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Similing Team

If you are a youth serving organization and wish to request a training contact 

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To help us plan future training needs, please complete our Training Needs Survey.

This free training will provide professionals with ideas on how to implement positive behavior support techniques with people who have experienced trauma. Participants will create a Positive Behavior Support Plan for themselves throughout the class to aid in applying the overall principles to their everyday lives. Discussion will be centered on different approaches to looking at behavior through a trauma-informed lens. This training is especially beneficial for professionals assisting people who have experienced traumas and are having challenging behaviors as a result of those traumas.

After attending, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the impact of trauma on emotional and behavioral functioning and survival mechanisms

  • Identify how to create a functionally equivalent replacement behavior

  • Develop ways to create individualized positive behavior support interventions


2 Social Work CEUs will be offered for this training.

Visit Our Website to Learn More or to Register

Online Training Dates:
Date: January 11, 2024
Time: 1:00 – 3:00PM EST
Training Location:
Zoom Meeting (a link for accessing will be sent upon registration) 

(Please note: The online registration page typically closes a few days in advance of the webinar or when registration reaches maximum capacity.)


For Questions
Phone Number: 855-558-4296


The PBS Program is funded through a grant with the WV Bureau for Behavioral Health.

Positive Behavior Support Program

Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)

West Virginia University

959 Hartman Run Road

Morgantown, WV 26505

1-855-558-4296. •. Fax (877)706-4692

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Introducing Virtual Statewide Sibshops!

These virtual Sibshops are for children ages 7-12 who have a sibling with a disability. They will have the opportunity to meet other siblings, talk with other who "get it", and learn more about disabilities and the services their sibling may receive. This is a chance for children to feel heard in their experiences as a sibling while having fun, playing goofy games and making friends!

Upcoming Sibshops:

Monday, January 15
Monday, February 19
Monday, March 18

All Sibshops happen from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST.

Spring schedule will be released soon! This is a free online event with limited spots available. Registration is required. Click the button to register.

For more information, contact Courtney Ringstaff at

If you are a youth serving organization and wish to request a training contact 

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