The Behavioral View

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The Behavioral View

Welcome to The Behavioral View, the behavior analytic podcast presented by CentralReach. Hosted by three CentralReach BCBA-D panelists and featuring a new guest panelist each episode, the series tackles important topics around behavior analysis to engage in forward-thinking ABA conversation.

Get to know your hosts

Shannon Hill, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LPC, LBA

Editor-in-Chief
CentralReach Institute

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Kerri Milyko, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Director of Clinical Programming
CentralReach

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Nissa Van Etten, Ph.D., BCBA, LBA

Manager of Assessment and Clinical Training
CentralReach

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Season 2

Episode 2.7 - Coming Soon!

Assent-based Practices with Dr. Charna Mintz

In this episode of The Behavioral View, Dr. Charna Mintz, Chief Clinical Officer for Action Behavior Centers and Past President of APBA, joins the panel for an honest look at assent-based practices. We travel through regrets of the past, the frustrations and excitement of current practices, and the hopes for a future in which research, training, and practice strike the balance inherently required by humane science.

Charna Mintz

Special Guest

Charna Mintz, Ph.D., BCBA-D
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Episode 2.6 - Aired July 27th

The Ethics of Shaping Our Field with Dr. Darren Sush

In this episode of The Behavioral View, Dr. Darren Sush, co-author of The Workbook of Ethical Case Scenarios in Applied Behavior Analysis, joins the panel for an in-depth discussion of the ethics involved in shaping and reshaping the professions of Applied Behavior Analysis. The talk centers around the role of leadership in navigating us through controversial topics, and ways of talking with various stakeholders about what we do and how we do it.

Watch this episode and earn 1 Ethics CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Darren Sush

Special Guest

Darren J. Sush, PsyD, BCBA-D
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Episode 2.5 - Aired June 29th

Reducing Child Abuse and Out-of-Home Placement with Karin Torsiello

In this episode of The Behavioral View, Karin Torsiello joins the panel to discuss the role of ABA in direct services and parent training for families in the Child Protective Services system. As part of an interdisciplinary support approach in Florida, ABA services are provided to prevent out-of-home placement or teach skills for reunification.

Watch this episode and earn 1 CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Karin Torsiello

Special Guest

Karin Torsiello, MS, BCBA
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Mini Episode - Aired June 15th

June 2022 Hot Topics

CentralReach’s own Manager of Educational Content Cas Breaux joins the panel for this month’s Hot Topics mini-episode, where we chat about our time at ABAI, answer a mailbag question about identity-first language, and celebrate some news from the BACB.

Cas Breaux

Special Guest

Cas Breaux, MA, MS, BCBA, LBA
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Episode 2.4 - Aired on May 20th

All About Burnout with Becca Tagg

In this episode of The Behavioral View, Dr. Becca Tagg joins the panel to discuss a plethora of topics related to burnout, both through a behavior analytic lens and as it applies to the practice of behavior analysis. Terminology, risk factors, and meaningful supports for prevention and response are all covered.

Watch this episode and earn 1 Supervision BACB Learning CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Becca Tagg

Special Guest

Becca Tagg, PsyD, MSCP, NCSP, BCBA-D
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Episode 2.3 - Aired on April 21st

OBM with Shannon Biagi

In this episode of The Behavioral View, Shannon Biagi joins the panel to discuss organizational behavior management (OBM) as it applies to various levels of ABA practice. Principles discussed include using OBM as a lens for clinical practice, making supervision more data-based, and enhancing the ability to function in leadership roles. We also provide information for people who want to learn more about becoming an OBM practitioner.

Watch this episode and earn 1 CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Shannon Biagi

Special Guest

Shannon Biagi, MS, BCBA
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Episode 2.2 - Aired on March 24th

Hot Topics in Behavior Analysis with Nissa Van Etten

In this episode of The Behavioral View, we talk with CentralReach's own Dr. Nissa Van Etten. The panel will focus on four of the hottest topics in behavior analysis today - the burgeoning of a new workforce; diversity in the field; industrialization of our service model; and behavior analysis applied to our own lives as parents. We also have an exciting announcement about the show!

Watch this episode and earn 1 CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Nissa

Special Guest

Nissa Van Etten, Ph.D., BCBA, LBA
Get to know Nissa

Episode 2.1 - Aired on February 23rd

School Consultation with Michael Mueller

In this episode of The Behavioral View, Dr. Michael Mueller joins the panel to discuss school consultation. The conversation extends to models of consultation, working with non-behavioral systems, and the incorporation of functional living skills into assessment and instruction.

Watch this episode and earn 1.5 CEUs for $37.50. See instructions below.

Michael Mueller

Special Guest

Michael M. Mueller, Ph.D., BCBA-D, IBA
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Season 1

Episode 7 - Aired on December 22nd

The 2022 Ethics Code Changes with Timothy Fuller

Join CentralReach’s team of in-house BCBA-Ds as they talk about the upcoming changes to the BACB's Ethics Code for Behavior Analysts. The team discusses the process used by the BACB to revise the ethics code, some of the bigger changes made to the code, the core principles used to guide interpretation of the code, and the role of the board and code in shaping the field of behavior analysis.

