Why Behaviors Happen

This class explores the several factors that affect our behaviors and the behaviors of the people we work with. The class explains the functions of behaviors and why specific behaviors are used to serve those functions. The group will discuss several of the common deficits that people with developmental disabilities have and how they contribute to problematic behaviors.


  • A better understanding of the factors that are affecting the behaviors of people with developmental disabilities.
  • A new perspective on strategies that can be used to decrease problem behaviors
About the Instructor:

Jason Hoffrogge, is the training director for Orion Associates, a human resources agency for companies working with people who have disabilities. Jason has 18 years of experience in working with people who have disabilities in residential, vocational, and crisis settings. Jason has also been a part-time firefighter and first responder for the past nine years.

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