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44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

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Workshop #W102
CE Offered: BACB — 
CANCELED: Working Through an Ethical Dilemma Step-by-Step Using the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code
Friday, May 25, 2018
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
Area: PRA/DDA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Amanda L. Little, Ph.D.
AMANDA L. LITTLE (The University of Texas at Austin, The Meadows Center), NANETTE L. PERRIN (LifeShare USA )
Description: The Professional and Ethical Compliance Code (BACB, 2014) is the go-to document for behavior analysts when studying ethical behavior. This code gives valuable guidance to behavior analytic practitioners in everyday practice. This workshop will discuss the 10 guidelines/codes that comprise the new Professional and Ethical Compliance Code (BACB, 2014). Participants will engage in a pre-quiz to assess their baseline knowledge on each of the 10 guidelines/codes. The instructors will then review each guideline and foster conversation around appropriate actions that could be taken if those ethical dilemmas occur. Bailey and Burch (2016) provide seven steps to making a conclusion when an ethical dilemma has occurred. An example ethical dilemma will be given to participants, and the group will use those seven steps to come to a conclusion. A post-quiz will also help review the workshop information.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop participants will be able to: (1) State the 10 guidelines/codes of the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code (BACB, 2014); (2) Accurately identify Bailey and Burch (2016) seven steps to work through an ethical dilemma; (3) Accurately identify which guideline addresses the example dilemma; (4) State a conclusion for the example dilemma using Bailey and Burch (2016) seven steps; (5) Increase percentage of correct quiz questions related to ethics in behavior analysis.
Activities: Take pre/post quizzes regarding ethical behavior of behavior analysts Lecture on the 10 Guidelines/Codes in the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts (BACB, 2014) Lecture on Bailey and Burch (2016) viewpoints on ethical guidelines of behavior analysts Exercise on using Bailey and Burch (2016) seven steps to make a conclusion for an example ethical dilemma
Audience: Board Certified Behavior Analysts-Doctorate, Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Board Certified Associate Behavior Analysts, and Registered Behavior Technicians, or those training to be any of these who are seeking additional practice identifying and appropriately responding to ethical dilemmas they may face in their professional interactions with individuals/families, supervisors/supervisees, and other service providers.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): ethical behavior, ethics, home/community



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