Level 1 ABA Training will be 12 hours in length, over 2 days, and will focus on:

The principles of ABA: 

  • Teaching Strategies: discrete trial teaching, prompting, chaining, shaping, Natural Environment Teaching (NET)
  • reinforcement assessments, positive reinforcement and pairing, 
  • data collection, session notes
  • Verbal Behavior, manding, tacting, echoic, intraverbals,
  • functions of behavior and how to reduce challenging behaviors in the Early Intervention population

Recognizing the family has a central role in the child’s early life, and understanding the family’s values, culture, priorities, concerns, and resources as they relate to their child, and 

Recognizing the importance of Embedded Coaching/routine-based interventions/activity-based interventions, which focus on a family’s routines and ways to systematically implement strategies in a family’s natural everyday routines while using parental feedback.

Instructional Methods include: PowerPoint, videos, discussion and group activities.

The Workshop is geared towards professionals working with an early childhood (Early Intervention / CPSE) population, and prepares individuals to sit for the Nassau/Suffolk County Tier 1 Exam.




This workshop is appropriate for prospective providers who:

  • Have not received formal ABA training

  • Have not taken or who have not passed the Nassau/Suffolk County Tier 1 Exam

  • Who may need additional training to successfully implement ABA methodologies during treatment sessions

Who this Workshop is designed for

Megan Kearney, M.S. Ed. - Megan received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Childhood Education and Student’s with Disabilities from SUNY Cortland/SUNY Old Westbury.  She graduated with a Master’s Degree from the CASE program at C.W. Post/Long Island University and continued on to receive an Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis.  She will be taking her board exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2016.  Megan has worked in a variety of settings including: public school, private homes, center-based programs and adult rehabilitation.  She has over 8 years of experience working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis providing direct service to individuals with autism, family training, supervision and on-going training to special educators and support staff.  

39 E. Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, NY 11051



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Registration: $150

Make checks payable to: Center for Infant and Toddler Development

Call: (516) 385-8044 for more information and to REGISTER

*Attendees will receive a refund of up to $150 upon delivery of 100 sessions of ABA (that are provided through CITD), $75 of which will be refunded after the first 50 sessions.

A Community of Learners

Contact Us:      P. (516) 385-8044   /   (718) 521-2874    /   (631) 203-0233       F. (516) 706-1740

Date to be Announced 

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

* Workshop begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

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