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Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128140987, 9780128140994

Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

1st Edition

Authors: Matthew T. Brodhead David J. Cox Shawn P. Quigley
Paperback ISBN: 9780128140987
eBook ISBN: 9780128140994
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th July 2018
Page Count: 132
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to ABA, Ethics and Core Ethical Principles
2. Contextual Factors that Influence Ethical Decision-Making
3. Creating Behavioral Systems to Support Ethical Behavior in Autism Treatment
4. Scope of Competence
5. Evidence-based Practice
6. Interdisciplinary Collaboration
7. Common Errors and Mistakes Made During Ethical Analyses and Application


Description

Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder is for behavior analysts working directly with, or supervising those who work with, individuals with autism. The book addresses important topics such as the principles and values that underlie the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s ® Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts, and factors that affect ethical decision-making. In addition, the book addresses critical and under-discussed topics of: scope of competence; evidence-based practice in behavior analysis; how to collaborate with professionals within and outside one’s discipline; and how to design systems of ethical supervision and training customized to unique treatment settings. Across many of the topics, the authors also discuss errors students and professionals may make during analyses of ethical dilemmas and misapplications of ethical codes within their practice.

Key Features

  • Reviews core ethical principles
  • Discusses factors that affect ethical decision-making
  • Describes how to create systems for teaching and maintaining ethical behavior
  • Discusses how to identify your own scope of competence in autism treatment
  • Describes the process of evidence-based practice and how it can be applied to behavior-analytic treatment for autism
  • Discusses the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and how to be a good collaborator
  • Reviews common mistakes students and supervisors make when analyzing ethical dilemmas, along with common misapplications of ethical codes

Readership

Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), entry-level paraprofessionals who work directly with children with ASD. Centers for autism will be interested in purchasing multiple copies of this manual for those they are training


Details

No. of pages:
132
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
18th July 2018
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128140987
eBook ISBN:
9780128140994

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About the Authors

Matthew T. Brodhead

Matt Brodhead, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Michigan State University. Like many before him, his interests in behavior analysis and autism began at Croyden Avenue School in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Raised in Harbor Springs, Michigan, he has an undying passion for spending time in the great outdoors, especially with his loving wife and adventurous daughter. When he can’t get outside, he enjoys listening to and playing music, and in a previous life, he used to tour with a funk band.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, Michigan State University

David J. Cox

David is the Chief Data Officer at the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence and Faculty of Behavior Analysis at Endicott College. He completed a Post-Doc in Computational Behavioral Economics at Johns Hopkins University, a Post-Doc in Data Science through the Insight Data Science Fellowship, a Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis at the University of Florida, an M.S. in Bioethics at Union Graduate College, and a B.S. in Psychology at Arizona State University. David has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with a range of diagnoses spanning Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, obesity, and substance abuse/misuse. He has published 30+ peer-reviewed articles and one book spanning his research interests of quantitative and computational analyses of choice, verbal behavior, behavioral health, and ethical behavior. His current research uses machine learning and quantitative modeling to study the behavioral mechanisms of human choice and decision-making.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Data Officer, Behavioral Health Center of Excellence and Faculty of Behavior Analysis, Endicott College, Beverly, MA, United States of America

Shawn P. Quigley

Shawn Quigley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is the Senior Director of Clinical Services and Professional Development at Melmark, PA. Dr. Quigley has supported individuals with developmental disabilities in various capacities over the last 15 years. He has a passion to support the behavior analytic profession through service, research, teaching, and clinical work. In his spare time he can be found enjoying food, sporting events, and the outdoors with his wife and four children.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Professional Development and Clinical Training, Melmark, Berwyn, PA USA