Conference on child behavior set for Oct. 27
The Oklahoma Parents Center (OPC) is hosting a conference Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Western Technologies Center in Burns Flat. The conference, titled “Building Relationships to Create Successful Change”, will feature Dr. Laura Riffel, Ph.D.
Dr. Riffel is a behaviorist, who has over 30 years of experience working with children. She has trained thousands of teachers, parents, counselors, psychologists, administrators and bus drivers how to make data based decisions as a way to change behavior. Her sessions are filled with humor and make data collection easy to understand and to use once back in the school or home setting. She has dedicated her life to making behavior change as easy as A-B-C. Dr. Riffel manages www.behaviordoctor.org, her personal site and ww.wpbis.org, the National Technical Assistance Center for Positive behavioral Interventions and Supports.
The conference will offer sessions with various other Oklahoma favorites throughout the day, including JoAnne Blades, Director of the Special Education Resolution Center and Kayla Bower.
The conference is offered through the Oklahoma Parents Center, in conjunction with the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Local organization, Oklahoma Parent Advocates for Children with Special Needs (OPAC) is also a partner in the conference.
The conference is free, but limited to the first 100 registrants. Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given throughout the day.
To register for the conference, email your name, address, phone number, job title along with any special accommodations you might need to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 405-379-2106.