Association for Behavior Analysis International

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11th International Conference; Dublin, Ireland; 2022

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Panel #15
CE Offered: BACB
Essential Components of a Risk Management Program Across Autism Service Programs: From Identification to Intervention
Friday, September 2, 2022
10:30 AM–11:20 AM
Meeting Level 1; Liffey Hall 2
Area: AUT/OBM; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Paula Ribeiro Kenyon, Ph.D.
Chair: Paula Ribeiro Kenyon (Northeastern University)
SHIRLEY DUNN (Eden II Programs)

Risk management planning is essential to identifying potential problems before they occur that can have a negative impact on your clinical programs and/or business. Risks can include those impacting billing and collections, finance, the health and safety of staff and participants, clinical outcomes, and the reputation of your organization. This session will discuss important procedures that are vital for an organization to develop a risk management program. This panel of experts will include leaders from adult day programs, residential programs, and pediatric autism service providers who will review case studies that help identify key components of risk identification, analysis and intervention. Strategies, procedures and data collection tools will be reviewed that can help inform stakeholders of potential risks to your organization.

Instruction Level: Intermediate
Target Audience:

Autism Provider Leadership

Learning Objectives: 1. Identify potential risks for autism service providers 2. Describe key components of a risk management program for an autism service provider 3. Describe 2-3 data collection procedures employed within a risk management program for an autism service provider



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