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PSYC 6733 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Behavior Analysis: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 6733 Course Readings

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Cautilli, J., & Weinberg, M. (2007). Editorial: To license or not to license? That is the question: Or, if we make a profession, will they come? The Behavior Analyst Today, 8(1), 1–8. 

Fawcett, S. B., Bernstein, G. S., Czyzewski, M. J., Greene, B. F., Hannah, G. T., Iwata, B. A., . . . Winett, R.A. (1988). Behavior analysis and public policy. The Behavior Analyst, 11(1), 11–25. 

Hineline, P. N., & Rosales-Ruiz, J. (2013). Behavior in relation to aversive events: Punishment and negative reinforcement. In G. J. Madden, W. V. Dube, T. D. Hackenberg, G. P. Hanley, & K. A. Lattal, (Eds), APA handbook of behavior analysis, Vol. 1: Methods and principles (pp. 483-512). Washington: American Psychological Association.

Hunter, R. H., Ritchie, A. J., & Spaulding, W. D. (2005). The Sell decision: Implications for psychological assessment and treatment. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 36(5), 467-475. doi:10.1037/0735-7028.36.5.467 

Itkonen, T., & Ream, R. (2013). Autism advocacy: A network striving for equity. Peabody Journal of Education, 88(1), 48–59. 

Jones, E., Allen, D., Moore, K., Phillips, B., & Lowe, K. (2007). Restraint and self-injury in people with intellectual disabilities: A review. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 11(1), 105–118. 

Katsiyannis, A., Losinski, M., Whitford, D. K., & Counts, J. (2017). The use of aversives in special education: Legal and practice considerations for school principals. NASSP Bulletin, 101(4), 315–330. 

Lipkin, P. H., & Okamoto, J. (2015). The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for children with special educational needs. Pediatrics, 136(6), e1650–e1662. doi:10.1542/peds.2015-3409 

Oliver, A. C., Pratt, L. A. & Normand, M. P. (2015). A survey of functional behavior assessment methods used by behavior analysts in practice. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48(4), 817–829. 

Putnam, R. F., & Kincaid, D. (2015). School-wide PBIS: Extending the impact of applied behavior analysis. Why is this important to behavior analysts? Behavior Analysis in Practice, 8(1), 88–91. doi:10.1007/s40617-015-0055-2 

Scheuermann, B., Peterson, R. L., Ryan, J. B., & Billingsley, G. (2016). Professional practice and ethical issues related to physical restraint and seclusion in schools. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 27(2), 86–95. 

Schreck, K. A., & Miller, V. A. (2010). How to behave ethically in a world of fads.  Behavioral Interventions, 25(4), 307–324. 

Sellers, T. P., Alai-Rosales, S., & MacDonald, R. P. F. (2016). Taking full responsibility: The ethics of supervision in behavior analytic practice. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 9(4), 299–308. doi:10.1007/s40617-016-0144-x 

Wiskirchen, R. R., Deochand, N., & Peterson, S. M. (2017). Functional analysis: A need for clinical decision support tools to weigh risks and benefits. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 17(4), 325–333. 

Zirkel, P. A. (2017). An update of judicial rulings specific to FBAs or BIPs under the IDEA and corollary state laws. The Journal of Special Education, 51(1), 50–56. 

Other Readings

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