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 ‘newly enhanced’ 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.
For those who would prefer ‘formal training’, the following training options are available…
For individuals who are new to Essential for Living, Option 1 will familiarize them with the components of this instrument. For current users of Essential for Living, Option 1 will answer any and all of their ongoing questions. Users may attend an unlimited number of these sessions.
This session is neither designed nor sufficient to teach staff how to conduct assessments or record learner progress.
This training option is regularly posted on this website and can be accessed by individuals by registering here.
There is no charge for this option.
Includes all travel expenses, User Guides and Practice Sheets for each participant, 6 or 12 Type 2 BACB CEUs for behavior analysts, and two one-hour online follow-up Q and A sessions guided by Patrick, Troy, or one of their assistants. 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 (the price is $139.95 per participant; if 20 or more handbooks are purchased, a discounted price of $127.00 per participant is available). Participants in this training will learn to function as users of Essential for Living.
$4,000-8,500 (depending on the location within continental North America; contact us for a cost estimate for additional locations) Each participant can earn 6 BACB CEUs at no extra charge.
Includes User Guides and Practice Sheets for each participant. One handbook should be purchased for each participant (the price is 139.95 per participant). Participants will learn to function as users of Essential for Living.
$ 2,475.00 Each participant can earn 4 BACB CEUs at no extra charge.
Option 4 is regularly posted on this website and can be accessed by individuals by registering here.
Each participant should purchase a handbook and bring it to each training. Each participant should also bring a printed copy of the ‘newly enhanced’ Essential for Living Introduction and User Guide which can be accessed by clicking here. Participants will learn to function as users of Essential for Living.
$ 98.00 per participant — Participants can register by clicking here. Each participant can earn 4 BACB CEUs at no extra charge.
Live workshops will continue to be conducted by Patrick McGreevy and Troy Fry, will now also be recorded for on-demand viewing, 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, along with a downloaded and printed copy of the EFL User Guide are strongly encouraged http://essentialforliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/EFL-Intro-UserGuideNewFinalDigital2.pdf
The next workshops will be in early July and will be announced soon…
The next Q and A sessions and are:
June 29, 2022: 12:00-1:00 New York time..
July 5, 2022: 12:00-1:00 New York time…