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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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Positive Approaches: Approaching Positively

This training will focus on the key elements of Positive Approaches. Participants will understand the many ways that words and actions may or may not influence behavior; it is often more than just semantics. Positive Approaches promotes behavioral change through mutual responsiveness and especially personal growth. The compassionate, genuine, and rapport building techniques set the tone of a relationship, aiding in behavioral change naturally, as it cannot be imported mechanically.

Bob Krome has worked in the field of therapy/behavior supports for the last 14 years with people with Intellectual Disabilities. He is a current member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) and the Mid-Atlantic Region for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (MARATSA). Bob is also a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional (CSOTP).

Vance Farrell is a trainer with New Leaf Supports and has a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Psychology. He has worked in the mental health field for 9 years and is a Certified Peer Specialist Supervisor.

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 3:00 - 4:30 pm