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University Series 025 | Regis College
Join Operant Innovations as we talk to Dr. Jacquelyn MacDonald & Dr. Diana Parry-Cruwys (two of the hosts of ABA Inside Track) about the on-campus and online programs at Regis College and how they constantly strive to provide their students with a fun, supportive, & scientific environment.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About Generalization
Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 by Brenda J. Terzich-Garland, M.A., BCBA
Generalization is one of those areas in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) that is critical to the success of any child, student, and adult with autism or autism spectrum disorder. The concept of generalization is introduced in any college academic course when learning about how the scientific principles of behavior analysis apply to changes in human behavior.
Treating Dangerous Behavior
Tuesday, 3 Dec 2019 by Andy Lattal, PhD
Dangerous behavior simply can’t be ignored. The person engaging in it is going to either hurt herself or someone else if it continues. Saying that is easy, knowing what to do about it is a rabbit hole. At what point does the behavior become more than “disruptive” and cross the “dangerous” threshold?
Evidence-Based Practice, ABA, and a Handy Checklist!
Saturday, 1 Oct 2016 by Bryant Silbaugh, PhD, BCBA, LBA
Of Course, You Use Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)! Doesn't Everyone?
University Series 012 | University of Southern California
Join Operant Innovations as they talk with Dr. Johnathan Tarbox about the Master of Science in ABA at the University of Southern California.
Using the Law to Secure Health Benefits for Children with Autism
Lawyers frequently must become knowledgeable about science and medicine to present scientific evidence in the courtroom. In this course, join Mr. Kodsi as he discusses the laws surrounding health benefits for children with autism in the state of Florida. This course aims to discuss what Florida health benefits were like prior to the year 2008. Subsequently, Mr. Kodsi then talks about the significance of several cases that have led to the development of present-day Florida laws regarding health benefits for individuals with autism.
University Series 014 | Cal State LA
Join Operant Innovations as we talk with Dr. Hank Schlinger about the undergraduate program at Cal State LA.
Agency and Shaping
Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019 by Andy Lattal, PhD
Shaping, or the differential reinforcement of successive approximations, is thought by many to be the most important tool in the behavior analyst’s toolbox. Shaping is usually thought of as something one human does to change the behavior of another living organism, most often to a human but also to a pet or a laboratory subject of the nonhuman persuasion. In such cases, the human is the agent of the shaping in that the human decides the conditions under which successive approximations do or do not merit reinforcement.
A Good Day's Work
Actionable tools and processes to ensure the ethical behavior that feeds profitable business growth The path to business success begins with behavior. This book provides tools from the study of ethics, scientific management practices, and behavioral psychology to ensure that ethical behavior is the foundation for workplace practices.
Antecedents Have Last Names
Monday, 25 Apr 2022 by Thomas Freeman, M.S., BCBA, LBA-NY, LBA-MA
In the latter years of his life, Dr. Jose Martinez, the founder of ABA Technologies. Inc., and the driving force behind the creation of the School of Behavior Analysis at Florida Tech, was heard to utter the title of this blog in every one of his presentations relating to the influence of antecedent conditions on behavior, “Antecedents have last names.”
Celebrating Positive Deviance at Work: What COVID-19 can Teach Us
Friday, 1 May 2020 by Darnell Lattal, PhD
We will need to develop many skills having to do with persistence, flexibility, creativity, and dealing with the unexpected.
Keep Pressing the Lever
Monday, 19 Aug 2019 by Shauna V. Costello, MA, BCBA
Behavior analysis has made a name for itself in the areas of developmental disabilities, mental health, and autism. Though less known in other fields, behavior analysis has a history of thriving in business, healthcare, education, animal training, and climate change. Where ever behavior is occurring, behavior analysts are found putting the tried-and-true tools of our science to work.
Behavioral Practice in the Forensic Area
Legal proof is not the same as scientific proof at all... sometimes not even close. W. Joseph Wyatt, PhD
Embracing Vulnerability in Leadership: Lead to Empower in Supervision With ACT
This course is a recorded webinar
Less Searching, More Applying: A Practitioner's Guide to Contacting Literature
Abstract Behavior analysis is a science, making science literacy is a critical skill for all who practice. Many behavior analysts with experience in the field have probably noticed that there is a lot of inaccurate, debunked, or outdated information available that can get in the way of our clinical work.