Autism Spectrum Disorder Learning Series- ''Parent Collaboration: Using ACT to Interrupt our Assumptions''



 Autism Spectrum Disorder Learning Series


Parent Collaboration:

"Using ACT to Interrupt our Assumptions"


Presenter: Adrienne Bradley M.Ed., BCBA., LBA


Date:July 13, 2021

Time: 11:00am -12:00pm

Location: Virtual - Zoom



"Adrienne Bradley graduated from Central Michigan University, in 2014 with a Bachelors in Exercise Science, and a minor in Psychology. After college she began working within the public-school systems, where she found there was a need for services with students who were diagnosed with Autism. This is where her love for Applied Behavior Analysis began. In December 2016, Adrienne began her masters at Wayne State University. She graduated in December 2018 with a master’s in Education Psychology, and a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis, then became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst in August of 2018. She has experience working with children and adolescents within the home, school, and clinic settings. Adrienne has experience in teaching coursework within ABA and being heavily involved in the community. Adrienne's focus has been to provide education, experiences, and disseminate ABA to underserved communities."


Prior research has demonstrated both the efficacy of behavioral parent training in effectively teaching parent skill implementation; and of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) base training program in improving perceived parenting abilities. The purpose of the presentation will be to assess current BCBA perspectives towards difficult parent training and using ACT principles to achieve more collaborative and efficient parent training strategies. ACT based training component, following a behavior parent training, in increasing participant integrity of skill implementation.

Course Objective:

1. The audience will be able to identify basic ACT principles

2. The audience will be able to recognize ethical and effective strategies towards parent training

3. The audience will be able to reflect on current behavior that may be a barrier to effective parent training


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Continuing Education Information



 The DWC is an approved provider of Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative credits.



 The DWC is an approved provider of Michigan Certified Board of Addictions Professionals credits.



The DWC is an approved provider of Child Mental Health Professional credits.



The DWC is an approved provider of Qualified Mental Health Professional credits.



The DWC is an approved provider of Qualified Behavioral Health Professional credits.



The DWC is an approved provider of Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional credits.