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Behavior Analysis in Practice

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 62–70 | Cite as

Some Tools for Carrying Out a Proposed Process for Supervising Experience Hours for Aspiring Board Certified Behavior Analysts®

  • Katie Lynn GarzaEmail author
  • Heather M. McGee
  • Yannick A. Schenk
  • Rebecca R. Wiskirchen
Technical and Tutorials

Abstract

While task clarification, goal setting, feedback, and behavioral skills training (BST) are well-supported methods for performance improvement, there is no standardized approach to supervising aspiring Board Certified Behavior Analysts® (BCBAs®) that specifies how such practices should be used within a comprehensive supervision system, namely for supervising those who are still accruing experience hours for the purpose of becoming board certified. This article outlines a systematic approach to BCBA supervision and provides a set of tools that supervisors can use to ensure that they are engaging in empirically based supervision practices.

Keywords

BCBA supervision Supervision process Supervision materials 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Portions of this project were supported through generous funding from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (Grant No. 20152526; Principle Investigators Stephanie Peterson and Wayne Fuqua). The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the funding agency. The authors would like to express appreciation to Dr. Stephanie Peterson and Dr. Wayne Fuqua for making this project possible through their efforts to obtain and maintain funding and their diligent management and oversight.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

This project was funded by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (Grant no. 20152526).

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katie Lynn Garza
    • 1
    Email author
  • Heather M. McGee
    • 1
  • Yannick A. Schenk
    • 1
  • Rebecca R. Wiskirchen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA

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