Ethical Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis

Essay form in APA Style 

PDF of Scenarios will be attached

 

 

Using the assigned readings the student clearly addresses the following:

 

  1. Provide a summary of the principles involved in Guideline 1 (Responsible Conduct of a Behavior Analyst) of the BACB guidelines for responsible conduct.
  2. Provide a summary of the principles involved in Guideline 2 (The Behavior Analyst’s Responsibility to Clients) of the BACB guidelines for responsible conduct.
  3. Discuss standards under Guideline 1.06 (Dual Relationships and Conflicts of Interest).

 

Summary contains an overview of the ethical standards addressed within each of the guidelines.

 

0-55

 

Student addresses at least two ethical standards for each of the scenarios and apply them in the following manner:

1.    Discuss recommendations for appropriate behavior in each scenario based of the standards for responsible conduct that are chosen.

2.    Discuss how the chosen ethical standards are violated in each scenario.

3.    Discussed the appropriate course of action that would allow the practitioner to remain in compliance with ethical standards for each scenario.

4.    Discuss recommendations for how the practitioner should balance ethical responsibility with respect for the cultural values of the client.

0-75

 

Writing

 

 

STRUCTURE
Paper includes a title page, introduction with thesis statement, conclusion, and in-text citations and reference page using APA style.
 
Paper is appropriate in length (body of the paper should be 6-8 pages in length, not including the title page or reference page).
 
Paper includes reference to the textbook and at least one other academic source.

0-10

 

MECHANICS
Paper uses Standard American English including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and complete sentences and paragraphs.
 
Paper is free of typographical errors.
 
Paper includes a highly developed viewpoint and purpose.
 
Paper demonstrates superior organization; communication is highly ordered, logical and unified.

 

0-10

 

Total

150

 

An explanation of the points earned, as well as where the assignment could be strengthened will be included with your grade.

 

 

 

 Resources:

Title: Applied Behavior Analysis Edition: 2nd (2007) Author: John O. Cooper, Timothy E. Heron, and William L. Heward Publisher: Pearson Book ISBN: 978-0-13-142113-4

Ebook ISBN: 9780131421134

Title: Ethics for Behavior Analysts Edition: 2nd (2011) Author: Jon Bailey and Mary Burch