Behavior Support Training

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A Kansas Collaboration to Improve Behavior Supports

Why is this needed? 

There is an urgent need for better and more accessible behavioral support for individuals I/DD in Kansas. Care gaps grow while access to behavior experts shrinks. So GoodLife is sharing it’s practical, research-based, best-practice approaches with other providers statewide to help drive innovation and improve care delivery for individuals with complex needs.

Who is Collaborating? 

GoodLife University (a half-century long partnership between GoodLife Innovations and the University of Kansas Department of Applied Behavioral Science) are proud to be collaborating with KDADS, Sunflower Health Plan, and the Centene Foundation to deliver important outreach and training opportunities. We invite you to join us.

How we help:

GoodLife’s BCBA experts will share highly sought-after training on  practical, preventative solutions as well as behavior support plan writing seminars to improve behavior outcomes for HCBS providers and Targeted Case Managers (TCMs) across Kansas.

Who is this training series for?

Kansas CDDOs | Home & Community Based Service Providers | Targeted Case Managers | Leadership Teams & Managers

What Will You Learn?


Healthy Behavioral Practices


Get ready for an exciting 90-minute deep dive into our simple and effective support procedures. These 4 tactics were honed over decades of assessment, active treatment, and research. Now, you can learn how to use them to prevent and address challenging behaviors agency-wide.

During this presentation you will:

- Become a mini-expert on our 4 Healthy Behavioral Practices
- Learn practical methods for incorporating tiered supports into your agency's practices
- Master the art of delivering impactful feedback
- Gain insight on performing behavior skills training (BST)
- Get a ton of useful tools, templates, & resources, PLUS get access to a team of BCBAs who can help.


Behavior Support Plans: A Writing Guide


Can't wait to see you at our Behavior Support Plan Interactive Learning Opportunity! This day-long seminar has been tailored to TCMs and Managers who are ready to level-up their behavioral support plans. NO advanced behavioral degree required! 

You'll leave with the know-how to develop first-rate, function-based Behavioral Support Plans that can actually make a meaningful, long-term, positive difference for your clients. Join us!

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How do I Attend my FREE Training?

1. Join Our Waitlist: Fill out an interest form and let us know where you’re located. 

2. Keep an Eye on your Inbox: We’re just beginning to schedule our training events. You’ll receive an email once trainings are scheduled in your area.

3. Register for Dates that work for you: Once Registration is open, we’ll send you a link to register for the session you’d like to attend!

Presenter Bio:

Nicole Kanaman, Ph.D. BCBA, Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Nicole Kanaman earned her bachelor’s degree in applied behavior analysis at the University of North Texas, her master’s degree in applied behavioral sciences at the University of Kansas (KU), and her Ph.D. in behavioral psychology at KU. Read her dissertation here

Nicole is a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) at the doctoral level and has provided behavioral services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan for over 10 years. Her research interests are centered around addressing the gap often found between published literature and direct clinical services, and she pursues this line of research at GoodLife Innovations in collaboration with the organization’s partnership with the Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences at KU.

Nicole is passionate about expanding the reach of behavioral support services and disseminating feasible evidence-based practices across populations.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out directly to:

Megan McKinney Todd, GoodLife Chief Strategy & Integration Officer | 785-766-6174

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Welcome to the GoodLife!

Great news! After 44 years serving individuals with disabilities, CLO has expanded its mission under a new parent company called GoodLife Innovations, Inc. New name, new website, same belief: a purposeful life of choice, dignity, and independence is possible for those with diverse abilities. Come along as we continue to make a meaningful difference.

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