Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
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Courtyard Richmond West by Marriott 
6400 West Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230

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Christine Holland 

Evidence Based Strategies for Assessment and Intervention of Challenging Behavior 

This 7-hour training session will review evidence-based strategies for assessing and treating challenging behaviors commonly exhibited by individuals with developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Participants will be introduced to a variety of a tools that can be used to assess the function or cause of challenging behavior.  The presenter will then introduce evidence-based intervention strategies based on function. Emphasis will be placed on proactive interventions to teach alternative behavior. This training is appropriate for adult and child service providers, special education teachers and administrators and anyone who conducts behavior assessments and creates interventions for challenging behavior.

  1. Identify the types of challenging behaviors that can sometimes be exhibited by individuals with developmental delays including ASD.
  2. Identify the common functions/causes of changing behavior.
  3. Describe the characteristics and components of the different types of functional behavior assessment.
  4. Define and describe effective antecedent interventions.
  5. Define and describe effective strategies for teaching alternative behavior.Identify the essential components of a behavior support plan

This training covers the follow DBHDS Behavioral Skill Competencies:  1.H, 1.I, 2.A, 2.B, 2.C, 2.E, 2.G., 2.J , 3.A, 3.D, 3.H, 4.B, 4.C, 4.F, 4.H, 4.M, 5.N, 5.O, 6.B, 6.E, 7.A, 7.B, 7.C, 7.D, 7.J, 7.K


**Please note that this is a 1-day workshop on February 26, 2019 from 8:30AM - 4:30PM & you must attend all day to meet the training requirement.** 


  • Registration will close on 2/25/19. The deadline to cancel your registration with a refund is 2/12/2019. After 2/12/2019, you will not be able to receive a refund.
  • Participants will be provided with all training materials and a certificate of attendance.
  • An hour lunch break will be given with lunch on your own. 



  • Early bird rate (before 1/28/2019) is $40.00.
  • Regular rate (after 1/28/2019) is $50.00.
  • There is a $25.00 rate for Virginia CSB, REACH, licensed day support and licensed residential staff, as well as discounts for CA partners and staff. You must have a qualifying email address.
  • If you qualify, please email Nick Fields at nick.fields@cahumanservices.org for the coupon code.**