Ethics and School Based Services: Working with the IEP Team
Many behavior analysts report concerns regarding ethical issues related to providing school based services in the public school setting. This maybe complicated by the differing governing bodies and ethical guidelines set forth by different professions. Schools follow guidelines for teaching and behavior support outline by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Special Education teachers follow ethical guidelines set forth by the Council for Exceptional Children. Behavior Analysts follow ethical guidelines set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Many times the issues that behavior analysts face are related to supervision, implementation, and support plan development. This session will focus on ethical dilemmas faced by behavior analysts providing services in public school settings. By understanding the laws and ethical guidelines as they relate to each other, behavior analysts can work with IEP teams to improve services and resolve ethical dilemmas in the school setting. Case studies and problem solving strategies will be provided.
Develop problem-solving strategies to dissipate ethical dilemmas when providing services in the public school setting.
Evaluate situations so they better understand when to remove themselves from problematic situations that arise when providing services in the school based setting.
- Presenter: Peggy Schaefer Whitby, Ph.D, BCBA-D
- Duration: 100min
- 2 Ethics BACB CEU Hours