Performance problems plague organizations both big and small. Wherever humans work, performance is happening, and so too are problems. Though each company’s performance issues are unique, often a formulaic—read: cookie-cutter— approach is the chosen remedy. In other words, let’s train and retrain everybody.
Dr. Hank Schlinger examines this word analysis in behavior analysis. He challenges it and helps identify areas our ever-growing applied field cannot forget.
Partnering with the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), ABA Technologies, Inc., makes professional development products available online for applied behavior analysis practitioners and related professions.
Dr. Rick Kubina continues to build on Lindsley's legacy. In a new CE course titled “What Is Precision Teaching?” Kubina explains how PT can supplement the already existing curricula of a classroom.
BCBAs have an increasingly visible presence in public schools. While most work with special education, many still make their way into general education classrooms.
Effective tools and interventions are the hallmarks of behavior analysis. Across disciplines and populations, applied behavior analysis improves people’s lives. Students do not benefit from interventions they do not experience.

Staff Training That Clicks

Repeatedly pairing the bell and food, however, brings about drooling. This is known as classical or respondent conditioning (Pavlovian conditioning).
Research on feedback shows that intentional and consistent feedback greatly improves staff expertise, productivity, and outcomes. But, knowing that feedback is important and delivering it effectively are two different things.
Pursuing events or courses for continuing education becomes a reactive process due to an approaching deadline, rather than a proactive one.