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2016 Mid-Year Conference

February 7–9, 2016

San Antonio, Texas

Simple Science for easy participant involvement

Monday, February 8, 2016 at 8:30 AM–10:00 AM CST
Medina (50) classroom
Session Description

In this session, Participants will be introduced the therapeutic benefits of doing science activities with populations of developmental disabilities and behavioral health. Participants will hear a quick introduction about the speakers success when using science activates at her profession and noticeable change she has seen in her populations affect and participation levels. Participants will then be given a lecture on techniques used to facilitate program success. Participants will then learn and practice two different science activates. The session will conclude with a wrap up discussion and questions

Learning Outcomes - Provide three measurable learning objectives for the session that relate to the NCTRC Job Anaylsis.
  1. Planning interventions and programs

 2. Implement interventions and/ or Programs

 3. Develop and maintain Programs

Participants will learn techniques for conducting ongoing program evaluations specifically related to scientific activities

Detailed Session Outline - Include time spent on each portion of the outline. An example is given in the help text.
  1. Introduction of presenter (5 mins)
  2. Plan interventions and/ or programs related to science activities (10 mins)
  3. Implement Interventions and/ or programs related to science activates (40 mins)

4. Break into groups to practice different activity implementations (25 mins)

Wrap up and evaluation (10 mins)

NCTRC Job Analysis.

Implementation: Selection of programs, Modalities and/or interventions

Target Audience
New Graduates/New Professionals
Mid-Career Professionals


Rose Berghash,CTRS, The Milieu Center