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1

Extinction for attention-maintained face-slapping can be ethically questionable because

the risk of injury from an extinction burst may be greater than the risk of injury from face-slapping.

2

If providing services requires special knowledge in culture, race, religion, etc.,

have or obtain that knowledge, or refer to someone who does have it.

3

You should change a procedure when

it will decrease the risk/benefit ratio

4

Advanced development of behavior analysis skills could include

reading appropriate literature, attending conferences and conventions, participating in workshops, and obtaining Board certification

5

You are introduced to a consumer as a psychologist, but you are not a licensed psychologist. Explain

to the consumer that you are not a licensed psychologist.

6

Explain to clients

- realistic expectations of the outcomes of interventions.
- they can discontinue a treatment intervention at any time.
-your credentials if asked
- realistic expectations of the outcomes of interventions.

7

Select the LEAST desirable risk/benefit ratio.

high/low

8

You should change a procedure when

when it will lower the risk/benefit ratio.

9

Advanced development of behavior analysis skills could include

-getting Board certified
-reading appropriate literature.
-participation in workshops.

10

Select the MOST desirable risk/benefit ratio.

low/high

11

An intervention that occasions punishment-induced aggression

may be defensible if no other less restrictive intervention is available

12

Behavior analysts only provide services

they are competent to provide.

13

You and all other available service providers lack expertise for a given clinical situation.

Refer to whoever has related expertise.

14

You lack experience treating rumination. It would be most appropriate to

refer to someone who has worked with rumination.

15

You should change a procedure when

- it is likely that doing so will benefit the client.
- it will lower the risk of harm.
- not doing anything is riskier.

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