Top Five Skills Needed for Effective Supervision: a Conversation with Dr. Tyra Sellers & Dr. Bridget Taylor

By: Dr. Bridget Taylor, PsyD, BCBA-D
Top 5 Skills Needed Effective Supervision: Conversation with Dr. Tyra Sellers & Dr. Bridget Taylor

About this Webinar

Dr. Tyra Sellers, owner of TP Sellers, LLC and author of Training Performance Success, and Dr. Bridget Taylor, co-founder, and CEO of Alpine Learning Group, join Rethink to discuss key considerations for effective supervision.

This webinar is eligible for 1 Supervision CE. (Recorded)​

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Attendees will be able to list the 5 recommended practices for supervision
  2. Attendees will be able to describe several behaviors associated with effective feedback on the part of the provider and receiver
  3. Attendees will be able to identify behaviors that contribute to a positive long-term supervisory relationship

About the Guest Speaker

Dr. Tyra Sellers, owner of TP Sellers, LLC and author of Training Performance Success

Dr. Tyra Sellers, JD, Ph.D, BCBA-D

Owner of TP Sellers, LLC

Dr. Sellers earned a B.A. in Philosophy and M.A. in Special Education from San Francisco State University, a J.D. from the University of San Francisco, a Ph.D. from Utah State University, and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst®. Her professional and research interests focus on professional ethics, training and supervision, assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, and variability.

Dr. Sellers has over 20 years of clinical experience working with individuals with disabilities in a wide variety of settings. She has held positions as an Assistant Professor at Utah State University and as the Director of Ethics at the Behavior Analyst Certification Board®. She has published several journal articles, four co-authored book chapters, co-authored the book titled Building and Sustaining Meaningful and Effective Relationships As A Supervisor and Mentor and the workbook titled pair titled The New Supervisor Workbook and The Consulting Supervisor’s Workbook. She currently serves on the editorial boards for several journals.

About the Author

Bridget A. Taylor Headshot

Executive Director at Alpine Learning Group and Senior Clinical Advisor at Rethink

Dr. Bridget A. Taylor is co-founder and CEO of Alpine Learning Group and is Senior Clinical Advisor for Rethink. Dr. Taylor has specialized in the education of children with Autism for over 30 years. She holds a Doctor of Psychology from Rutgers University and received her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Columbia University. She is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Psychologist. She 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.

Active in the Autism research community, Dr. Taylor has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters, on innovative practices to improve the lives of individuals with autism. Dr. Taylor 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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