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How Do I Help With Behavior?

How to Effectively Use Prompting to Decrease Problem Behavior and Increase Student Independence

This workshop will provide a detailed explanation of the different levels of prompting to decrease problem behaviors and increase student independence. Content covered will include best practice, behavior-based interventions for effectively using prompting strategies within the classroom. Strategies will focus on deciding what level of prompting to use and when to fade those prompts to increase student skills and independence.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the prompt hierarchy
  • Practice the use of prompts at each level
  • Practice determining the purpose of prompting and what level to use in supporting students through video examples and case studies
  • When Thursday, January 19, 2016
    12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Location SCOE, Oak Rooms D-E
    Presenter Tara Zombres
    Cost Free
    Audience Paraeducators who work with students with mod/sev disabilities from K through 8th grade. Attendance is restricted to current employees of Sonoma County schools and agencies.
    Registration Norma Leiva-Fernandez, (707) 524-2752,
    Questions Suzanne Tribbey, (707) 524-2758,

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