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.


36th Annual Convention; San Antonio, TX; 2010

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Panel #170
CE Offered: BACB
Addressing the Training Needs of Students of Behavior Analysis: The Connecticut Training Consortium
Sunday, May 30, 2010
10:30 AM–11:20 AM
Texas Ballroom Salon F (Grand Hyatt)
Area: TBA/CSE; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Rachel Thompson, Ph.D.
Chair: John D. Molteni (Saint Joseph College)
SUZANNE LETSO (Connecticut Center for Child Development)
DEIRDRE LEE FITZGERALD (Eastern Connecticut State University)
JILL E. CASTELLANI (Connecticut Center for Child Development)
Abstract: Abstract: The most common training scenario for individuals seeking certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst® and Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst® is supervised clinical experience consisting of 1500 hours of experience with 75 hours of supervision. The panel will discuss this model of supervision in relation to other models of training, the variability this model allows for intensity and relevance of supervision to supervisee performance post-certification. The panel will discuss an effort to develop data-based criteria for training that will support the development of more effective professionals. Considerations for training competencies, measurement, and barriers to implementation will be discussed.



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