The basis for all decision making in applied behavior analysis (ABA) intervention is data. Data are collected to help determine which behaviors to address, monitor intervention effects, and make program decisions. This course will provide an overview of data collection methods commonly used in ABA and how the information gained from the data is used to improve intervention efforts.
Relias Learning, LLC is a BICC Approved CE Provider.
This course aligns with E-01, E-02, E-03, E-04, E-05, E-06 on the BCAT Task List.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Rationale for Data Collection
Why Collect Data?
What is Data?
What is a Behavior?
Types of Data Collected in ABA Intervention
Section 3: Collecting Behavior Data
Why Collect Behavior Data?
Dimensions of Behavior
Categories of Behavior Recording Techniques
Continuous Data Recording
Discontinuous Data Recording
Permanent Product Recording
Section 4: Collecting Intensive Intervention Data
Skills Progress Data
Data Collection in Discrete Trial Instruction
Data Collection Methods for Naturalistic Techniques
Effective Program Data
Section 5: Graphing and Decision Making
Which Graph Should Be Used?
Section 6: Conclusion
Exam and BrainSparks
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.
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