The Applied Behavior Analysis Field

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1. Areas of Expertise I have been working in the Applied Behavior Analysis field since 2007. I have received my certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2015. Prior to that, I held my BCaBA certification since September 2013. I obtained my Master 's degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2015. I specialize in program development and implementation for in-home ABA services with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder from ages 18 months to 12 years of age. In addition, I specialize in parent training and staff training in Applied Behavior Analysis principles. 2. Professional Relationship, Limitations, and Risks What I do Behavior analysis involves designing,…show more content…
In so doing this, I will be able to directly work with you but there may be other times that I will be training other significant individuals in your life to assist with achieving these goals. How I work My role as a behavior analyst is not to judge another individual 's behavior. My role is to observe and effectively develop a plan to achieve targeted goals that will benefit a client 's quality of life. You will be consulted during each step in the process. With your input appropriate goals will be addressed and determined during the initial assessment. After conducting the assessment, the findings will be presented to you in a manner that is easy to understand. Any questions about these findings will be thoroughly explained. I will develop and implement an intervention plan with your consent. If at any time, you withdraw your consent to the intervention or treatment plan, I will act accordingly. Please be aware that specific goals in treatment are not guaranteed. I will do my very best to assist you in achieving your desired goals. If you feel that I am not providing you with the best treatment or are not making any progress, then you have the right to terminate services with me. I will refer you to another competent behavior analyst that will be able to assist you in achieving these goals. 3. Client Responsibilities In-home Applied Behavior Analysis intervention requires involvement from not only the clients but the family
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