Did you know that every time we want to decrease a challenging behavior, we should replace it with something? Today’s topic is all about replacement behaviors.
How To ABA
Jordyn Hargrave is a BCBA and a member of the How To ABA community. She’s currently pursuing a second master’s degree and works as a BCBA within a school system. Jordyn shares a personal story about how an accident changed her perspective when working in the field. We also discuss creative reinforcers and the importance of mentorship as a new BCBA.
How do we know what our students’ favorite reinforcers are? Today’s topic is all about ABA preference assessments.
Jessica Winne is a BCBA who came to us to talk about OBM and performance feedback. Jessica received her master’s degree in behavior analysis from the University of North Texas and her thesis was on how to give corrective feedback. We discuss the role emotions play in receiving feedback, how feedback can make or break a staff culture, the importance of rapport, and more.
How do you use ABA video modeling with your learners? Today, we’re talking about how video modeling can expand play sequences.
Brenda Eaton is a BCBA, mom, and creator of Grow Your Happy. Brenda shares suggestions on improvements needed within the field and the importance of emotional regulation and a healthy mindset.
We expect the kids we work with to regulate their emotions. But how do we get them to really understand what emotions are? Today’s topic is all about teaching kids to identify their emotions. Because, by definition, emotions are internal.
Natalie Todd is a BCBA and elementary school-based behavioral consultant in New York State. We talk with Natalie about changes in behavioral analysis and how new techniques are replacing outdated ones. We also discuss parent training and tips to help parents reinforce behavioral changes at home.
Independent activity schedules, often referred to as IAS, are common in many ABA programs and classrooms. Today we will address why independent activity schedules are useful.
Jessie and Sara are from Family Beeginnings, where they provide family focused, solution based, ABA therapy and consulting. They spend a lot of time mentoring BCBA candidates and share what they focus on to help boost their skill set. We also talk about client advocacy and bridging the gap between the field of ABA and the school system.