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.


40th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2014

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Workshop #W36
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
CANCELED: Ethics for Behavior Analysts: Fluency Style
Friday, May 23, 2014
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
W175c (McCormick Place Convention Center)
Area: CSE/PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: W. Larry Williams, Ph.D.
MELISSA NOSIK (University of Nevada, Reno), MARK MALADY (Brohavior/HSI/WARC), W. LARRY WILLIAMS (University of Nevada, Reno), STUART M. LAW (University of Nevada, Reno)
Description: The purpose of this workshop is to review practice ethics, recent changes in behavior analyst certification standards, supervision guidelines, and disciplinary standards identified by the BACB in a fluency fashion training environment. The workshop is very interactive and will have participants practice SAFMEDS in 1-minute timings with a partner between instructional components throughout the workshop. Participants will also be taught to chart their progress throughout the workshop. Learning channelswill include free say, free write, hear/say, and see/say. Additionally, an example of an ethics rating scale for quantification of a behavior analyst's own ethical behavior will be introduced.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, the participant will be able to (1) demonstrate improved fluency in verbal identification of ethical conduct areas and disciplinary standards discussed within the workshop and as measured on the standard celeration chart; (2) self-rate ethical behavior; and (3) chart using a daily per-minute standard celeration chart of 1-minute timings of SAFMED practices.
Activities: 15 min—introduction to SAFMED assessment and learning techniques, introduction to charting; 20 min—baseline probes: SAFMED fluency on ethical areas of conduct and disciplinary standards, pre-tests: free-say and free-write activities on ethical areas of conduct; 20 min—review of ethical conduct guidelines, disciplinary standards; 20 min—SAFMED practice; 20 min—changes in standards and brief focus on behavior analysts as supervisors; 15 min—break; 20 min—SAFMED practice; 15 min—maintaining ethical behavior; 15 min—SAFMED practice with partner; 15 min—introduction to ethical self-rating scale; 15 min—post-tests and workshop survey
Audience: BACB certificants, licensed psychologists, and graduate level students of behavior analysis.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): Ethics, Fluency, Training, SAFMEDS



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