Chapter 30 handout - Today’s Objectives Today’s Review...

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Unformatted text preview: Today’s Objectives Today’s Review from last time? Chapters 30 – Ethical considerations Any questions? Ethical Considerations Ethical Some contend that it is unethical to control and Some change behavior. BUT… – What is the goal of ANY “helping profession?” Video Video How How Goals of health professionals Goals To help through control over behavior Ethical Guidelines of B-Mod Ethical – Ethical guidelines imposed by APA< ABA, Ethical AABT AABT – Control over therapist’s behavior (counter Control control) control) Especially important when immediate reinforcers may Especially be powerful be – Appropriate training – Client is an active participant – Least Restrictive Alternative (LRA) If we can choose reinforcement over punishment we If will.. will.. The take-home message with regard to ethics… to We ALWAYS have to be thinking about We what is behavior change in the best interest of the client, even if that conflicts with what others think should happen others Hippocratic oath is a good rule of thumb. Operational Definitions Operational Let’s work in our group to identify your Let’s operational definition for your b-mod project operational Remember to troubleshoot and look for Remember loopholes NOW! loopholes Next time… Next More on ethical treatments Video: “Prisoner of Silence” ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PSY 310 taught by Professor . during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State University.

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