Mississippi College, co-sponsored with Canopy Children’s Solutions, is pleased to present the Haley Rose Gunter Autism Conference, “Navigating Autistic Life: Our Journey Together” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. The event will be held at Anderson Hall on Mississippi College’s campus in Clinton.

“Our idea is to truly journey together and learn from one another,” said Cindy Melton, Dean of the Mississippi College School of Education. The conference seeks to provide the best services and care for children with autism.

The conference opens with Donna Gale Gunter of Madison, discussing the journey with her daughter, Haley Rose, who has autism. Dr. Mark Yeager, CEO of TEAAM Autism, will deliver the keynote address followed by three breakout sessions.

As co-sponsor of the event, Canopy is pleased to offer the following breakout sessions for Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Continuing Education Units (CEU):

Laura Katherine Barker, MS, BCBA
Evaluating a Model of Effective Staff Training
(1.5 BACB Type 2 Supervision CEs)

Dr. Chris Furlow, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Assessment and Treatment of Severe Problem Behavior
(1.5 BACB Type 2 CEs)

Dr. Jim Moore, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
How Humans Learn:  Implications to Applied Behavior Analysis and the Treatment of Autism
(1.5 BACB Type 2 CEs)

BreAnna Newborne, MS, BCBA, LBA
Applied Behavior Analysis and the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
(1.5 BACB Type 2 CEs)

Nicole Thomason, MS, BCBA, LBA
The Role of Instructional Control in ABA Therapy
(1.5 BACB Type 2 CEs)

Registration for the conference is $50 for teachers, administrators, and other professionals; $35 for parents and family members of individuals with autism—lunch is included. Registration for continuing education units will be available on-site and may require additional fee depending on the type of certification. CE units will be available for educators through Mississippi College. Canopy will offer BCBAs the opportunity to earn up to 4.5 CE clock-hours and Social Workers up to 5.75 CE clock-hours through participation in all sessions. Click here for a printable version of Canopy’s BCBA CEU information.

For more information, please contact Shirley Tipton at tipton@mc.edu or call 601-925-7667. You can also visit https://www.mc.edu/academics/education/autism-conference-2018 to access the registration form and find additional details.

Canopy Children’s Solutions is an approved provider for the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Work & Marriage and Family Therapist: DP#SW14002, Renewal Date 3-6-20. Social Workers may receive up to 5.75 CE Clock Hours by attending all sessions on October 10, 2018.
Canopy Children’s Solutions has been authorized as a provider of Type II continuing education by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board: BACB ACE Provider # OP-18-2815. BCBA may receive up to 4.50 CEU’s by attending Breakout Sessions I, II & III on October 10, 2018.