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44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

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Panel #24
CE Offered: BACB — 
CANCELED: Work Hard, Play Harder: The Impacts of Provider Culture in the Workplace
Saturday, May 26, 2018
10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Area: OBM/PRA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Melissa Engasser, M.S.
Chair: Melissa Engasser (The Bedrock Clinic & Research Center, Inc.)
KELLY O'NEIL (The Bedrock Clinic & Research Center, Inc.)
PIERRE D. LOUIS (Bancroft)
BAHIJAH SHEIBANEE (The Bedrock Clinic & Research Center, Inc.; Rider University)
Abstract: In the field of Applied Behavior Analysis is prone to having high-rates of burn out and staff turn over. This panel discussion attempts to discuss, what infrastructures can be embedded within an organization to sustain a healthy and productive work environment for service providers. These components will help address burn-out, staffing turn-over, and staff productivity
Target Audience: The targeted audience are BCBA's or BCBA-D's overseeing direct service provider staff , such as registered behavior technicians.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the panel discussion, the audience will be able to do exhibit the following: 1. Understand how to implement the appropriate ecological manipulations in the environment for creating a reinforcing environment 2. Effects of group contingency 3.How providing reinforcing work environments helps in decreasing staff turn-over.
Keyword(s): OBM, Culture



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