Emily Varon is a BCBA and sleep specialist who has been diving into a new passion: burnout in the field of ABA. We discuss some of the things that contribute to burnout, like a lack of supervision and being stretched too thin. We also talk about how to tap into our reinforcers, the challenges new and seasoned BCBAs face that can lead to burnout, and potential strategies and solutions to ease overwhelm.
What do you do before you go to bed? I’m sure you have a routine and you do the same things almost every night. Today’s topic is all about how to develop a bedtime routine for kids.
Emily Varon is a BCBA and a sleep expert who offers CEUs to companies and ABA professionals. We discuss the importance of using non-extinction behaviors when addressing sleep issues. We also talk about co-sleeping, blue light exposure, and tips for ABA practitioners working through sleep problems with clients.