Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Matthew T Brodhead; Fellow David J Cox; Shawn P Quigley
Elsevier Science

Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder is for behavior analysts working directly with, or supervising those who work with, individuals with autism. The book addresses important.

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topics such as the principles and values that underlie the Behavior Analyst Certification Board's (R) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts, and factors that affect ethical decision-making. In addition, the book addresses critical and under-discussed topics of: scope of competence; evidence-based practice in behavior analysis; how to collaborate with professionals within and outside one's discipline; and how to design systems of ethical supervision and training customized to unique treatment settings. Across many of the topics, the authors also discuss errors students and professionals may make during analyses of ethical dilemmas and misapplications of ethical codes within their practice. Reviews core ethical principlesDiscusses factors that affect ethical decision-makingDescribes how to create systems for teaching and maintaining ethical behaviorDiscusses how to identify your own scope of competence in autism treatmentDescribes the process of evidence-based practice and how it can be applied to behavior-analytic treatment for autismDiscusses the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and how to be a good collaboratorReviews common mistakes students and supervisors make when analyzing ethical dilemmas, along with common misapplications of ethical codes