Common ethical dilemmas encountered by behavior analysts
For the Unit 6 Assignment, you will review four case scenarios representing common ethical dilemmas encountered by behavior analysts in their work with their clients. In part one of the assignment, you will provide discussion of the guidelines associated with two of these scenarios and considerations regarding how the behavior analyst should respond to remain in compliance with the ethical guidelines.
Part two of the Unit 6 Assignment will involve the evaluation of problems associated with dual roles and relationships. There will be two scenarios in which this ethical guideline (Guideline 1.06 of the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct) will be considered. Part two will address the balance between maintaining appropriate boundaries and respect for cultural values.
Be sure to utilize the assigned readings for unit 6 to complete the assignmentThis week’s Reading will center on ethical responsibilities for the behavior analyst in general and specifically as they pertain to considerations for the client.
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Read the following chapters in your Ethics for Behavior Analysts text: Bailey, J., & Burch, M. (2011). Ethics for Behavior Analysts. (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Chapter 6: “Responsible Conduct of a Behavior Analyst” (Guideline 1)
Chapter 7: “The Behavior Analyst’s Responsibility to Clients” (pp.71–75; pp. 83–85; pp. 96–104; Guideline 2)
Bailey, J., & Burch, M. (2011). Ethics for Behavior Analysts. (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB, 2017). Behavior Analyst Certification Board: Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts. Retrieved from https://www.bacb.com/ethics/ethics-code
Cooper, J. O., Heron, T. E., & Heward, W. L. (2007). Applied behavior analysis (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.
Web Reading Summary and Link
Read the BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts. The link is: https://www.bacb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/170706-compliance-code-english.pdf
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