National University




ABA606 Ethics for Behavior Analysts

Lead Faculty: Dr. Bill Matthew, PhD, BCBA-D, NCSP

Course Description

Overview of the major issues in the ethical use of applied behavior analytic practices. Students will be exposed to scenarios and case studies which impact the ethical and legal treatment of persons receiving behavior change treatments. This course meets the ethics requirements established by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Students are required to purchase a one year subscription to the CBA Learning Module Series from Behavior Development Solutions (BDS). See Program Description for more details.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate ethical issues in various applied behavior analytic treatment scenarios.
  • Analyze and synthesize ethical issues inherent in behavior analytic procedures.
  • Understand and apply the Guidelines for Responsible Conduct as described by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.