With some learners, we have to go beyond simple contingency management and reinforcement techniques. We’ve been exploring using ACT when teaching social skills and relational frame theory, which allow us to build skills that require indirect experiences and abstract thought. Here, we discuss how ACT works, share real world examples, and provide information on an upcoming webinar.
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.
We’re answering another question from the community around our opinions on ACT and AIM. ACT stands for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. It’s a branch of… Read More »Episode 041: ACT and AIM with Shira and Shayna
Sonya MacCrimmon is a life coach with a background in ABA. She made her way into ABA after her university program in psychology. Part of… Read More »Episode 016: BCBA Turned Life Coach with Sonya MacCrimmon