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The Lift 003 | Understanding Past Influences and Their Effect on You as A Supervisor

An ABA Technologies Academy Podcast
0 hours, 55 minutes
1.0 BACB, 0.5 IBAO, 1 Supervision
July 9, 2021


This podcast describes the importance of understanding your learning history with prior supervisors and influencers. There are several benefits of reflection on your past experiences with supervisors, mentors, coaches . . . good, bad, and ugly. The podcast describes an activity for exploring past influences to identify your values and design your actions as a supervisor. In addition, the listener is guided through an activity for identifying future development goals and seeking influencers and mentors to help them achieve those goals.

Learning Checklist

What you’ll learn in the course and be able to do afterward

  1. Attendees will be able to describe what the term “influencer” means
  2. Attendees will be able to identify the benefits of reflection on past experiences
  3. Attendees will be able to describe various influences for formative experiences, early foundational professional training, and ongoing life and career.
  4. Attendees will be able to list Dr. Shahla Ala'i-Rosalses’ warning about influencers.

Course Rating

This course is recommended for BCaBA, BCBA, and students of behavior analysis who will be or are currently receiving supervision.




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