Seminar by the Behavior Doctor

Duct Tape is not a Behavioral Intervention!

Positive Interventions and Effective Strategies for Dealing with Behavior

Dr. Laura Riffel, known as The Behavior Doctor, will be sharing evidence-based interventions. You will receive a copy of her new book, mnemonic tools to help you remember the basics, and interventions you can take back and use the next day in your setting or situation.

Dr. Riffel has over 30 years of experience. She also ran a statewide program dealing with impeding behaviors in center based programs and ran a day clinic for children with extreme behaviors. She has developed thousands of tools to help parents, teachers, social workers, bus drivers, psychologists, counselors, administrators, and pediatricians help children have better behavior with simple to use strategies.

This presentation is given in conjunction with the University of Central Oklahoma- Department of Special Education. (See more information on the University of Central Oklahoma's Special Education Program at the bottom of this flyer.)

Duct Tape is not a Behavioral Intervention

Wednesday, Feb. 26th, 9am-4pm

100 N. University Drive- Edmond, OK

This event will be held at the University of Central Oklahoma at the Nigh Center in Constitution Hall (100 N University Dr, Edmond, OK 73034).

Parking is available. Please tell the parking attendant you are attending a seminar.

Cost is $99 for attendees. We cannot guarantee a book for you if you enroll after February 7, 2014. We will allow people to enroll at the door; however, we may run out of books. All those enrolling at the door will have to have an approved purchase order from their school district, check, money order, or cash.

You will receive the following:

  • Copy of the new book "Duct Tape is not a Behavioral Intervention"
  • Mnemonic tools to help you remember the 10 rules of behavior
  • Evidence-based strategies tested on children ages 3-21
  • Strategies for ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Oppositional or Non-compliant behaviors, and bi-polar disorder
  • Strategies for building a multi-modal behavioral intervention plan which addresses antecedent manipulations, replacement behavior teaching, and consequence modifications
  • Certificate for six hours of instruction in behavior modification strategies - which can be used by BCBA for the 25% rule. Continuing Education Units for educators.

Topics We Will Cover

08:30-09:00- Entrance with Emailed Ticket


  • Ten Rules Governing All Behavior
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Behavior Specific Strategies
  • Environmental Changes
  • Replacement Behaviors
  • Contingencies and Rewards
  • How to Build Excitement for Being Good
  • Interventions-Interventions-Interventions
  • You will hear interventions for neuro-typical children, children with ADHD, Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, Language Processing, Oppositional or Non-Compliant Behaviors, Disruptive Behaviors, and Aggressive Behaviors
  • All Interventions Are Evidence-Based

Judy McCarter, a renowned occupational therapist will also share sensory integration disorder information during presentation. Everyone who hears Judy speak wants to hear more. Check out the sensory page on for more ideas on sensory integration and sensory processing disorder.

Sponsored by Behavior Doctor Seminars in Conjunction with the University of Central Oklahoma

Behavior Doctor Seminars is a company dedicated to providing positive and proactive strategies for ameliorating targeted behavior.

This presentation given in conjunction with the University of Central Oklahoma's Special Education Department.

The specific goal of the Special Education Program is to provide specialized training in the areas of mild-moderate disabilities and severe-profound/multiple disabilities. This goal includes the following objectives: The program will provide training that meets academic and practicum competencies required by the Oklahoma Commission on Teacher Preparation and the National Council for Exceptional Children.

The program will provide graduate students opportunities to become reflective, responsive, and resourceful in meeting the academic and behavioral, emotional, and social needs of the specific area of specialization selected. The program will provide experiences for graduate students to develop the ability to facilitate learning through implementation of various teaching strategies, manage classrooms and behavior, assess academic levels, plan individualized education programs, provide service to the community, and conduct relevant research.

The graduate program in mild-moderate disabilities is designed to offer advanced study to those students interested in infants, early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, and adult education of students with mild/moderate needs.

The graduate program in severe- profound/multiple disabilities is designed to offer advanced study to those students interested in infants, early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary and adult education of students with severe-profound/multiple needs.

Each program provides practicum experiences with children with disabilities in various settings. To be recommended for a standard Oklahoma license to teach, students must also complete professional teacher education courses and pass the appropriate certification tests.

For more information on the University of Central Oklahoma click here or contact

Charolette Myles-Nixon at

Ready to Enroll???? (Extending Enrollment to February 7th, 2014)

Even if you use a credit card you need to fill out the form to let us know how to email you your ticket. To procure a seat using a credit card, check, or PayPal account click here: (the form for sending in your personal information is under the credit card link)

To procure a seat using a school purchase order, you can fax your purchase order to 913-239-0547 or you can email to - If you don't have your own purchase order form and would like to use ours-

click here for a form to send in if not using a school purchase order:

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