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1

Depending on applicable laws, for which reason might confidentiality be breached? Client

admits to having sexually assaulted someone.
threatens to harm another individual, and in your judgment, he may.
denies that he will harm someone, but in your judgment, he may.

2

Which assessment procedure might temporarily increase problem behaviors?

functional analysis

3

A goal is likely to be appropriate if it

enables access to more reinforcement.

4

When conducting an assessment, select procedures that

are most effective procedures consistent with ethical standards and the philosophy of minimal intrusiveness.

5

Which target is consistent with the applied dimension of applied behavior analysis?

increasing delay of gratification
increasing seat-belt usage.
decreasing junk food eating in an obese individual.

6

What is the applied dimension maintains that

The applied dimension of ABA maintains that target behaviors should have social relevance to the subject (Baer, Wolf, Risley, 1968; Cooper et al, 1987, p. 5; Cooper et al, 2007, p. 16). Increasing one's ability to delay gratification, improve healthy eating habits, and promoting safe behaviors all benefit the person receiving the intervention.

7

Conduct a functional analysis

Use a functional analysis when other assessment methods have not yielded a viable hypothesis of function. (Miltenberger, 2001, pp. 245-246; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 515)

8

Discuss with clients/guardians

Generally, there is no legal obligation for a client to maintain confidentiality for himself/herself. However, it is important to explain the limits of confidentiality. For example, confidentiality may be limited to the therapist, it may extend to all of the people within an agency, or to an entire department. (BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, pp. 671-672)

9

Which is the most appropriate goal?

****** independently making purchases in a store.
understanding how to make purchases in a store.
explaining how to make a purchase in a store.
(all of the others)

10

Discuss confidentiality

Discuss confidentiality at the outset of the relationship and as new circumstances may warrant.

11

Which target is consistent with the applied dimension of applied behavior analysis?

**-analyzing differential rates between men and women

-taking medication according to a prescribed schedule
- decreasing delay gratification
- all others

12

With regard to confidential information, explain to clients

Clients should know for what purpose their personal information will be used.

13

According to Baer, Wolf, Risley (1968), target behaviors should be

The applied dimension of ABA maintains that target behaviors should have social relevance to the subject. (Baer, Wolf, Risley, 1968; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 16)

14

A goal is likely to be appropriate if it

- enables access to more reinforcement.
- enables avoidance of aversive stimuli.
- fosters interpersonal relationships.
Baer, Wolf, Risley (1968) maintained that behaviors should be targeted that are socially relevant. All of the options would be socially significant.

15

Depending on applicable laws, for which reason might confidentiality be breached? Client

-threatens to harm another individual, and in your judgment, he may.

Confidentiality may be breached if the individual threatens to cause harm to another individual and he may. (cf. BACB, 2010; Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007, p. 672)

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