Once upon a time, there was a couple named by their shared editions. The BACB® Standards and the BACB® Task List were long-standing partners known for their synchronized updates. But in 2022, to reaffirm their separate and distinct purposes, the BACB® announced a split in the marriage of the Task List and the…
Much like the bar exam covers the content a law student needs to know before entering the field of law, the BACB® Task List has long served as the guide to the knowledge and skills on which a student of behavior analysis will be tested before entering the field as a certified behavior analyst.
As behavior analysts, we constantly try to determine why people do what they do. Often this is in a clinical context. Why does Johnny tantrum? Why does Jane flop during transitions?
As certified behavior analysts, we must keep current with emerging science and technologies and obtain continuing education. One way to stay abreast of the happenings in the field is to attend local, state, national, and even international conferences. However, there are so many great conferences; how does one choose?
A Perspective on Relational Frame Theory and Trauma Talks on Trauma Trigger Warning: talks about traumatic experiences
by Megan Galban
To individuals who are unfamiliar with or are not fluent in behavior-analytic terminology, the language can seem displeasing and off-putting. Many technical terms used in the science have a very different meaning than their everyday use and may even have a negative connotation.