Training Materials

Click on the link below.

  1. to view the steps of ‘Getting Started with EFL’
  2. to view and print the Revised Introduction and User Guide for Essential for Living
  3. to review FAQs about Essential for Living
  4. to view a slideshow on ‘The Major Features of Essential for Living’
  5. to view a slideshow on ‘The Essential Eight Skills and Method of Speaking’
  6. to view a slideshow on the importance of teaching functional skills
  7. to view a document which describes when to use the VB-MAPP and when to use Essential for Living
  8. to view a sample assessment and record of progress for a specific learner

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Podcasts Available

Patrick McGreevy with Matt Cicoria [Behavioral Observations] Teaching Functional Skills — July, 2017

Patrick McGreevy with Matt Cicoria [Behavioral Observations] Teaching Beyond the 1:1 Context — April, 2019

Patrick McGreevy with Matt Cicoria [Behavioral Observations] When Language Becomes a Barrier — February, 2020

Patrick McGreevy with Mandy Mason All in with Patrick McGreevy — September 20, 2022

Videos (The EFL YouTube Channel)

Our YouTube Channel contains several introductory and training videos. Especially note EFL-Video 3, which is a 1 hour and 15 minute video on ‘How to Use EFL)…


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

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…

The Spanish translation of Essential for Living
will be available in our store in about 3 weeks!! 

for more information…

For a free trial account of the EFL APP:

Learning to Use EFL: An Online Workshop…  98.00

Live and ON-DEMAND workshops will continue to be provided by Patrick McGreevy and Troy Fry and will now be managed by Behavior Live. Participants can earn 2 Standard and
2 Ethics BACB CEUs [with no additional charge]  An EFL handbook and the EFL Teaching Manual…  along with a downloaded and printed copy
of the EFL User Guide are strongly encouraged…
The next live workshop will be announced soon…
ON-DEMAND workshops are now available…
We recommend attending one of these live or on-demand workshops and then coming to ‘one or more’ of our free one-hour online Q and A sessions…

         One-hour EFL Online Q & A Session…………….  free

The next Q and A sessions will be Oct. 19, 25, and 31