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Course Description

PY 513 Professional Practice and Ethics in Behavior Analysis 4 cr.

  • Graded: A/F

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the ethical standards and practices of behavior scientists and applied behavior analysts. The course will cover topics relating to the history and purpose of ethical guidelines, principles of ethical practices, and the roles of scientists, practitioners, and professional organizations in society. Special emphasis will be placed on the ethical standards and responsibilities of applied behavior analysis in the clinical setting.

Note: PY513 is a required course in the M.S. in ABA program. PY462 or PY495 (Ethical Standards in Applied Psychology) can be substituted if completed prior to the Spring of 2018 and if completed as a graduate course.