Supervision Pt. 4: Evaluating ABA Supervision Effects

Supervision Pt. 4: Evaluating ABA Supervision Effects 

Providing supervision to trainees and credentialed staff who require ongoing supervision has become a large part of a behavior analyst’s job. Ensuring supervision is effective and meets supervisee needs is required by the BACB®. Behavior analysis supervisors can accomplish this through a variety of methods. This course will provide strategies for evaluating the effects of supervision.  

This course is the fourth in a 4-part series on BACB Supervision. This training program is based on the BACB Supervisor Training Curriculum Outline (2.0) but is offered independent of the BACB.


Hours: 2.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Behavior Analyst Certification Board


This course is designed to meet Supervision CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
CEU Type: Learning

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ABA-0-EABAS
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Explain the importance of evaluating the effects of supervision.
Identify strategies for evaluating the effects of supervision on supervisee behavior, analytic knowledge, and skills.
Describe methods for evaluating the effects of supervision on supervisee professional skills.

Evaluating ABA Supervision Effects

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: The Importance of Effective Supervision

A Tale of Two Supervisees

Why Evaluate Supervision?

Outcomes of Ineffective Supervision



Section 3: Evaluating the Effects of Supervision on Knowledge and Skills

Creating a Structure


Contracts as an Evaluation Tool

Baseline Supervisee Performance 

Evaluating Supervisee and Client Performance

Analyzing Effectiveness Data



Section 4: Evaluating Professionalism

Professionalism in ABA

Identifying Professionalism

Evaluating Professionalism and Ethical Behavior

Looking for Behavioral Artistry

Supervisee Perceptions of the Supervision Experience

A Complete Evaluation of Effectiveness



Section 5: Conclusion


Course Contributors



Instructor: 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.
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The target audience for this course is: Behavioral Analyst; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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