Autism and Aggression: Strategies for Success

Steven Gonzalez, PhD, BCBA-D, LCDC-I, Clinical Director for the South Texas Behavioral Institute, Lead Faculty Psychology Chair for the University of Phoenix, San Antonio campus and graduate school professor for Kaplan University’s Applied Behavior Analysis graduate program presents “Autism and Aggression: Strategies for Success.” This 5-part video series, recorded during claritycon2014, presents some of the challenges that may be present in working with an individual who has autism, provides fundamentals for the treatment of aggression and discusses how to incorporate alternative behaviors.

The objectives for this 5-part series include how to:

  • Recognize aggression from a behavioral analytic perspective.
  • Understand multiple interventions to successfully defuse aggression.
  • Incorporate replacement behavior for aggression.

Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted Dr. Gonzalez at claritycon2014 on June 12, 2014.

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  • Claritycon is Clarity Child Guidance Center’s annual summit on children’s mental health. Created in 2013, this conference equips educators, therapists, physicians, social workers, childcare workers, and community members with important children’s mental health information.

The opinions, representations and statements made within this guest article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of One in Five Minds or Clarity Child Guidance Center. Any copyright remains with the author and any liability with regard to infringement of intellectual property rights remain with them. One in Five Minds and Clarity Child Guidance Center accepts no liability for any errors, omissions or representations.

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