Professional Training

Our Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)® trainings provides a strong a strong knowledge base of PRT® research and methodology. Content typically covered includes; Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), History and Development of PRT®, PRT® service delivery model, delineation of pivotal areas and the corresponding interventions (i.e., motivation, responding to multiple cues, self-initiations, and self-management), motivational procedures of PRT® for teaching social-communication (including child attention and clear instructions, maintenance tasks, child choice, contingent reinforcement, reinforcement of communicative attempts, direct and natural reinforcement, types of opportunities for evoking language, creating learning opportunities in the natural environment), facilitating social interactions with typically developing peers, self-management, Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA), and motivational academics. Trainings can be tailored to the specific needs of each agency or school.