In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to explore a specific area within a subfield of ABA to gain deeper insight and understanding of the application of ABA across sectors. You will review published materials and public internet resources – professional organizations, webinars, podcasts, and social media groups to learn more details on your chosen topic. You will complete the Area of Interest Worksheet

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeArea of Interest Worksheet fully completed

1. Interest Area listed – 1 point
2. Definition, history (if applicable) (3 points)
3. Issue/Problem (3 points)
4. Effectiveness of subfield at addressing problem (3 points)
5. Application, 3 points
6. 3 sentences each, 2 points

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According to Bottema-Beutel and Crowley (2021), instances of conflict of interest are pretty common in applied behavior analysis. Finding ways to avoid unethical conduct when practicing is vital. Bottema-Beutel and Crowley (2021) argue that other than ongoing education mandates required by BACB, behavior-analytic organizations should also implement systems that teach and maintain ethical conduct in their behavior analysts, such as adopting systems of ethical supervision and management.

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