The Behaviour Speak Podcast

Science Podcasts

On the Behaviour Speak Podcast, Ben Reiman interviews a global and diverse group of thought leaders, researchers, and industry experts to gain unique or overlooked perspectives in the field of Behaviour Science. We discuss data, trending topics, and insights; and challenge existing practice through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Behaviour Speak is an approved provider of ABA continuing education credits for BACB, IBAO and QABA certifications.

Location:

Canada

Description:

On the Behaviour Speak Podcast, Ben Reiman interviews a global and diverse group of thought leaders, researchers, and industry experts to gain unique or overlooked perspectives in the field of Behaviour Science. We discuss data, trending topics, and insights; and challenge existing practice through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Behaviour Speak is an approved provider of ABA continuing education credits for BACB, IBAO and QABA certifications.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 67: Humility, Compassion, and Reflection with Dr. Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi and Dr. Jonathan Tarbox

2/3/2023
In Episode 67, Ben chats with Drs. Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi and Jonathan Tarbox. This conversation digs deep into humility, compassion, and reflection. They apply these concepts to imposter syndrome, empathy, kindness, service, and more. Host Note: This was by far one of the most personally impactful interviews I've done. I have so much gratitude for Dr. Cirincione-Ulezi's mentorship. She has taught me so much about recognizing and acknowledging my own biases (and do I ever have A LOT of...

Duration:01:51:17

Episode 66: Analyzing The Public Behaviour of Donald Trump: Novel ABA Research with Dr. Robin Arnall, Ph.D., BCBA-D

1/27/2023
In Episode 66, Ben chats with Robin Arnall, Ph.D., BCBA-D. Dr. Arnall is an Autistic Assistant Professor at Russell Sage College. They dive into her research paper on the public behaviour of Donald Trump as well as some her other novel research areas. Ben and Robin also discuss how she is building a culture of neurodiversity affirming practices with her students. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Contact Dr....

Duration:02:08:54

Episode 65: AAC Advocacy with Tiffany Joseph of Nigh Functioning Autism

1/20/2023
In Episode 65, Ben chats with Tiffany Joseph, producer of Nigh Functioning Autism. Tiffany is a mom to three children two of whom are diagnosed with autism and ADHD. Tiffany, who is Autistic herself, is also a user of Augmentative and Alternate Communication (AAC) and does a lot of advocacy work for both Autistics and AAC users. In this episode, Tiffany communicates almost entirely using her speech-generating AAC device and none of the pauses where Tiffany is typing on her device are removed...

Duration:02:18:12

Episode 64: Culture-Based Education with Naomi K. Tachera, M.A., BCBA, LBA

1/13/2023
In Episode 64, Ben chats with Naomi Tachera, an Indigenous Hawaiian behaviour analyst and mother to a wonderful Autistic son. This conversation is a fascinating crash course in the history of Hawaiian education, the ongoing US occupation of Hawaii, and the oppression of Indigenous Hawaiians. If you're looking to build your cultural competence and develop culturally-responsive interventions for Polynesian clients then this will be a great place to start! Continuing Education Units (CEUs):...

Duration:01:56:10

Episode 63: Equity and Systems Change With Dr. Noor Syed, Ph.D., BCBA-D

1/6/2023
In Episode 63, Ben chats with Noor Syed, Ph.D., BCBA-D. Dr. Syed discusses her work developing sustainable systems locally with a fantastic ABA program at SUNY Empire State College where she has applied concepts from universal design and positive behaviour interventions and supports globally through the Anderson Centre disseminating behaviour analysis worldwide. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Contact Dr. Syed: Noor.Syed@esc.edu The Behaviour...

Duration:01:32:19

Episode 62: Addressing Racial Bias in Education with May Beaubrun, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

12/29/2022
In Episode 62, Ben chats with May Beaubrun on the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the education system. May discusses the history of education in America going back over 400 years and how many of these systems are still active today. She tells us about how to achieve cultural responsivity in schools and takes a deep dive into disproportionality. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:02:09:09

Episode 61: Firesetting and Forensics - Supporting Adults With Intellectual Disabilities with Josephine Collins, Ph.D.

12/21/2022
In Episode 61, Ben chats with Dr. Josie Collins from the Tizard Centre at the University of Kent. Dr. Collins' conducts research on adults and youth with intellectual disabilities in the criminal justice system. In this conversation, Ben and Josie talk about her work in the detection and prevention of abuse in adult residential settings and the development of the Adapted Firesetting Assessment Scale. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak...

Duration:01:33:57

Episode 60: Gender Identity and Expression with Janani Vaidya, M.S., BCBA

12/16/2022
In Episode 60, Ben chats with Janani Vaidya (they/them). Janani is a behaviour scientist teaching at National Louis University and a member of Dr. Emily Sandoz's contextual science research group. They discuss all things related to gender diversity including gender privilege, gender fluidity, advocacy and affirmation, program issues, unwilling parents, gender exploration under aversive control and so much more! Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The...

