• How to,  Study,  Task List Item

    Calculating IOA

    Interobserver agreement (IOA) indicates the percentage of agreement between two or more observers recording the same event. It is important in assessing the integrity of data collection. IOA is most commonly used when training a new observer, periodically to increase…

  • Fieldwork,  Supervision

    Beginning Supervision

    What The Supervisee Needs Begin Graduate Coursework: Before accruing any hours, you have to start graduate level behavior analytic coursework. Make sure the courses/degree are listed as a Verified Course Sequence. Create an account: Create an account on the BACB…

  • Ethics,  Practitioners

    Barriers to Being a Good BCBA

    With funding for services changing and many states/provinces requiring more services in fewer hours, it can be discouraging to implement behavior analysis with integrity. Common barriers we face as BCBAs are : Funding   Time constraints   Large caseloads   Limited support/resources   So…

  • Study

    Baseline Logic

    Baseline logic consists of three elements (prediction, verification, and replication) that depend on an overall approach of steady state strategy. Steady state strategy: repeated exposure to a condition, controlling for extraneous variables, and obtaining a stable pattern before introducing the…

  • Graphing,  Study,  Task List Item

    Changing Criterion Design

    Changing Criterion Design – analyzes the effects of an independent variable across multiple behaviors/settings/participants (dependent variable) without having to withdraw the treatment. Types of Changing Criterion Design Increasing rates of behavior Decreasing rates of behavior Guidelines Length of phases: should…

  • Graphing,  Study,  Task List Item

    Multiple Baseline Design

    Multiple Baseline Design – analyzes the effects of an independent variable across multiple behaviors/settings/participants (dependent variable) without having to withdraw the treatment. Types of Multiple Baselines Multiple baseline across behaviors Multiple baseline across settings Multiple baseline across participants Other variations…