Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


49th Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2023

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W32
CE Offered: BACB — 
Sowing Seeds of Encouragement: A Behavioral Approach to Leadership
Friday, May 26, 2023
8:00 AM–11:00 AM
Hyatt Regency, Centennial Ballroom C
Area: OBM/AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Danielle Micera, M.Ed.
DANIELLE MICERA (Compass ABA), MAYA OLIVIA STANG (Compass ABA Assessments Coordinator New York State Applied Behavior Analysis Member), Jaira Esthel Forman (Compass ABA Board Certified Behavior Analyst Supervisor New York State Applied Behavior Analysis Member)
Description: This presentation will use foundational concepts rooted within behavioral principles to help those in leadership positions better enable staff to reach their greatest potential. Utilizing strategies derived from research in the field of organizational behavior management, leaders will be able to identify core competencies required to perform essential functions within an ABA company. Using behavioral skills training, leaders can train staff on essential skills and be able to assess performance. Additionally, leaders will be able to provide performance-based feedback to ensure quality services.
Learning Objectives: 1. State the reasons for using behavior analytic supervision and the potential risks of ineffective supervision 2. Identify how Behavioral Skills Training can improve supervisee performance 3. Identify effective methods for delivering feedback to staff using pairing and reinforcement procedures
Activities: The format combines lecture, small group activities, guided practice, data collection, data review, and frequency building exercises.
Audience: Attendees must be a BCBA or BCaBA and perform regular job duties of supervising one or more supervisees.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Advanced
Keyword(s): competency, obm, performance management, supervision



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