Treating Clients with Medical Issues

Behavior analysts are uniquely positioned to notice symptoms of occult medical conditions of clients. Recognizing a change, providing a referral to a medical doctor, and leading ongoing monitoring of a client’s presentation are discussed in this article course on treating clients with medical issues. Applications and an intake medical interview/questionnaire are among the course resources.

Copeland, L. & Buch, G. (2020). Addressing medical issues in behavior analytic treatment. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 13:240-246.


Course Pacing: This course is 2 General-type CEUs and should take 1 hour and 40 minutes to complete (50 minutes/CEU, per the BACB). A course timer is provided at the end of the course. The timer is an imperfect guide and it is recommended that users informally log their time. User verification of time spent, and additional reading, are provided in the course survey presented prior to the final quiz.

Target Audience: BCBA/BCaBAs