Watch this episode and earn 1 Ethics CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Tim Fuller

Special Guest

Timothy Fuller, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Instructional Designer, CentralReach
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Episode 6 - Aired on November 18th

International Telehealth Services with Mapy Chavez Askins

Mapy Chavez Askins, Ph.D, CABAS®️, BCBA-D, BCAP, ACAS, BCTS joins the TBV panel to share her experiences with Alcanzado, a foundation providing telehealth services throughout South America, to discuss the importance of parent participation in obtaining optimal outcomes.

Watch this episode and earn 1.5 CEUs for $37.50. See instructions below.

Mapy Chavez Askins

Special Guest

Mapy Chavez Askins
Ph.D, CABAS®️, BCBA-D, BCAP, ACAS, BCTS
CEO of Alcanzando Inc.
Get to know Mapy

Aired on October 27th

The Behavioral View Live from CR Unite: More about Cultural Responsivity with Corina Jimenez-Gomez

Corina Jimenez-Gomez joins The Behavioral View panel via Facebook Live immediately following Day 2 of CR Unite, where she will take follow-up questions about her presentation, Moving Towards Culturally Responsive Behavior Analytic Services.

Corina and the TBV panel will cover topics such as the differences between cultural responsiveness and cultural humility; why the emphasis is made on "becoming" and "moving toward"; steps we can take in our personal journeys toward cultural humility; and how to make amends for missteps. The team will also cover questions submitted during Corina's earlier presentation so be sure to join in for both.

Watch this episode and earn 1.5 FREE Ethics CEUs. See instructions below.

Corina Jimenez-Gomez

Special Guest

Corina Jimenez-Gomez, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of the Center for Autism Research, Treatment, and Training, Auburn University
Get to know Corina

Aired September 28th

All Things ABLLS-R®: Stories & Time-Saving Tips from the ABLLS-R Creator

Dr. James Partington, legendary author of the ABLLS-R® (Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills), joins the Behavioral View panel for stories and discussions about the differences between testing and assessment, the importance of B.F. Skinner’s verbal operants, and the relationship between assessment, goal development and meaningful outcomes.

Learn some time-saving assessment tricks and tips for effective use of ABLLS-R -- and earn 1 CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Dr. James Partington

Special Guest

James W. Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D
General Manager, BAI & ABLLS-R, CentralReach
Get to know James

Episode 5 - Aired on September 20th

Supervision and Mentoring with Linda LeBlanc & Tyra Sellers

Linda LeBlanc and Tyra Sellers, two of the authors of Building and Sustaining Meaningful and Effective Relationships as a Supervisor and Mentor, join The Behavioral View to chat about the intricacies of the supervisory relationship.

Watch this episode and earn 1.5 Supervision BACB Learning CEUs for $37.50. See instructions below.

Linda LeBlanc

Special Guest

Linda A. LeBlanc, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Get to know Linda

Tyra Seller

Special Guest

Tyra P. Sellers, JD, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Get to know Tyra

Episode 4 - Aired on August 5th

Standards and Accreditation with Sara Litvak, CEO of the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

Sara Litvak, CEO of the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), joins the Behavioral View for an in depth conversation about accreditation of behavior analytic service organizations.

Watch this episode and earn 1 CEU for $25. See instructions below.

Sara Gershfeld Litvak

Special Guest

Sara Gershfeld Litvak, MA, BCBA
Get to know Sara

Episode 3 - Aired on June 28th

Technology to Extend and Support Direct Services with Lisa Marie Clinton, Director of Avail Support

Lisa Marie Clinton, the founder and Director of Avail Support - a leading assistive technology solution for autistic individuals and those with developmental disabilities, joins the Behavioral View for a thought-provoking discussion about integrating technology into behavior analytic services.

Watch this episode and earn 1.5 CEUs for $37.50. See instructions below.

Lisa Marie Clinton

Special Guest

Lisa Marie Clinton, Director of Avail Support
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Episode 2 - Aired on May 20th

Compassionate Care with Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D

Join CR’s BCBA-D team Shannon Hill, Rick Kubina, and Kerri Milyko as they talk with special guest Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, about compassionate-focused ABA.

Watch this episode and earn 1.5 Ethics CEUs for $37.50. See instructions below.

Dr. Jonathan Tarbox

Special Guest

Jonathan Tarbox, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Get to know Jonathan

Episode 1 - Aired on April 9th

ABA as a Healthcare Discipline with Steven Merahn, MD

Join CR's BCBA-D team Shannon Hill, Rick Kubina, and Kerri Milyko as they talk with special guest Steven Merahn, MD about the growth of ABA as a healthcare discipline.

To celebrate our series launch, we are offering a special $10 rate for BCBA's to receive 1.5 CEUs for the first episode!

Steven Merahn, MD FAAP

Special Guest

Steven Merahn, MD FAAP
Get to know Steven

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