Laura Hanratty, M.A., BCBA, has been applying the practical functional assessment and skill-based treatment process in an outpatient clinic and homes since 2012. In this vignette, Laura describes the process in the context of helping a family with twin boys newly diagnosed with autism.
This post contains presentations that describe applications of practical functional assessments and reflections by the BCBAs who conducted the functional assessments. These BCBAs were all doctoral candidates enrolled in a Behavioral Assessment course at Western New England University (WNEU) when they applied these procedures and developed presentations describing their experiences.
Mahshid Ghaemmaghami, M.A.D.S., BCBA, has been applying the practical functional assessment and skill-based treatment process in an outpatient clinic, schools, and homes since 2012. In this detailed vignette, which includes videos of functional analysis and treatment sessions, she describes the process when applied with a young boy diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and ADHD.