Course Code: REL-ATS-0-BM2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
Explain motivating operations and provide examples.
Identify and apply variables of reinforcer effectiveness to given scenarios.
Define features of and compare and contrast different schedules of reinforcement.
Describe and explain the most powerful schedule of reinforcement.
Describe and provide examples of extinction and extinction bursts.
Identify two types of negative punishment (response cost and time out) and describe features of each.
•Motivating operations •Deprivation •Immediacy •Size •Contingency •Schedules of reinforcement •Continuous •Intermittent •Ratio •Interval •Fixed •Variable •Fixed ratio (FR) •Variable ratio (VR) •Fixed interval (FI) •Variable interval (VI) •Extinction •Extinction burst •Punishment •Positive punishment •Negative punishment •Response cost •Time out
Emaley McCulloch BA BCaBA
In 2008 Emaley McCulloch co-founded Autism Training Solutions, LLC and is currently the Director of Behavioral Products and Research at Relias Learning. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts and holds a Masters Degree in Special Education. She has 17 years experience in the field of autism and ABA and has provided and overseen services to individuals between the ages of 18 months to 24 years in homes, schools and clinical settings. For eight years she served as a consultant and supervisor at agencies based in Hawaii and Japan where she trained groups of professionals and parents. Emaley’s passion is staff training, dissemination of evidenced-based interventions, film and videography and using technology in the field of behavior analysis and special education.
Disclosure: Emaley McCulloch BA BCaBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer:
Amy Wiech M. Ed. BCBA
Amy holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Education in Special Education with emphasis in Behavior Analysis from University of Hawaii. She co-founded Autism Training Solutions, LLC in 2008. She has over 16 years' experience and thousands of hours of training in the field of autism and ABA as well as experience in teaching autistic children in preschool and elementary settings. She has worked directly with over 50 individuals with autism spectrum disorders between the ages of 19 months to 21 years.
Disclosure: Amy Wiech M. Ed. BCBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
BCAT Task List:
B-03 Principles of ABA, B-04 Principles of ABA, B-09 Principles of ABA, B-10 Principles of ABA, B-11 Principles of ABA, B-12 Principles of ABA, B-13 Principles of ABA, D-19 Treatment: Reduction of Problem Behavior, D-20 Treatment: Reduction of Problem Behavior
D-02, D-03, D-04, D-05, D-06
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