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This podcast features conversations with behavior analysts, researchers and academics working in the field of Positive Behaviour Support, ABA, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other areas of behavior analysis. We discuss topics including autism and autistics, trauma-informed supports, diversity, functional assessment, person centred planning, consent and so much more! Listeners can earn BACB Learning CEUs for each episode.

This podcast features conversations with behavior analysts, researchers and academics working in the field of Positive Behaviour Support, ABA, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other areas of behavior analysis. We discuss topics including autism and autistics, trauma-informed supports, diversity, functional assessment, person centred planning, consent and so much more! Listeners can earn BACB Learning CEUs for each episode.

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Canada

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This podcast features conversations with behavior analysts, researchers and academics working in the field of Positive Behaviour Support, ABA, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other areas of behavior analysis. We discuss topics including autism and autistics, trauma-informed supports, diversity, functional assessment, person centred planning, consent and so much more! Listeners can earn BACB Learning CEUs for each episode.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 27 - Translational Research, DiGeorge Syndrome and a Little Dash of Metacontingencies with Valdeep Saini, Ph.D., BCBA-D

1/14/2022
In this episode Ben chats with Dr. Val Saini of Brock University. In the first half, Val shares his work translational research specifically in the area of problem behaviour relapse. In the second half we talk about how behaviour analysts can engage in antiracist work through the frame of metacontingencies. Lastly, Ben and Val talk about his work with previous guest, Louis Busch, on behaviour interventions for DiGeorge Syndrome. Correction: During this episode Ben refers to an article by...

Duration:01:27:18

Episode 26 - Smashing the Patriarchy: A Conversation About Sexism and Privilege in Behaviour Analysis with Dr. Natalia Baires, Ph.D., BCBA-D

12/17/2021
This episode features a powerful discussion with Dr. Natalia Baires, Ph.D., BCBA-D on topics like racism and sexism in the field of behaviour analysis. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 2.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:02:02:02

Episode 25 - Having Sex, Seeing a Concert, Going to the Pub, Living with My Friends: Proper Outcomes of Positive Behaviour Support with Dr. Darren Bowring, Ph.D.

12/3/2021
In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Darren Bowring, a researcher at the University of Warwick in the UK. Dr. Bowring’s research focuses on updating the causal model of behaviour, designing community-based PBS specialist teams and the overprescribing of medications to people with intellectual disabilities. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:27:41

Episode 24 - Autistic Self-Advocacy with Michau Van Speyk and Philip Lerner

11/12/2021
This episode includes two conversations with Ontario Autism Coalition directors, Michau Van Speyk and Philip Lerner. Michau and Phil share their perspectives on advocating for better services for autistic people in Ontario as well as some of their personal experiences from an autistic lens. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.0 BACB Learning CEU: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:08:09

Episode 23 - Person-Driven Positive Behaviour Support for Traumatic Brain Injury with Dr. Kate Gould, DPsych

10/22/2021
In this episode, Ben sits down with Dr. Kate Gould, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinic Lead & Positive Behaviour Service Research Fellow at the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Gould shares the amazing research her team has been doing with a new model of positive behaviour support called PBS PLUS geared towards supporting people with a traumatic brain injury. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs:...

Duration:01:18:29

Episode 22 - Cultural Competence with Jessica Bethel, M.Ed., BCBA

10/5/2021
In this episode, Ben chats with Jessica Bethel, a board certified behaviour analyst based in Ontario, Canada. Jessica shares her experiences as a Black behaviour analyst and provides a succinct roadmap with resources to help behaviour analysts build their own cultural competency. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.0 BACB Learning CEU: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:11:02

Episode 21 - The Effects of Empathy Training on Racial Bias and Other Research from Dr. Victoria Suarez, Ph.D., BCBA-D

9/24/2021
In this episode, Ben connects with Dr. Victoria Suarez on some of her recent publications in the areas of ACT, RFT, and Collaboration. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show Notes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-021-00560-0https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-021-00567-7https://onlinegrad.pepperdine.edu/psychology/leadership-and-faculty/victoria-castillo

Duration:01:25:00

Episode 20 - Consulting in Group Homes using ACT with Monica Peters, M.ADS., BCBA

9/15/2021
In this episode, we head to Halifax, Nova Scotia to chat with Monica Peters about her work in group home settings for adults with intellectual disabilities. Monica shares how she uses Acceptance and Commitment Training to increase buy-in and collaboration with group home staff. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:19:07

Episode 19 - Health, Fitness, Nutrition, and Coaching Through a Behaviour Analytic Lens with Wes Lowery, M.S., BCBA

9/3/2021
In this episode, Ben chats with Wes Lowery, a managing partner with TeamABA where he focuses on Sport Behaviour Analytics. This episode was fun to record in that the discussion centred around areas outside of behaviour support and autism. Wes’ passion for working in this sector is infectious and really opens your mind to so many other applications of behaviour analysis. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.0 BACB Learning CEU: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Upcoming...

