The Social Scoop!
Promoting Social Competence
Michelle Lubetsky, M.Ed., BCBA
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Autism Connection of PA
35 Wilson Street #101
Pittsburgh, PA 15223
Continuing Education Credits Available:
AOTA, Act 48, Social Workers, BCBA
Michelle Lubetsky is a certified Social Mentor through Social Thinking, Inc. and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is employed as a Training and Consultation Coordinator at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit where she supports educators to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Mrs. Lubetsky has taught general, special, and higher education, and she has expertise in the areas of autism and supports for students with complex needs. She has presented at numerous professional seminars, both locally and nationally, and is a contributing author to the text, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Oxford Press, 2011.
This session will address the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders or related disorders to evaluate social situations AND apply appropriate social responses. Sample instructional tools will be shared. References include the works of Michelle Garcia Winner, Think Social, and Scott Bellini, Building Social Competence.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will:
- Describe the impact of social competence
- Describe areas of social challenge for individuals with ASD
- Identify sample tools for social skill assessment
- Identify tools and strategies to enhance social problem solving