Completing a Functional Behavior Assessment to Determine Effective Interventions for Challenging Behavior

In this series, participants will increase their skill in completing a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) that leads to effective identification of replacement behavior and appropriate intervention.

Series Information

Intended Audience

  • School psychologists
  • Administrators
  • Board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs)


Redding, Shasta County (In-Person)


Tara Zombres, M.Ed., NCED, BCBA, Education Specialist & Behavior Analyst


  • Email to request a seat.
  • Space is limited. All participants must be able to attend all three sessions to receive a certificate of completion.
  • You will receive an email with the exact address once you are confirmed to attend.

Data Collection for Analysis (Part 1)

Tools and methods will be introduced that allow for effective, time-efficient and appropriate data collection of challenging behaviors that occur within the educational setting.


Thursday, August 22, 2024 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Determining the Function (Part 2)

Use collected data to determine a hypothesis for why problem behavior is occurring. The session will discuss how to analyze data to determine the function, especially when there are multiple contributing factors impacting the behavior.


Thursday, September 26, 2024 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Designing Function Driven Replacement Behaviors and Putting It All Together (Part 3)

Learn how to use the information gathered through a functional assessment to effectively identify appropriate replacement behaviors. This training will also review examples of how to write a defensible and accessible FBA report.


Tuesday, October 22, 2024 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM