This course is designed to meet Ethics CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
CEU Type: Learning
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The Importance of Cultural Competence
How Can I Understand?
A Starting Place
Is Competence Enough?
Section 3: Research on Cultural Competence and ABA
Searching for Guidance
Research on Training Clinicians
Research on Service Delivery
Section 4: Cultural Factors and ABA Service Delivery
Understanding and Trust
The 5Rs of Cultural Humility
Section 5: Conclusion
Tameika Meadows, M.Ed., Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, resides in the Atlanta, Georgia area and has over 15 years’ experience providing Applied Behavior Analysis treatment to children and adolescents with Autism and related Developmental Disabilities, across home, school, and clinic treatment settings. Ms. Meadows obtained her graduate degree in School Psychology from Georgia Southern University in 2008, and she currently specializes in early intervention services, Functional Communication Training, as well as intensive parent training/family support. Ms. Meadows is the creator of the blog & resource website www.ILoveABA.com, which is accessed daily by thousands of people all over the world. Through her website, Ms. Meadows provides simple and practical information, strategies, and tips, designed for ASD children, but also helpful for any child with behavioral or learning challenges. Ms. Meadows has also authored multiple Applied Behavior Analysis books and manuals, such as: “101 Ways to do ABA”, a resource guide for parents and therapists; “From A to Z: Teaching Skills to Children with Autism”, a resource guide for educators; and “A Manual: Creating an Autism Intervention Program”, a resource guide for practice owners. Disclosure: Tameika Meadows, M.Ed., BCBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports. Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.