Our Next Guest: A Conversation With Bridget Taylor, Jill Dardig & Bill Heward

By: RethinkBH Team

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About this Free CE Webinar

Dr. Jill Dardig and Dr. Bill Heward discuss their new book Let’s Make a Contract: A Positive Way to Change Your Child’s Behavior with Dr. Bridget Taylor. The panelists will discuss research on contracting, best practices to use with family members, and advice for behavior analysts working with families.

This webinar is eligible for 1 General CE.

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Learning Objectives

After this session, attendees should be able to:

  • State the purpose and give an example of each part of a behavior contract: Task, Reward, Task Record, Official Seal, and Signatures.
  • Describe how parents and their children can use three lists to identify tasks and select rewards for family contracts.
  • Identify three common reasons why family contracts fail.

About the Speakers

Dr. Jill C. Dardig, Ed.D.

Dr. Jill C. Dardig, Ed.D.

Professor Emerita of Education at Ohio Dominican University

Dr. Dardig trained special education teachers for 30 years and has written several books and other publications about and for parents including Involving Parents of Students with Special Needs: 25 Ready-to-Use Strategies (Corwin Press, 2008).

Dr. William L. Heward, Ed.D., BCBA-D.

Dr. William L. Heward, Ed.D., BCBA-D.

Professor Emeritus in the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State University

A Past President and Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Dr. Heward’s publications include co-authoring the books, Applied Behavior Analysis (3rd ed., Pearson, 2020) and Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education (12th ed., Pearson, 2022).

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Dr. Bridget Taylor, PsyD, BCBA-D

Executive Director of Alpine Learning Group/ Senior Clinical Advisor for Rethink

Dr. Taylor is past president of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and past Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. She currently serves on several editorial boards and the Autism Advisory Group for the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. Dr. Taylor has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters on innovative practices to improve the lives of individuals with autism, and was recently recognized by the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis International for her outstanding contributions and was given ABAI’s Fellow designation.

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About the Author

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Erin Mayberry, BCBA, LBA

Director of Community Engagement

Erin Mayberry is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has been in the field of ABA since 2009. Prior to Rethink, Erin provided clinical consultation to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families in home, clinic, and school settings, as well as staff training in behavioral crisis prevention. Erin has been with Rethink since 2018, and has worked in professional services, customer success, and most recently as Rethink’s Director of Community Engagement, working with our customers to create successful and meaningful partnerships.

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