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, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorders. Gwen is the owner of Sensational Brain LLC and creator of BrainWorks sensory diet tools. Gwen presents to audiences nationwide on topics related to sensory modulation. She lives in Galesburg, Michigan, with her husband and three teenage daughters.
- Financial: Gwen Wild is the owner of Sensational Brain LLC and receives proceeds from all sales.
- Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Post-Test: Before receiving a certificate, learners must take an objective post-test to demonstrate they acquired the learning outcomes. An attestation statement is included indicating the learner viewed the entire course and completed the post-test independently. A passing grade is ≥ 70%.
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.
Sensational Brain LLC is an approved CE provider for the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia Boards of Occupational Therapy. Our CE Broker tracking number is 50-20546. This course code is 20-593304. CEUs are uploaded weekly. Please provide your license information with your post-test.
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