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1

Which is an acceptable reference to subjects of an experiment? The subjects

were two music teachers from a New York City school who received national acclaim for their compositions.
*** were two teachers from a small New England town middle school.
were two football coaches from Woodbury Middle School.
(all of the others)

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Who should be first author? Larry is the lead researcher on a project in the Department of Psychology where Charlie is the Chair of the Department but was not directly involved. Larry did most of the conceptualization and write-up. Ed did some minor editing and Ralph wrote up the results.

Larry did most of the work, so he should be first author. Ralph's contribution is significant and warrants second author. Ed's editing warrants a footnote. Being the Chair of the Department doesn't warrant any recognition. (BACB, 2010)

3

Written consent

Written consent must be obtained prior to conducting behavioral assessments and implementation of a behavior program. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 669)

4

A client who has hurt others in the past has threatened to hurt someone else. You

You may legally be obligated to disclose information even without the consent of the client if it is necessary to prevent someone from getting hurt. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 672)

5

Unless required or permitted by law, disclose confidential information only after you've

Obtained written consent from the client/client's surrogate. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, pp. 671-672)

6

You are a BCBA and a consumer asks you personal questions and questions about your training and where you received your degrees. You should explain

Consumers have a right to your credentials. However, they do not have a right to personal information. Transcripts would be considered personal information. (BACB, 2010)

7

Before conducting a behavioral assessment,

Obtain written consent from the client/client's surrogate for the procedures. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 669)

8

In your practice, maintain documentation in a manner that would

If you are unavailable or the case is passed on to another professional, your documentation must describe the course of treatment in a manner that enables another professional to effectively provide services. (BACB, 2010)

9

If permitted by law, a valid reason for disclosing information without the individual's consent includes

Disclose information without consent as mandated by law or where permitted valid for purposes such as providing needed services, obtaining appropriate professional consultations, protect the individual or others from actual harm, and to receive payment for services. In the latter case, the minimum amount of information necessary to procure payment is released. (BACB, 2010)

10

Assessment results

Assessment results are explained to the client/client's surrogate in language understandable to them. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 671)

11

An uncooperative consumer who has failed to follow through on any recommendations, says, "I'm going to report you. Who do I contact?"

Clients are to be provided procedures on how to make complaints regarding the professional practices of the behavior analyst.

12

Who should not receive formal acknowledgement? Larry is the lead researcher on a project in the Department of Psychology where Charlie is the Chair of the Department. Larry did most of the conceptualization and write-up. Ed did some minor editing and Ralph wrote up the results.

Charlie

13

Termination criteria should

Termination criteria should be established and explained to the client/client's surrogate (usually only once) in language they could understand. (BACB, 2010)

14

Document professional and scientific work

to meet requirements of the law.
to ensure accountability.
in a manner that would be acceptable in an adjudicative forum when that is a possibility.
(all of the others)***

15

Disclose information without the individual's consent if

mandated by law or permitted by law for valid purposes.

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If permitted by law, a valid reason for disclosing information without the individual's consent includes

Disclose information without consent as mandated by law or where permitted valid for purposes such as providing needed services, obtaining appropriate professional consultations, protect the individual or others from actual harm, and to receive payment for services. In the latter case, the minimum amount of information necessary to procure payment is released. (BACB, 2010)

17

Aversive procedures should be avoided as well as

Avoid procedures that may have long-term unhealthy or harmful effects. (BACB, 2010)

18

You want to use data from your practice as educational material at a conference. Unless given written consent or other legal authority, you must

Members of the audience should not be able to identify the individual. In addition to not using the individuals' names, do not use other potentially identifying information. For instance, do not say that the client is a principal in your school system. People who know where you are from could narrow that down to just a few individuals. (BACB, 2010)

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Written consent

Written consent must be obtained prior to conducting behavioral assessments and implementing a behavior program. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 669) At least verbal consent must be obtained prior to implementing program modifications. (BACB, 2010)

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Clients have the right to effective treatment

Behavior analysts provide treatment based on the scientific literature. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 676)

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If permitted by law, a valid reason for disclosing information without the individual's consent includes

Disclose information without consent as mandated by law or where permitted valid for purposes such as providing needed services, obtaining appropriate professional consultations, protect the individual or others from actual harm, and to receive payment for services. In the latter case, the minimum amount of information necessary to procure payment is released. (BACB, 2010)

22

Who should receive second authorship? Larry is the lead researcher on a project in the Department of Psychology where Charlie is the Chair of the Department. Larry did most of the conceptualization and write-up. Ed did some minor editing and Ralph wrote up the results.

Ralph

23

You have reason to believe that praise, tokens, and potato chips will all be equally effective as reinforcers. Use

praise

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