Interdisciplinary teams work cooperatively supporting the delivery of services to individuals, families, and caretakers. At times, differing perspectives make collaboration challenging which can negatively impact caregivers and client outcomes, especially when goals and/or interventions are not in alignment. Professionals require instruction in communication strategies that can help break down professional barriers to collaborate effectively while maintaining their own ethical and professional obligations. In this two-hour webinar, Dr. Julia Fiebig will provide instruction in the behavior that promotes effective communication and collaboration for prosocial behavior in a group, core design principles needed for equitable group functioning, inclusive decision making processes, and principles of theme centered communication. At the end of this event, members of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams will leave with information that will encourage more effective communication and collaboration and strategies to establish prosocial behavior across members of the group to improve the way the group functions
Behavioral health professionals working with those diagnosed with autism and related disabilities and their families, including SLPs, OTs, Behavior Analysts, Psychologists, Care Coordinators, Counselors, Nurses and other Medical Professionals.
We also welcome those for whom the topic is within their scope of practice, students and others who are also interested in the topic to join us. Note that continuing education credit may not be available for all professionals in the target audience. ABAC will provide a certificate of attendance for those who attend for professional development purposes.
After attending this event participants should be able to:
1) Identify prosocial principles of a group.
2) Identify tools and processes that pinpoint core values of a group
3) Identify processes for inclusive decision making
4) Identify behavior that support effective and inclusive communication