Staff who engage in challenging behavior at work can drain management and supervisory resources. While ABA practitioners are compelled to adhere to BACB® task lists and ethical codes, some staff do not always do so consistently. Those who follow these guidelines and policies inconsistently require specialized management and supervision. This course will offer some ideas on how to manage staff who engage in challenging behavior.The goal of this course is to provide behavior analysis professionals who have managerial and supervisory responsibilities with information about how to address challenging supervisee and staff behavior using an ABA perspective. This training program is offered independent of 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: Challenging Staff Behavior
The Social Media Post
Where is the Guidance?
Behaviors that Respond to Training and Supervision
Danger to the Organization
Section 3: Preventive Approaches
Where is the Policy?
Behavior is a Function of Interactions
Behavior Systems Analysis
Seven Goals of the BSA Approach
The ABCs of Preventing Challenging Staff Behavior
Section 4: Management Strategies
Speaking to Lynn
Managing Staff is a Learning Process
Skills or Performance Deficits
Working for Reinforcers or Avoiding Punishers?
Making a Tough Decision
Prevention is Key
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 no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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