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.


44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

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Panel #355
CE Offered: BACB — 
Strictly Business: How the BACB Professional and Ethical Code of Conduct Makes for Good Business Policies and Decision-Making
Sunday, May 27, 2018
6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Area: PRA/AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Melissa L. Olive, Ph.D.
Chair: Melissa L. Olive (Applied Behavioral Strategies LLC)
MEGAN MILLER (FSU CARD; Navigation Behavioral Consulting)
MELISSA L. OLIVE (Applied Behavioral Strategies LLC)

This panel will focus on how businesses of various sizes have created policies and decision-making processes for preventing ethical dilemmas throughout various aspects of the business of providing ABA services. Even with the best antecedent and reinforcement-based interventions in place, misconduct may still occur. Thus, agencies should create, implement, and evaluate procedures to address misconduct within agencies.

Instruction Level: Intermediate
Target Audience:

Practicing Behavior Analysts, Business owners, Supervisors of BCBAs, BCaBAs, and RBTs.

Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will describe how the current BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code applies to organizations providing ABA services. 2. Participants will identify effective strategies for assigning cases within the agency. 3. Participants will identify possible ethical dilemmas faced when providing ABA using an insurance carrier funding source. 4. Participants will identify agency-wide strategies for preventing ethical violations.
Keyword(s): Business Ethics, Ethics, Organizations, Service Delivery



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