Goals, Lessons and Outcomes - Social Work

Goals, Lessons and Outcomes
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When we work with autistic individuals, we often identify new skills that need to be taught to improve the person’s quality of life and reduce behaviours of concern. The process of teaching involves developing goals, designing lessons, and measuring learning outcomes.

This workshop will cover the writing of goals, the two principle types of lessons, lesson design, and the collection and analysis of data to measure progress.

Course Outline

  1. Identifying skills to teach
  2. Writing SMART goals
  3. Discrete versus sequential lessons
  4. Task analysis
  5. Types of prompts
  6. Fading prompts
  7. Correcting errors
  8. Recording responses
  9. Analyzing & interpreting data
  10. Goal modification
  11. Q & A

Course Objectives

On completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how to identify individual goals
  2. List the components of SMART goals
  3. Generate SMART goals
  4. Define discrete lessons versus sequential lessons
  5. Describe how to write a task analysis
  6. Define “prompt” and list the different types
  7. Describe how to fade prompts
  8. Collect data reflecting performance and progress
  9. Modify goals based on outcome data

Who Can Benefit?

This workshop is appropriate for parents, teachers, support workers, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and psychologists.

Providers Terms

  1. Please note that registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis and course fees must be paid prior to closing date to reserve a place.
  2. Payment of fees is not a guarantee for the event to be staged as planned. Should the event be cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be made to all registered participants and no other claims are allowed. The organizer disclaims responsibility should any change in the event occur for any reason.
  3. Participants to the course are not allowed to split registration for different persons.
  4. For 1 full day seminar, only one set of meal entitlement per day shall be given to the registered participants. For half day seminar, only coffee and tea will be provided.
  5. Food served will be “no pork and no lard”.
  6. No refund of fees for participant cancellations including medical leave but substitutions are allowed with written request to organizer at least two working days before the course commences.
  7. Registration will be taken as confirmed upon receipt of payment or issuance of invoice. Any cancellation will not be allowed. However, substitutions are allowed with written request to organizer at least two working days before the course commences. Please note that registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment must be received by due date, before attendance of training.
  8. All information provided in this form is accurate up to the closing date of normal registration.
Normal Rate$322Closed


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Contact Hours:

7.0 hrs


Wed, 15 March 2023

Start Time:

9:00 AM


1 Day






Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

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317 Outram Rd,
Singapore, Singapore,
Singapore, 169075

Bridging Talents


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Ms Amanda Reed

Amanda is a speech pathologist with a Masters in Applied Linguistics. She has worked in the field of autism, across a range of settings and services, for over 30 years. Amanda has most recently worked as a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner in regional New South Wales and Victoria, Australia, a role which involved working with families to build capacity in managing the family member with autism. Amanda has facilitated workshops for professionals and families on the features of autism, the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), teaching critical communication skills, applied behaviour analysis, rewards and reinforcement, and positive behaviour support. She has worked collaboratively with families, schools and allied health professionals to implement supports to improve the quality of life of individuals on the autism spectrum and has consulted to autism programs internationally. Amanda is passionate about ensuring that individuals with autism have functional communication skills and that positive behaviour support is used to create an autism-friendly environment and to improve quality of life.

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