- General

The General Professional Trainings are geared toward:  A) individuals who are paid to care for children with autism who are not family members including babysitters, nannies, live in nannies, au pairs, respite care workers/volunteers, daycare providers, and foster parents; B) paraprofessionals who are not licensed or certified including teaching assistants, instructional assistants, and registered behavioral technicians (RBTs); and C) licensed/certified professionals who have little to no experience in providing educational/therapeutic services to children with autism on the topic of the training.

These aim to provide education and training for autism service providers in order to elevate the standard of care for children with autism.

Certificates will be provided for all completed trainings.

We are also offering our professional trainings remotely via teleconference through Zoom.us.  If you would like to attend any of the below trainings remotely, please indicate this on your registration information. See our Online Training for more information on the system requirements.

2017 General Professional Trainings

Where: All trainings are held at Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Dr. Suite 101, San Antonio, TX 78228 AND online through zoom.us.
When: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $20 per person per training
Late registration (after 5 pm the day before the training) cost is $30

To register click below or call (210) 435-1000. For more information, contact adriana@acn-sa.org.


Introduction to PRT

Friday, October 6, 2017

9:00 am-12:00 pm Central

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D


Teaching Safety Skills to Children

October 31  12:30-3:30 pm (Central Time)

Behavior Analysts will identify (a) antecedent interventions to promote safety, (b) risk factors associated with injuries, (c) the role of parent’s behavior and beliefs in safety, and (d) the steps to utilize behavior skills training to teach safety skills.

3 Type 2 CEUs

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D  


Strategies to Increase Independence in Daily Living Activities

Friday, November 10, 2017

9:00 am-12:00 pm Central

Presenter: Adrienne Gaither, OTR, C-SIPT


Visual Supports 

Friday, December 1, 2017

9:00 am-12:00 pm Central

Presenter: Adriana Sanchez, MA, BCBA