Intro to ABA
Terms 1
Measurement
Assessment
Ethics
100

What does ABA mean? 

Applied behavior analysis

100

ABC's

Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence


100

Frequency is measured by

Recording the number of times a response occurs 

100

What is ABC data collection?

The process of recording what occured before a specific behavior and the consequences that occurred after the behavior. 

100

Seely buys her patient a new Paw Patrol toy for his birthday. The patient is very excited and plays with the toy for the rest of the day. What ethical code did Seely violate? 

RBT's are not to give or accept gifts from patients. 

200

What is behavior?

Anything a person says or does that can be observed and measured.

200

No longer reinforcing a response that was previously reinforced

Extinction

200

Latency, duration, IRT, and frequency are all methods of...

continuous measurement

200

True or False: RBT's are permitted to conduct functional assessments without the supervision of a BCBA. 

False

200

Carla has just become an RBT and is working towards her BCBA. Carla has offered to provide services for a family friend's kiddo but does not work in a clinic and is not regularly supervised. What ethical code did she break? 

RBT's must practice under the close supervision of a qualified supervisor. 

300

What are the two types of reinforcement?

Positive and negative reinforcement

300

The amount of time between the delivery on an Sd and a patient's response. 

Latency


300

RBT's may be asked to_______ data at the end of a session. 

graph

300

Multiple stimulus without replacement, paired stimulus, and free operant are all types of

Preference assessments

300

Jessica is an RBT and has been having a tough day with her kiddo. Her kiddo has kicked, bitten, and yelled at her several times and Jessica is getting tired. Jessica's kiddo then begins engaging in stripping behavior while outside the clinic. Jessica decides to ignore the behavior because no one else is around and she is tired. Did Jessica violate the RBT code of ethics? 

Yes Jessica did not maintain client dignity. 

400

What are the 4 functions of behavior?

Sensory (automatic), escape, attention, tangibles

400
The amount of time that behavior occurred. 

Duration

400

Whole interval recording is done by 

Recording the number of intervals in which a patient engaged in a target behavior for the entire interval. 

400

When you are unable to ask a patient directly about their preferences you can...

Interview friends, family, or anyone close to the patient. 

400

Hannah wants to take a photo with one of her favorite clients so she can show her friends who she works with. Is this a violation of the RBT code of ethics? 

500

RBT stands for

Registered behavior technician

500

The amount of time between the end of one and the beginning of another functionally similar behavior. 

IRT

500

When graphing data time is placed on the 

X axis

500

What is a developmental assessment?

An assessment that maps the child's performance against the performance of typically developing children from the same age group.

500

Mark finds his patient's mom very attractive and would like to ask her out on a date. He decides that is a good idea and asks her if she would like to go out for a drink after Friday's therapy session. Is Mark's behavior appropriate? 

Mark's behavior is not appropriate. RBT's are not to engage in personal relationships with patients or their immediate family as it could create a dual relationship. 
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