Duration:01:07:36

Episode 18 - Values-based Supervision and Mentorship with Hilary McClinton, M.Ed., BCBA

8/24/2021
Ben sits down with his former BCBA supervisor, Hilary McClinton, who later mentored in him for his own supervision practice to discuss her approach to supervision and mentorship using ACT principles. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Supervision CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:15:29

Episode 17 - Behavioural Gerontology with Dr. Rebecca Sharp, Ph.D., BCBA-D

7/29/2021
In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Rebecca Sharp who directs the Applied Behaviour Analysis programme at Bangor University in Wales. Dr. Sharp's research interests include behaviour analytic approaches to working with people with dementia and traumatic brain injury. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:29:44

Episode 16 - Pediatric Behaviour Analysis with Dr. Amy Tanner, Ph.D., BCBA-D

7/16/2021
In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Amy Tanner about assessment and intervention for infants and toddlers who are showing signs of autism, but are too young for a formal autism diagnosis. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:26:40

Episode 15 - Bringing Behaviour Analysis to a Nation with Radwa Eltanab, M.Sc., BCBA

7/2/2021
Radwa Eltanab chats with Ben about how she went from a parent seeking services overseas for her autistic child to becoming the first certified behaviour analyst in Egypt. Radwa Eltanab shares the great need for behaviour analytic services in Egypt and the barriers to accessing those services as well as some of the great work she’s done to bring behaviour analysis to her country including a 40 hour Registered Behaviour Technician program entirely in Arabic. Continuing Education Units -...

Duration:01:05:53

Episode 14 - “Do we really need to sit on Santa’s lap?”: Body Autonomy, Consent, Sex Toys and Lube with Landa Fox, M.A., BCBA, CSHE

6/18/2021
In this episode, I sit down with Landa Fox, a board-certified behaviour analyst and certified sexual health educator. We have an amazing discussion about a range of topics related to sexuality and sexual health. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:25:56

Episode 13 - Behaviour Analysis and Psychotropic Medication with Dr. Alison Cox, Ph.D., BCBA-D

6/11/2021
In episode 13 Ben chats with Dr. Alison Cox, BCBA-D, about her research on psychotropic medication including effects on behavioural function, side effects and more! Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:16:22

Episode 12 - Safety Skills, Game Theory and Suboptimal Choice with Danielle Watson, M.Sc., BCBA

6/4/2021
In this episode I chat with Danielle Watson, a Ph.D. Candidate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and former co-host of the influential podcast: The Controversial Exchange. We dive into her recent study on safety skills and explore some of the cool things she is working on towards her end goal of being the next Dr. Watson. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:23:08

Episode 11 - The Treatment of Life-Threatening Pica with Louis Busch, BST, ABS (H.C.), M.Ed., BCBA

5/26/2021
In this episode I’m humbled to chat with one of Ontario’s best known behaviour analysts. Louis Busch talks about the great work he is doing at Toronto’s Centre for Addictions and Mental Health including a discussion of his case study about an individual struggling with severe pica. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:30:59

Episode 10 - Autistic Girls with Gabrielle Stigant, M.Ed., BCBA

5/13/2021
In this episode I chat with my longtime colleague, Gabrielle Stigant, about supports for girls and women with autism. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.0 BACB Learning CEU: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:01:14:33

Episode 9 - Behaviour Analysis in Senegal with Adair Cardon, M.S., BCBA

4/29/2021
In this episode Ben chats with Addie Cardon, a behaviour analyst based in Dakar, Senegal. She talks about her work in Dakar, a wonderful paper she published on cross cultural experiences of American and Senegalese parents of autistic children, pivotal response training and so much more! Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.0 Learning and 1.0 Ethics BACB CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Show...

Duration:02:08:37

Episode 8 - Artificial Intelligence and Behaviour Analysis with Dr. Marc Lanovaz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

4/21/2021
In this episode Ben chats with researcher Marc Lanovaz about the exciting world of machine learning and AI as it applies to the work of behaviour analysts. Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop Marc’s Upcoming Workshop (April 30, 2021): https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-machine-learning-for-behavior-analysts-6-ceus-registration-139441708905 Articles Referenced In This Episode: Github:...

Duration:01:28:07