Shauna Costello is the Professional Development Specialist creating online continuing education courses to disseminate the science and technology of behavior analysis.
Our lingo tends to cause confusion, and we can take for granted how we use some colloquial words (reinforcement, motivation) in more precise and scientific ways.
Are you an applied behavior analysts too focused on techniques? What does this suggest about being board certified? Spend time challenging your own practices and link back to the true meaning of analyst.
Blogger: Shauna Costello, MA, BCBA Humans are constantly in search of the newest, brightest solution for problems in everyday life. We download countless apps for tracking calories, learning languages, working out, budgeting—you name it. In education, we do the same. But the newest, brightest thing in teaching and learning might not be the solution. Education
Bloggers: Shauna Costello, MA, BCBA & Allison King, Ph.D., BCBA-D Professionals from many industries are on a rotating cycle of obtaining Continuing Education Units (CEUs). As behavior analysts, we currently must renew our certification every two years by gaining a number of BACB CEUs—either 20 for BCaBAs or 32 for BCBAs. It is true that