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Behavior analysis, a rapidly growing profession, began with the use and application of conditioning and learning techniques to modify the behavior of children or adults presenting severe management problems, often because of developmental disabilities. Now behavior analysts work in a variety of settings, from clinics and schools to workplaces. Especially since their practice often involves aversive stimuli or punishment, they confront many special ethical challenges. Recently, the Behavior Analysis Certification Board codified a set of ten fundamental ethical guidelines to be followed by all behavior analysts and understood by all students and trainees seeking certification.
This book shows readers how to follow the BACB guidelines in action. The authors first describe core ethical principles and then explain each guideline in detail, in easily comprehensible, everyday language. The text is richly illuminated by more than a hundred vivid case scenarios about which the authors pose, and later answer questions for readers. Useful appendices include the BACB Guidelines, an index to them, practice scenarios, and suggested further reading.
Practitioners, instructors, supervisors, students, and trainees alike will welcome this invaluable new aid to professional development.
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I found this book extremely well written and practically useful. I have especially benefited from the real life case examples in the book that illustrate ethical rules and guidelines. I would like to thank the authors for writing an invaluable book on ethics.
Behavior Analyst Regional Center of the East Bay, California
Bailey and Burch have done the field a valuable service with their comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the Behavior Analyst Certification Guidelines using real world examples and scenarios. I especially liked chapter 14, which provides a dozen tips for ethical conduct on one's first job. Assomeone who teaches an ABA class on ethics and gives workshops on clinical/ethical issues, I am delighted that I now have the perfect book to use for my class and recommend to workshop participants.
—Richard M. Foxx
Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg
Jon S. Bailey,Ph.D., is Professor Psychology at Florida State University where he teaches graduate courses on Skinner's Theory of Behavior, Research Methods of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Ethics and Professional Issues in ABA. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst; he served as a founding Director of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc., and has served on the Executive Director of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis. Dr. Bailey is co-author ofHow Dogs Learn and Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysisand is a Past-Editor of theJournal of Applied Behavior Analysis.In May 2005 he received the lifetime achievement award for Distinguished Service to Behavior Analysis from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis. He has given major addresses at conference throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Mary R. Burch,Ph.D., is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is also a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist. She is an award-winning writer and a frequent judge of writing competitions. She has published eight books and over 200 articles. Dr. Burch has been a reviewer for theJournal of Applied Behavior Analysisand her behavioral research has been published by the U.S. Department of Education. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and she is known for her writing on the topic of Ethics for animal trainers.
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