Selected Presentations

Dr. Rob Daniels frequently speaks to clinical, educational, and parent groups to share practical advice and best practices in child psychology, education, and parenting. 

At right, please see examples of Dr. Daniels’ presentations and speaking engagements in the following areas:

  • Autism and Pivotal Response Treatment
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Considerations in Special Education
  • Continuing Education for Medical and Clinical Professionals
  • Improving Students’ Emotional Intelligence and Self-Management
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Conference Presentations
AUTISM AND PIVOTAL RESPONSE TREATMENT 

Using Pivotal Response Treatment to Teach First Words and Multiple-Word Utterances

- Illinois Masonic Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic, 2012

Pivotal Response Treatment from Pre-K Through Transition for Students with Autism
- Illinois State Board of Education 6th Annual Conference on Best Practices for Nonpublic Special Education Programs, 2012
- Maine Township Special Education Program, 2010

How Parents Can Treat Autism As Well As The Pros: The Benefits of Pivotal Response Treatment
- Autism Society of Illinois, Keynote Address, 2011

Using Pivotal Response Treatment to Teach First Words and Multiple-Word Utterances
- Grayslake Community Consolidated School District #54, 2010

Pivotal Response Treatment: An Established, Evidence-Based Treatment for Children with Autism

- Pathways Center for Children, 2010
- Illinois Masonic Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic, 2010

Using Self-Management to Teach Social Conversation Skills to Children with Autism

- Helping Hand Rehabilitation Center, Countryside, IL, 2009

Teaching First Words to Children with Autism using Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)

- Chicago Southside Autism Support Group, Chicago, IL, 2008
- Helping Hand Rehabilitation Center, Countryside, IL, 2008

Improving Attention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Motivation
- Center for Enriched Living, Deerfield, IL, 2008

Pivotal Response Treatment for Children with Autism (PRT)
- 2-day training to the Early Childhood Department of Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A in how to teach first words to children with autism, 2008
- 2.5-day training to Helping Hand Rehabilitation Center in how to teach first words to children with autism, 2008

BULLYING PREVENTION


Bullying Prevention: Teaching Bystanders, Bullies, and Victims to be Assertive

- Parents of Students Attending Winnetka School District #36, 2010
- Greeley Elementary School, Winnetka School District #36, 2010

CONSIDERATIONS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION


How an Independent Educational Evaluation Can Be Your Roadmap Through the Maze of Special Education
- Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), 2010

The Role of a Psychologist in the IEP Process: What special education attorneys need to know about evidence-based treatments for autism and learning disabilities
- DePaul University College of Law, 2010

CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR MEDICAL AND CLINICAL PROFESSIONALS

Evidence-Based Interventions for Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders

- Continuing Medical Education for pediatricians and nurse practitioners at Town & Country Pediatrics, Chicago and Glenview, IL, 2009

Developmental Red Flags
- Continuing Medical Education for pediatricians and nurse practitioners at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, 2008

Learning Disabilities: Awareness, Recognition, and Treatment
- Continuing Medical Education for pediatricians and nurse practitioners at the Northwestern Children’s Practice, 2006

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Evidence-Based Treatments

- Continuing Medical Education for pediatricians and nurse practitioners at the Northwestern Children’s Practice, 2005

Autism: Awareness, Early Detection, and Evidence-Based Treatments
- Continuing Medical Education for pediatricians and nurse practitioners at the Northwestern Children’s Practice, 2004

IMPROVING STUDENTS’ EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND SELF-MANAGEMENT

Improving Preschool Teacher Effectiveness
- Mary Meyer Preschool, 2011

Improving Emotional Intelligence in School-Age Children
- Greeley Elementary School PTO, 2010

Facilitating Social Skills and Emotional Intelligence in Preschool Children: Collaborations Between Parents, Teachers and Children
- Deerfield Public Library, sponsored by Board of Jewish Education, 2010

Learning Disabilities, Executive Functioning, and Emotional Intelligence: A 3-Day In-Service for General Education Teachers
- Greeley Elementary School, Winnetka Public School District #36, 2010

Executive Functioning in Middle and High School Students: What It Is and How to Improve It
- Glenbrook Special Education Parent and Staff Meeting, Glenview, IL, 2009

Improving Emotional Intelligence
- Glenbrook Special Education Parent and Staff Meeting, Glenview, IL, 2008

POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORTS

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
- 2½-day in-service on how to implement proactive, positive behavioral interventions to improve the behavior of preschool children attending Mary Meyer Preschool, 2009
- 6-day series on how to implement proactive, positive behavioral interventions to improve the behavior of preschool children attending the Montessori Academy of Chicago, 2008

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


Northington, S.A., Daniels, R.E, Loughan, A.R., Perna, R., & Hertza, J. (2012, November). The utilization of self-management and video feedback to address social skills deficits in an adolescent with autistic disorder: A case study. National Academy of Neuropsychology 32nd Annual Conference Poster. Nashville, TN.

Daniels, R.E. & Boyars, M. (2012, August). Pivotal response treatment (PRT) for summer camp. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association 120th Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Daniels, R. E. & Boyars, M. (2012, May). Pivotal response treatment (PRT) is ideal for summer camp, and summer camp is ideal for PRT. Poster session presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, ON, Canada.

Northington, S.A. & Daniels, R.E. (2010, April). Training in evidence-based pivotal response treatment: Exploring different models of parent-training and direct implementation. Poster session presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, PA.
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