This course is the first of a 4-part series designed to prepare behavior analysts to supervise staff. This course provides an introduction to supervision, the purpose of supervision, activities related to supervision, and the requirements of supervision set forth by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board® (BACB®).
This course is designed to meet Supervision CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The Purpose of Supervision
Providing the Best Outcomes
What Is Supervision?
Coffee with Kay
Features of Supervision
Features of Supervision at Work
Starting the Supervisory Relationship
Section 3: Different Types of ABA Supervisors
Different Types of ABA Professionals
Kay and Stephen Debrief
Understanding Differences in Tasks Among Roles
A Mentor and a Sounding Board
Patricia and Denise
Being a Good Mentor
Section 4: Supervision and the BACB
Keeping It All Straight
Supervision for Registered Behavior Technicians
Supervision for Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts
Supervision for Board Certified Behavior Analyst Trainees
Section 5: Conclusion
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.Expert Reviewer: Hanna C. Rue, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Hanna C. Rue is Head of Clinical Development for Autism Spectrum Therapies. She oversees clinical standards and assists in the design and implementation of numerous research projects and staff training protocols. Dr. Rue is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of North Dakota and completed her pre-doctoral training at May Institute. Prior to joining AST she played a leadership role at the National Autism Center and also served as a clinical director for the May Institute's largest special education school. Dr. Rue also served as Chairperson on the National Standards Project, phase 2. Her current research interests include identification of evidence-based practice for treatment of ASD, investigation of behavior reduction procedures, and skill acquisition procedures.
Disclosure: Hanna C. Rue, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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