Pleasant Places Training Academy is dedicated to empowering parents, organizations, schools, professionals and paraprofessionals to provide high quality and standard services through training workshops, programs and seminars on various forms of therapy some of which are facilitated by experts in different fields.
Pleasant Places Training Academy provides training on different aspects of special needs including Learning difficulties, neuro-developmental disorders, emotional and behavioural challenges, parenting among others.
PISA – Practical Intervention Strategies for Autism and Related Disorders
At the end of this course participants should be able to:
Define Autism Spectrum Disorder and explain common signs, symptoms and red flags of autism as well as other related disorders.
Define Applied Behaviour Analysis as well as mention and demonstrate strategies to address behaviour challenges in the school, home and other environments.
Define the term ‘Sensory Integration’ and mention and demonstrate strategies for addressing sensory needs of individuals on the autism spectrum or with related disorders.
Mention ways to support families of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
Describe in writing, steps to consider when planning an intervention for an individual with Autism as well as describe and demonstrate ways of collecting data during an intervention program for the purpose of evaluation.
A minimum of a Diploma or bachelor’s degree
Flexible Structures can be arranged.
150,000 naira to be paid before commencement of training
Course forms will only be given after payment of fees has been made.
14 CEUs which would count towards getting a CAS (certified autism certificate) certificate.
Hands on Reflex and Sensory Replacement Strategies (HORRS)
(Note that it is advised to complete PISA before this training)
At the end of this training course participants would be able to provide a basic assessment of automatically reinforcing or sensory based behaviours in individuals with challenges as well as address then using a variety of strategies.
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Technician Training
At the end of this training course participants would be able to implement planned ABA strategies under the supervision of a QASP-S, BCABA or a BCBA.
Must be 18 years of age and have a high school certificate or its equivalent. Upon Completion, certificants would be required to pass an online ABAT Certification exam to be included in the QABA registry.
The following courses are available based on request or an initial training needs assessment
Intensive Behavioural Intervention and Positive Behaviour Support for Schools and Learning Centres.
SEN Teachers Training (N.C.E Affiliation available)
SEN Training for Churches & Religious Institutions.
Child Specific Training for Parents & Caregivers
We are an IBCCES Certified International Training Partner and have links with international and local training groups and universities to provide an ongoing program of trainings and capacity building.
Trainers are chosen Academy Staff members are trained and must possess at least a middle or masters level certification in the modules that they facilitate as well as professional certifications.
Members of our training faculty must have planned and implemented Intervention programs for at least 5 years or its equivalent.
Consultants may also be invited from partner organizations who hold these qualifications.
Training typically hold at our fully air conditioned and highly equipped training room at Pleasant Places Centre
3b Canaanland Street,
Near Petrocam Filling Station,
Elf Bustop (2nd roundabout)