• About

    Ethics and Professional Conduct is an online self-directed course equivalent to 45 classroom hours. It is the 6th course in the sequence required for completing course requirements for certification as a BCBA in accordance with Task list 4, in addition to other requirements for certification. As a candidate moves through the program, competencies are presented and then tested. This course ensures a solid understanding of BACB’s Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts. Students will also develop skills and knowledge in the area of consultation using a behavioral, problem-solving model; and necessary components of supervision and management of behavior analysis services in accordance with the BACB’s Supervisor Training Curriculum will be learned.

  • Training Hours

    Equivalent to 45 hours of classroom time; 3 semester hours available through Brandman University’s Extended Education Department

     

    How do I claim University Credits?

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  • Method of Delivery

    Online, self paced, competency tested course

  • Program Requirements

    Method of Evaluation: Students must complete all lessons for each course and attain 90% or higher average on probes (Quizzes), exams, and online activities.  “Probes” are based upon content of the prior few classes and are not inclusive of material in other areas. 

    Class Policies:  Students are required to participate in the online courses and complete all activities and quizzes based on the 90% or higher performance criterion.  A Course Certificate will be given contingent upon 80% average mastery of exams, compliance to attendance policy, and full payment of all tuition and/or fees. 

  • Readings

    Required Texts:

    Mayer, G. R., Sulzer-Azaroff, B., & Wallace, M. (2011). Behavior Analysis
    for Lasting Change. Cornwall on Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing.

    Buy Here: http://www.amazon.com/Behavior-Analysis-Lasting-Change-Mayer/dp/1597380326/ 

    Bailey, J. & Burch, M. (2011). Ethics for Behavior Analysts. London, England: Routledge.

    Buy Here: http://www.amazon.com/Ethics-Behavior-Analysts-2nd-Expanded/dp/0415880300/

    Cooper, J.O., Heron, T. E., & Heward, W. L. (2007). Applied Behavior 
    Analysis (2nd Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

    Buy Here: http://www.amazon.com/Applied-Behavior-Analysis-John-Cooper/dp/0131421131/

    Optional but Recommended Text:

    Martin, G. & Pear, J. (2000). Behavior Modification: What is it and how to do it? Prentice


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    Brandman University's Course Content Verification Table

    Assessment and Evaluation System


  • Eligibility Requirements

    1. I can verify that I possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree and understand that I may be asked to provide evidence of this
    2. I can verify that I am at least 18 years old.
    3. I agree to the Standard Terms and Conditions
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