Self-Injurious Behaviors: What causes SIBs and how can we address them from a sensory perspective?
This 90-minute prerecorded webinar provides an overview of what is known about self-injurious behaviors as they relate to people with developmental disabilities. We review SIB research, present a method of analyzing the behaviors, and share strategies for reducing the frequency and intensity of SIBs. Participants can download and print the course manual as well as other helpful forms.
- Identify three potential causes of self-injurious behaviors.
- Differentiate the proactive vs. reactive role of sensory strategies in addressing SIBs.
- Select up to three cognitive strategies that may be useful in addressing SIBs.
- Identify the factors included in the ABC method of behavior analysis.
- Recognize the role of rewards and consequences in addressing SIBs.
Target Audience: beginning- to intermediate-level occupational therapists and other professionals working with individuals with self-injurious behaviors
Course Instructor: Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L
Learning Assessment: Objective post-test
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education (#8215). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course is approved for 0.15 AOTA CEU or 1.5 contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention.
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