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Training

Learning to use Essential for Living

Prior to using Essential for Living or as you are beginning to use it, you may want to review
one or more of these files:

you can download these files here

If you are new to Essential for Living, we suggest going to our YouTube Channel, which  contains several introductory videos which can be accessed by clicking here. We also strongly recommend the following video, which will be uploaded later today.

Many people begin using Essential for Living without any formal training at all. They read the first four chapters of the handbook and, referring to pages 28, 29, and 39, begin conducting their first Quick Assessment of skill deficits.

Others use the Essential for Living Introduction and User Guide click here

Still others use EFL Video III: Conducting An Assessment Skill Deficits and Tracking Learner Progress with Essential for Living click here.

If you prefer to participate in one of our in-person or online training options, the following options are available…


Training Options

EFL-Training Option 1
A one-hour ONLINE Q and A SESSION for individuals

If you are currently using Essential for Living, Option 1 will provide answers to all of your questions.

Sessions are scheduled several times each month in English and in Spanish. You can view the schedule and register here.

There is no charge for this option and you may register for and attend as many of these sessions as you like.
No CEUs are provided for this option.


Training Option 2
A six-hour IN-PERSON TRAINING for an agency, school, school district, or region of a state or province

Option 2 includes all travel expenses, User Guides for each participant, and 6 BACB CEUs for behavior analysts.

The agency, school, school district, or region is expected to provide a venue for the training and to purchase or make available one handbook for each participant (a discount is provided for 20 or more handbooks). Participants in this training will learn to function as users of Essential for Living.

This training is available in English and Spanish and includes one follow-up ‘problem-solving/case consultation’ session.

Option 2 can be scheduled by contacting Patrick or Troy:
patrick@essentialforliving.com  407-415-5241
troy@essentialforliving.com       952-412-6206

$4,500-8,500 (depending on the location within continental North America; contact us for a cost estimate for additional locations) Each participant can earn 6 BACB CEUs [3 regular and 3 ethics] at no extra charge.


Training Option 3
A six-hour ONLINE TRAINING for an agency, school, or school district, or a region of a state or province

With option 3, one handbook should be purchased for each participant (a discount is provided for 20 or more handbooks), which, in turn, will be accompanied by a complimentary User Guide. Participants will learn to function as users of Essential for Living. 

This training is available in English and Spanish and includes one follow-up ‘problem-solving/case consultation’ session.

Option 3 can be scheduled by contacting Patrick or Troy:
patrick@essentialforliving.com  407-415-5241
troy@essentialforliving.com       952-412-6206

$ 4,500.00  Each participant can earn 6 BACB CEUs [3 regular and 3 ethics] at no extra charge. 

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Training Option 4
A four-hour ONLINE ‘LIVE’ OR ‘ON-DEMAND’ TRAINING for individual teachers, behavior analysts, curriculum specialists speech-language pathologists, residential directors, or residential providers

Option 4 is regularly available ON DEMAND and occasionally LIVE and can be accessed by individuals by registering here.

Each participant should purchase a handbook and bring it to the training. Each participant should also bring a copy of the Essential for Living User Guide
 which can be accessed by clicking here
. Participants will learn to function as users
of Essential for Living.

This training is available in English and Spanish.

$ 98.00 per participant  — Participants can register by clicking hereEach participant can earn 4 BACB CEUs (2 standard and 2 ethics) at no extra charge.

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Training Option 5
A two-hour ONLINE FOLLOW-UP ‘PROBLEM-SOLVING/ CASE CONSULTATION’ SESSION for an agency, school, or school district,
or a region of a state or province

Each participant in Option 5 should bring a handbook to this session.

Option 5 can be scheduled by contacting Patrick, Troy, or Miguel Avila:
patrick@essentialforliving.com  407-415-5241
troy@essentialforliving.com       952-412-6206
miguel@essentialforliving.com
       954-695-3628

$895.00

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 Podcasts

Patrick McGreevy with Matt Cicoria [Behavioral Observations] Teaching Functional Skills — July, 2017 
http://www.behavioralobservations.com/session-31-pat-mcgreevy-teaching-functional-skills/

Patrick McGreevy with Matt Cicoria [Behavioral Observations] Teaching Beyond the 1:1 Context — April, 2019  https://behavioralobservations.com/aba-beyond-the-11-context-session-81-with-pat-mcgreevy/

Patrick McGreevy with Matt Cicoria [Behavioral Observations] When Language Becomes a Barrier — February, 2020  https://behavioralobservations.com/when-language-becomes-a-barrier-session-109-with-pat-mcgreevy/

Patrick McGreevy with Mandy Mason All in with Patrick McGreevy — September 20, 2022 https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-aba-and-pt-podcast/id1538336498?i=1000580112258

 

 

A Group of Adults in Italy
and A Quality of Life Experience:

http://essentialforliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/ItalyVideo.mov

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/steve-kerr-texas-school-shooting-uvalde/

Please join us in contributing to the International Red Cross to support the people of Ukraine as they ‘mand’ for the return of their freedom… https://www.icrc.org/en/donate

The Spanish translation of
the EFL Practitioner’s Handbook
is available in our store for
delivery to North America & Europe

and is also available for delivery
to Latin America
https://diversitad.com/producto/esencialesparalavid/

Workshops in SPANISH will be available soon
miguel@essentialforliving.com

For a free trial account of the EFL APP: liz@eflapp.com