Podcasts for Behavior Analysts

Matt Cicoria has released a number of informative podcasts relevant to practicing behavior analysts on his website: behavioralobservations.com There are podcasts relevant to practical functional assessment of problem behavior and to skill-based treatment of problem behavior. These two podcasts are also linked on the tutorials page noted above. Consider visiting Matt’s website regularly to download…

Upcoming & Past Presentations

A new page has been added to the menu bar called Upcoming and Past Presentations. By clicking on this link, you can learn about the location of upcoming presentations. You will also be able to download materials relevant to upcoming as well as past presentations. These materials may include pdf or Powerpoint presentations, related article pdfs, workbooks,…

CE credits for FA & Rx Tutorials

In this course from ABA Technologies and FL Tech, an alternative to traditional functional analysis methods called the interview-informed synthesized contingency analysis (IISCA) is carefully described and guidance on how you can incorporate this strategy into your practice to reduce problem behavior quickly and effectively and generalize the changes across multiple environments is provided. For an introduction…

Strategies to Address Sleep Problems of Children and Their Parents

Sleep problems may be best considered a skill deficit, one that is common especially in children and youth with autism and developmental disabilities (63-80%, compared to 35-50% of typically developing young children). Sleep problems (difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting enough sleep) are associated with higher levels of severe problem behavior (meltdowns, aggression, self-injury), stereotypic self-stimulatory…

Q&A for BCBAs now available

A page dedicated to answering questions provided by BCBAs has been added to this website. This page will contain commonly asked questions regarding the practical functional assessment and treatment process, with new ones posted each week. If there is a question you would like answered, relay it to us on this new page. Click on Q&A for BCBAs above…

Experiences of BCBA Practitioners

Practical functional assessment and skill-based treatment implementation experiences by BCBAs working in clinics, schools, and homes are highlighted on this page. These videos may be useful to share with parents or other professionals who are unfamiliar with practical functional assessment processes or with skill-based treatments derived from analyses.