TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of continuous education and professional training to meet the growing needs of health care professionals, teachers, special educators and the community. The Training and Professional Development Department believes that education is a lifelong need for individual and professional growth. Only through continuous learning can we hope to maintain the highest level of professional excellence meeting the needs of our clients as care givers. Our courses and workshop are accredited from Dubai Health Care City –Center for Health Care Planning and Quality and from the Ministry of Health United Arab Emirates.

We offer the following trainings to parents, schools/nurseries and other professionals:

Our Mission:

Is to provide an outstanding and distinctive intellectual social and physical environment in which
learning may flourish. Our goal is to help individuals reach their maximum potential and to provide continuing education programs across the nation. In order to achieve this goal and to demonstrate our commitment to quality learning for enhanced patient care; highly qualified and respected professionals in their field are selected for presentation.

Professional Workshops

I. Standard School Inclusion Trainings:

  • Understanding Inclusive Schooling & the Role of Behavioral Therapy
  • School Shadow Training
  • Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) – Preparation & Implementation
  • Creating a Comfortable Classroom
  • Academic Accommodations and Modifications

II. Diagnosis and Behavior Management Trainings:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disorders
  • Managing Behavior using Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Support Plans (BSPs)
  • Developmental Screening
  • ADOS Assessment Professional Training
  • Reading and Understanding Psychological Reports
  • Child Protection and Ethical Practice

III. Supplemental Trainings:

  • Visual Schedules – More than just creating a list of Activities
  • Token Economy Systems
  • Prompting and Fading Techniques
  • Reinforcement
  • Incidental Teaching and Natural Environment Training (NET)
  • Executive Functioning (EF) – What it is and Its Impact on Education, Communication and Daily
  • Living Skills
  • Theory of Mind – What it is and Its Impact on Social Skills (Social Competence)
  • Improve Pragmatic Understanding & Improve Socialization

IV. Skill Building trainings:

  • Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
  • Introduction to Verbal Behavior
  • Teaching Non-Vocal Individuals using Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Data Collection and Graphing

V. The Hanen Parent Training Program:

  • It takes Two to Talk
  • More Than Words