2016 Fall Conference
October 6, 2016
Building Social Relationships through Evidence Based Social Skills Programming for Youth with Autism Spectrum
Scott Bellini, Ph.D.
The workshop will provide an overview of the Building Social Relationships (BSR) program, a social skills instructional model developed by Dr. Bellini. The workshop integrates research on social-emotional functioning with effective strategies for teaching social skills to children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The BSR program provides a systematic and comprehensive framework to guide parents and practitioners in the development and implementation of social skills programming.
Learning Objectives for Participants
Scott Bellini, PhD is the Director of the Social Skills Research Clinic (SSRC), a university based center specializing in developing and empirically examining the outcomes of social skill interventions for youth with ASD. He is also a faculty member in the School Psychology program at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana and an endorsed Health Services Provider in Psychology. He is currently conducting research on professional development outcomes for educators, anxiety disorders, and social skill interventions, including video modeling for youth with ASD. He has published numerous research manuscripts and has provided consultation and training to families and professionals in over 35 states on the topic of social skills programming for students with ASD. He is the author of the book, Building Social Relationships, which was named the Literary Work of the Year by the Autism Society of America.
The Autism Society of Wisconsin has a room block with a special conference rate of $89.99 plus taxes at the Best Western Riverfront. Please call (608) 781-7000 or toll free (877) 688-9260 and mention the Autism Society of Wisconsin to make a reservation. The deadline to reserve a room for the special conference rate is September 12, 2016.
To register for the conference, please submit your registration form with payment either online or by fax, mail or email. The deadline to register is September 27th, 2016. Onsite registration will be available for an additional fee.
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** Groups of 4 or more individuals from the same organization/school are eligible for a 20% discount. All registrations must be made at the same time and be made with the same payment. The deadline for group registrations is September 23, 2016.
Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation requests must be submitted by September 23, 2016 for consideration. There are no refunds after this date. If cancellation results in ineligibility for the group discount, the remaining group participants will be responsible for the balance due. A $25 processing fee will accompany each cancelled registration. Substitutions can be made at no cost.
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