This fully-updated third edition of Jon Bailey and Mary Burch's bestselling Ethics for Behavior Analysts is an invaluable guide to understanding and implementing the newly-revised Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code. Featured in this new edition are case studies drawn from the author's real-world practice with hints to guide readers toward the ethical `solution' and revised chapters, including how this new edition evolved alongside the revised Code and tips for succeeding in your first job as a certified behavior analyst. The complete, revised BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code is included as an appendix. This third edition improves upon what has become a go-to resource for behavior analysts in training and in practice.
Jon S. Bailey, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Florida State University, teaches graduate courses for behavior analysts. Dr. Bailey is a founding director of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (R) and he is past president of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA). Mary R. Burch, PhD, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (R). Dr. Burch has more than twenty-five years experience in developmental disabilities. She has been a behavior specialist, QMRP, unit director, and consulting behavior analyst in developmental disabilities, mental health, and preschool settings.
Preface Evolution of the 3rd Edition Acknowledgements Disclaimer I: Background for Ethics for Behavior Analysis 1. How We Got Here 2. Core Ethical Principles 3. Ethics and Whitewater Rafting 4. Analyzing Complex Ethics Cases Using a Seven-Step Model 5. Everyday Ethical Challenges for Average Citizens and Behavior Analysts II. Understanding the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts 6. Responsible Conduct of Behavior Analysts (Code 1.0) 7.Behavior Analysts' Responsibility to Clients (Code 2.0) 8.Assessing Behavior (Code 3.0) 9. Behavior Analysts and the Behavior-Change Program (Code 4.0) 10. Behavior Analysts' as Supervisors (Code 5.0) 11.Behavior Analysts' Ethical Responsibility to the Profession of Behavior Analysis (6.0) 12.Behavior Analysts' Ethical Responsibility to Colleagues (Code 7.0) 13. Public Statements (Code 8.0) 14. Behavior Analysts and Research (9.0) 15. The Behavior Analyst's Ethical Responsibility to the BACB (10.0) III. Professional Skills for Ethical Behavior Analysts 16. Conducting a Risk-Benefit Analysis 17. Delivering the Ethics Message Effectively 18. Using a Declaration of Professional Services 19. A Dozen Practical Tips for Ethical Conduct on Your First Job 20. A Code of Ethics for Behavioral Organizations IV. The BACB Code, Glossary, Scenarios, and Further Reading Appendix A The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (R) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts Appendix B Glossary Appendix C Fifty Ethics Scenarios for Behavior Analysts (With Hints) Appendix D Suggested Further Reading References Author Index Subject Index