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Tuesday, August 6 • 1:15pm - 4:15pm
32. Special Education Law and Ethical Issues for Behavior Analysts - Presidents Hall 1

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This session will focus on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) and the issues that practicing behavior analyst should be apprised of. Participants will learn about federal requirements for conducting functional behavioral assessments, writing behavior intervention plans, understanding the term positive behavior supports as used in the IDEIA, and the requirements for independent educational evaluations including FBAs. Information will be provided in lecture format with case studies as examples. The legal and ethical responsibilities of a behavior analyst will be discussed. Time will be allotted for extensive question and answer around case study framework. Detailed handouts will be provided. Credits: Act 48, SW, Psych, PT, OT, BACB Ethics, INFANT

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Missy Olive

After many years in higher education, Melissa Olive, Ph.D., BCBA-D, “Missy”, founded Applied Behavioral Strategies. Missy has served on the Editorial Board of Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, Journal of Early Intervention, and Young Exceptional Children and she is... Read More →

Tuesday August 6, 2019 1:15pm - 4:15pm EDT