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Guide to Being a Great ABA Supervisor

ABA supervision is a critical part of the credentialing process for new clinicians. Supervision is a time during an individual’s education where they get to apply their skills while working with a seasoned ABA therapist. Supervisors get to mentor, model, and teach new clinicians how to become experts in their field. It is an exciting opportunity! So how can you be the best supervisor for your trainee in order to help them reach their potential?

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Mentorship for ABA Therapists

Training and supervising Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) supervisors are essential in the ABA world. BCBAs are responsible for providing these valuable staff members with adequate training and guidance. We owe this to the RBTs, our clients, their families, and our profession.

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RBT Supervision Hours

Training and supervising Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) is an essential part of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst’s (BCBAs) work. BCBAs are responsible for providing these valuable staff members with adequate training and guidance. We owe this to the RBTs, our clients, their families, and our profession.

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Measuring Conditional Discrimination in ABA Data Collection

With a tool like data collection in Catalyst, conditional discrimination learning best practices are easy. Data collection is how ABA providers monitor their client’s progress. With Catalyst, ABA therapists can complete discrete trials, recording specific learner responses and instructor prompts to every trial using continuous data collection.

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History of ABA Therapists

The history of the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) field is full of continuous development and improvements. To honor Autism Awareness month, we explore the history of ABA Therapists within the United States.

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What is Direct Instruction in ABA Therapy?

Direct instruction (DI) is an evidence-based teaching intervention included under the umbrella of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Some practitioners believe DI is a powerful and effective intervention strategy that can improve all learners’ educational and behavioral success.

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6 Tips for Managing Your ABA Practice Remotely

You’ve probably found yourself transitioning your ABA practice towards a remote operation, for the time being, or for a more permanent change to your practice, and you are not alone. There is a growing wave of telehealth services being offered online due to the overall convenience, lowered cost, and added ability to reach clients in more remote areas that would otherwise have difficulty receiving much-needed services.

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13 Resources to Help You Keep Your ABA Practice Running During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted many sectors of the economy, including many ABA therapy offices that are now grappling with the question of whether to retain their employees and stay open. Fortunately, there are various federal government relief programs as well as other resources that can help small businesses like therapy practices weather this storm. We’ve compiled a list of resources that may help your ABA therapy office stay in business in the next few months.

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5 Questions on Telehealth: ABA Therapy in the Time of COVID-19

For this session of the ABA Community Chat, we were joined by Dr. Joy Pollard, Co-founder and CEO of Clinical Operations at Behavior Change Institute. Dr. Pollard has been working in the area of telemedicine or telehealth practices for the past seven years. Her own clinical practice is focused on the delivery of service through telehealth modalities in homeschool and residential settings. As a subject matter expert on telehealth guidelines for the Council for Autism Service Providers (CASP) she gives great insight into how practitioners can continue providing care during the COVID epidemic.

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