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I am invested in alleviating the severe shortages of personnel qualified to provide evidence-based services to children with disabilities. Most of my research is centered on examining effective training strategies (e.g., performance feedback) that lead to improvements in education, training, and supervision of parents, teachers, and staff who implement behavior plans. Graduate and undergraduate students who work in my laboratory are likely to be involved in applied and in experimental research that involves direct observation and measurement of participants’ skills as they behave across of a simulated client (i.e., either a research assistant or a robot acting as the client).
Authors: Ellie Kazemi PhD, BCBA-D, Brian Rice MA, BCBA, Peter Adzhyan PsyD, LEP, BCBA-D
Publication Date: November 28, 2018
Page Count: 224
Product Form: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 13 9780826139122
“The authors have created a truly valuable resource for those beginning their journey towards a credential as a behavior analyst. Supervision will be most effective when both the supervisor and the supervisee are well-prepared for the experience. This book is full of practical suggestions and activities that help a supervisee take full advantage of his or her opportunities.”
-Linda A. LeBlanc, PhD, BCBA-D
This long-awaited resource is the first to focus specifically on orienting and guiding trainees in the field of behavior analysis through the practicum and supervised experience. Clear and succinct, it provides comprehensive information on the competencies as required by the Fifth Edition the BACB® Task List. Going beyond the basic nuts and bolts of skill and knowledge requirements, the text prepares students for the day-to-day realities of the supervised practicum experience. It describes the process of locating a site, finding and working with supervisors and peers, and adhering to professional and ethical guidelines. Including seasoned advice on concluding the practicum, getting ready for the board exam, and developing a professional portfolio, this unique resource prepares behavior analyst trainees for employment and beyond.
Real-life examples and case scenarios help students gain an in-depth understanding of requisite competencies. Abundant performance monitoring checklists and sample forms—conveniently downloadable—further reinforce knowledge. This book is also a useful resource for practicing behavior analysts guiding trainees under their supervision.
Supervisors, as leaders in the profession of behavior analysis, are responsible for provision of services as well as the competence of emerging behavior analysts. However, most supervisors have not received formal training to provide effective training or to motivate individuals under their care.
In this brief presentation, Dr. Kazemi discusses what supervisees report about caring supervisors and tips for providing such supervision and taking questions.
California Association for Behavior Analysis
February 1st - 2nd, 2019
Title of Talk: Creating and Maintaining a Culture of Care as Supervisors
March 29th- March 31st, 2019
Title of Talk: Leadership Skills for Supervisors
Utah State University
July 22nd - 26th
September 25th - 29th
October 15th - 17th
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Science
November 21st - 23rd
Women in Behavior Analysis
February 28th - March 2nd, 2019
Title of Talk: Taking a Functional Approach to Supervision: A Workshop
The Association for Maine Behavior Analysis
April 26th, 2019
Title of Talk: Effective Leadership and Supervision: A 3-Hr Talk
August 12th - 24th
October 11th - 13th
October 17th - 20th
November 8th - 20th
December 5th - 6th 2019
Title of talk: Effective Supervision