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Running Head: ACTION PLANAction Plan: Working with SchoolsLorraine DelgadoABA 610 Role & Functions of SchoolsProfessor Christine CearleyJanuary 25, 20211
Running Head: ACTION PLANAction Plan: Working with SchoolsIntroductionAs a Behavior Analyst, collaborating with other professionals is an essential part of ourjobs. The school is one of the top professionals that Applied Behavior Analysts collaborate with.Having proper ethics, communication skills, and cooperation are vital to our success. at the endof the day; we are all working to best support our student or client, whichever it may be. In“How to Work with Schools,”we learned a set of basic techniques to collaborate efficiently withschool sites. Some may think that these skills are “common sense”; however, I find them a greatreminder. Often, when we are working, we focus on our job duties and may unintentionally leavea wrong impression due to our lack of awareness. For example, as a “Dominant” personality, Ilearned that listening to others is something that I can implement that can take me a long waywhen collaborating with others. Having an action plan will allow us as Behaviorist to understandthe processes that exist within the school system. Knowing the process of becoming an activerole in the school system is essential. This will directly impact our student or client. will bediscussing how to approach working with schools—keeping in mind culture, collaborating, morespecifically, working with other professionals on the Individualized Education Plan (IEP).How Schools WorkUnderstanding how schools work is fundamental. For example, having a comprehensiveunderstanding of the decision-making processes, roles of the school staff (school administrators,phycologist, special education teachers, general education teachers, counselors, etc.). My actionplan is to familiarize myself with the different professionals that make up the school. Morespecifically, knowing how they function within the school system and the various processes inthe decision and collaboration process. As stated in “How Schools Work,” we learned that there2
Running Head: ACTION PLANare different school system sectors. As stated by Earle, J., Kane, W., & Sullivan, C. (2014),“Like all relationships, a certain amount of giving and take is required when working with theeducation sector.” To gain a better knowledge of these sectors, I will research specific schoolsand the district, learn their history, focus, etc. Some critical questions to ask in my action plan

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Professor
SHANNON SOTO
Tags
IEP, Individualized Education Program

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