Duration:01:52:21

Episode 59: The Realities of Services For Autistic Adults with Jeff Newman - Part 2

12/9/2022
In this two-part episode, Ben chats with Jeff Newman. Jeff is a well-known Autistic advocate who works as Director of Community Integration and an abuse investigator with a large agency serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Jeff has been a powerful voice in advocating for change in the field of applied behaviour analysis. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:00:59:12

Episode 58: The Realities of Services For Autistic Adults with Jeff Newman - Part 1

12/9/2022
In this two-part episode, Ben chats with Jeff Newman. Jeff is a well-known Autistic advocate who works as Director of Community Integration and an abuse investigator with a large agency serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Jeff has been a powerful voice in advocating for change in the field of applied behaviour analysis. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:01:02:01

Episode 57: Huddle Up! Collaboration and Mentorship with Landria Seals Green, CCC-SLP, BCBA

12/2/2022
In this episode, Ben chats with Landria Seals Green, a Speech-Language Pathologist, and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. They cover topics including collaboration with other professionals, the anti-ABA movement, peer-mediated learning, mentorship, and more! Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:01:33:28

Episode 56: Supporting Autistic Children in Low Resource Settings with James Lee, Ph.D., BCBA-D

11/25/2022
In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. James Lee about his research providing parent-mediated interventions in rural and low-resource settings. Much of his work has involved families in Mongolia and Korea. Dr. Lee also shares his work developing a tool to assess our work with people from different cultures called the Cultural Adaptation Checklist. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:01:37:29

Episode 55: Applied Behaviour Analysis Reform: Is It Even a Possibility? with Terra Vance - Part 2

11/15/2022
This two-part episode features Ben chatting with long-time Autistic advocate Terra Vance. We dive into all sorts of topics from banning ABA, ABA as abuse, systemic racism, and ableism, facilitated communication, ABA reform, and so much more. Terra’s perspectives are her own and she shares some useful resources and evidence to back up her ideas. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:01:06:27

Episode 54: Applied Behaviour Analysis Reform: Is It Even a Possibility? with Terra Vance - Part 1

11/15/2022
This two-part episode features Ben chatting with long-time Autistic advocate Terra Vance. We dive into all sorts of topics from banning ABA, ABA as abuse, systemic racism, and ableism, facilitated communication, ABA reform, and so much more. Terra’s perspectives are her own and she shares some useful resources and evidence to back up her ideas. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:01:29:26

Episode 53: Cultural Competence in Behaviour Analysis: How Far Have We Come? with Dr. Elizabeth Hughes-Fong, Ph.D., BCBA

11/15/2022
In this episode, I chat with Lyz Hughes-Fong about all things cultural (competence, humility, sensitivity, awareness, and understanding). We discuss diversity trends in behavior analysis and suggestions for moving forward. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Link to Dr. Fong's research study: You are invited to participate in a needs assessment to better understand BACB Certificants self-reported cultural competency. The project will involve participants...

Duration:01:34:35

Episode 52: An Autistic Researcher’s Perspectives on Neurodiversity, Autism, and Autism Research with Patrick Dwyer, M.A.

10/28/2022
In this episode, I chat with Patrick Dwyer, an autistic Ph.D. student at the University of California-Davis. Patrick discusses his writings and research on neurodiversity, the medical model and social model of disability, Naturalistic Developmental Behaviour Interventions (NDBIs) and so much more. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop General Information: http://www.autisticscholar.com The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes...

Duration:01:47:32

Episode 51: I Wanna Dance With Somebody!: Using Behaviour Science to Teach Dance with Shreeya Deshmuhk, M.Sc., BCBA

10/21/2022
In this episode, I chat with Shreeya Deshmukh, a behavior analyst and Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida. Shreeya works with ABA Sports Innovations teaching dance, yoga, and other skills to people with and without disabilities using behaviour analysis. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop General Information: ABA Sports Innovations: https://abasportsinnovations.com Show...

Duration:01:29:44

Episode 50: The Experiences of an Autistic RBT with Kaelynn Partlow

10/14/2022
In Episode 50 Ben talks with Kaelynn Partlow. Kaelynn is a Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) at the Project Hope Foundation in South Carolina. Kaelynn shares her journey in the field of applied behavior analysis including the barriers she has overcome and those she still faces. Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop General...

Duration:01:11:58

Episode 49: Free Appropriate Public Education for All Students: The Role of Behavior Analysts in Public Schools with Dr. Nicole Hollins, Ph.D., BCBA-D

10/7/2022
In Episode 49 Ben talks with Nicole Hollins, Ph.D., BCBA-D, about her work towards equitable multi-tiered positive behavioural interventions and supports in school settings. We also dive into her doctoral dissertation, which focused on improving the effectiveness of online instructional procedures. In the last quarter of the episode, we pivot to a discussion of her excellent article comparing client mistreatment to police brutality. Continuing Education Units (CEUs):...

Duration:02:00:16

Episode 48: Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disabilities with Christine Bigby, MSW, Ph.D.

9/29/2022
The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episode 48: Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disabilities with Christine Bigby, MSW, Ph.D. In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Chris Bigby who has been conducting research in group home settings for more than 30 years. In this conversation Dr. Bigby shares her work in identifying the key indicators of good group homes (i.e., where residents live their best lives and staff, enjoy their work) and how to best reach those outcomes. Continuing Education...

Duration:01:26:54