Ethics Update from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board

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This talk was filmed at the 2019 Hawaii Association for Behavior Analysis Conference

About the presentation:

In this presentation, I will provide a general update on the various reporting mechanisms, systems regarding notice submission and processing, and resources within the BACB’s Ethics Department. I will also present some updates on common code violations for the various certification levels and an update on resources and strategies relative to the most common violations.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:
1. Participants will increase their understanding regarding the various ethics notification pathways.
2. Participants will increase their understanding of the systems for processing notices.
3. Participants will increase their knowledge of common code violations and associated risks.

About the presenter:
Tyra P. Sellers, JD, PhD, BCBA-D is the Director of Ethics at the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. She earned a B.A. in Philosophy and M.A. in Special Education from San Francisco State University, a J.D. from the University of San Francisco and a Ph.D. from Utah State University. Her professional and research interests focus on professional ethics, training and supervision, assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, variability, and verbal behavior. Dr. Sellers has over 20 years of clinical experience working with individuals with disabilities in a wide variety of settings. Tyra has served as a board member in various positions, for the Utah Association of Behavior Analysis. She currently serves as an associate editor for two journals and is on the editorial board for a third.