Association for Behavior Analysis International

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Ninth International Conference; Paris, France; 2017

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Workshop #W18
CE Offered: PSY/BACB — 
From Supervision to Consultation: Development of Competent Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
9:15 AM–11:15 AM
Forum GHIJ, Niveau 1
Area: PRA/TBA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Dana Garner, Ph.D.
DANA GARNER (Garner Behavior Services LLC ; Penn State), CHERICE R. CARDWELL (Association Francaise Les Professionnels de l'Analyse du Comportement), NICOLE TURON-DIAZ (Learning By Design, LLC)
Description: This workshop will cover ethics and practices when providing supervision to BACB applicants. The BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts will be cited to support interaction between supervisor and supervisee. Research will be cited that supports a variety of successful and ethical options for supervision (i.e., Sellers, Valentine, & Leblanc, 2016). The first portion of the workshop will cover ethical delivery of supervised field experience to BACB applicants. The second portion of the workshop will discuss how the skills learned within supervision influence competent consultation and ethical behavior when guiding home ABA programming.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: (1) identify necessary components of a supervision contract; (2) identify qualifications of BCBA/BCBA-Ds that are ethically able to provide supervision to BACB applicants; (3) identify BACB applicants that are ethically qualified to begin receiving supervision from BCBA/BCBA-Ds; (4) identify the components of a supervisor/supervisee relationship, when the relationship begins and terminates; (5) describe ethical code of conduct from the BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts that relate to provision of supervised field experience; (6) list qualifications of a competent BCBA/BCBA-D for home programming.
Activities: Workshop Activities: 1. Lecture 2. Group discussion 3. Small group break out for activities
Audience: Target audience includes: BCBAs, BCBA-Ds, BCaBAs who are providing home programming, and individuals receiving supervised field experience.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate



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