Expanding the Consumer Base for Behavior-Analytic Services: Meeting the Needs of Consumers in the 21st Century
CREDIT: 1 BACB Type II CEU, Ethics
The current article provides insight for the behavior analyst who wishes to expand their competencies beyond that of autism and other development disabilities. The article provides suggestions based off of the ethical guidelines set forth by the Behavior Analytic Certification Board (BACB). Finally, the article recommends strategies and tasks that should be completed by a behavior analyst who is seeking employment in a new field.
- Describe the needs of two other populations that could benefit from behavioral services provided by behavior analysts: (1) those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and (2) the elderly.
- Identify suggestions and tasks for behavior analysts who wish to emerge into a field other than autism.
- Describe each task and strategy that can be used when trying to emerge into a field other than autism.
- Describe the ethical guidelines to be familiar with when considering working with a new consumer group.
LeBlanc, L. A., Heinicke, M. R., & Baker, J. C. (2012). Expanding the Consumer Base for Behavior-Analytic Services: Meeting the Needs ofConsumers in the 21st Century. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 5(1), 4–14.