/credits/clock hours at no additional cost. Each of our courses offers 6 hours of instruction and each attendee will be given a certificate of attendance and a course agenda for their records.

We are proud to be a continuing education provider for Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical and School Psychologists, and Certified Counselors, such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, and others.

New York

Social Workers: Social Thinking, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0334. Earn 6 Contact Hours for each course!

Canada

SLPs & OTs: Each attendee will receive a Certificate of Attendance and Agenda for each course as proof of participation. Earn 6 CEEs per course!

 

 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

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Each course is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

 

ASHA credits will be available to Speech Language Pathologists interested in receiving and maintaining their continuing education hours through ASHA. All SLPs enrolling in ASHA CEUs will need to bring their ASHA number with them to include on their CEU registration form. Signing in & out and filling out a registration form is required for each day you attend the conference.

 

 

Commonwealth Educational Seminars

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Continuing Education Units for Social Workers, LMHCs, LMFTs, Clinical and School Psychologists are provided.  States that are covered are listed below.  Some states have exceptions and these are noted as well.

 

Social Workers: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Ste B, Culpepper, VA 22701) www.aswb.org

 

Social workers should contact their regulatory board determine course approval. Social workers receive 6 continuing education clock hours participating in this course for each workshop day. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: CE hours are not available through CES for Social Workers in NJ.

 

Marriage and Family Therapists: The following marriage and family therapy boards accept programs offered by NBCC, ASWB or APA approved providers (of which CES is approved): AL, AR, AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, IA, KS, LA, MD, ME, MN, MS, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, TN, VA, VT, WA AND WI. In addition, CES is approved for CA MFTs. Marriage and family therapists receive 6 CE hours credit for each workshop day.

 

Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program. Psychologists completing this program earn 6 continuing education hours of credit. 

 

 

NBCC Credit: Certified Counselors

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Certified Counselors receive 6 clock hours for each conference day toward NBCC credit. Social Thinking, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6685. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Social Thinking, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

 

 

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES)

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Social Thinking is an approved training provider (CE153196) by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) for continuing education units toward the Certified Autism Specialist (CAS) and the Autism Certificate (AC).

 

 

Become Certified as an Autism Professional!
By attending a Social Thinking course you will become qualified for your autism certification. Use the partner code SOCIAL to receive 20% off of your Autism Certification at www.ibcces.org/apply. For questions, contact kristin@ibcces.org.

 

cas About the Certified Autism Specialist: The Certified Autism Specialist (CAS) is a Master’s level certification that  recognizes an individual’s experience and training with approved providers of autism education. A CAS must meet board  requirements, maintain 14 continuing education hours in autism and pass the IBCCES Autism Competency Exam. For  more information, visit www.certifiedautismspecialist.com.

 

IBCCES Autism Certificate About the Autism Certificate: The Autism Certificate is a non-Masters level certification that recognizes professionals  dedicated to promoting quality care in the field of autism. For more information, visit www.autismcertificate.com.

 

 

 

 

Courses4Teachers & University of the Pacific

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Earn Professional Development Credit
Earn three Semester Units of University of the Pacific Graduate-Level, Professional Development Credit for your work related to or inspired by Social Thinking training events. Learn more at www.courses4teachers.net/credit-for-social-thinking or by contacting Courses4Teachers at (925) 837-3817 or Courses4Teachers@Courses4Teachers.net.