The Social Scoop! Promoting Social Competence

  • 10 Nov 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Autism Connection of PA, 35 Wilson Street #101, Pittsburgh, PA 15223
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The Social Scoop!

Promoting Social Competence

 Presented by

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.

Program Description

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.

Learning Objectives

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
Autism Connection of PA    711 Bingham Street     Pittsburgh, PA 15203     (412) 781-4116         The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania certifies that the Autism Connection of PA is registered as a charitable organization with the Department of State's Bureau of Charitable Organizations under the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Acts, 10 P.S. Section 161.2 et seq., and is authorized to solicit charitable contributions under the conditions and limitations set forth under the Act. The certification does not imply endorsement by the Commonwealth. 
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