|Your response||Response example|
|Was this response problematic with regard to ethics, professionalism, or the client’s treatment program?||
|Yes. Rather than address the motivating operations, the RBT used a restrictive procedure, escape extinction, without an assessment or authorized treatment plan. The response caused a behavioral escalation which included new behaviors in addition to escape. With regard to professionalism, the response supported a belief that ABA is controlling and restrictive.|
|When/how might feedback be delivered by the supervisor?||
Best to deliver feedback as soon as possible after incident occurred. The best format would be face to face with supervisee.
|Immediately – this response should not be repeated at the next session. The supervisor can suggest non-contingent breaks and increasing reinforcer delivery for task completion|
|What types of additional training might improve this supervisee’s performance?||
reviewing client’s treatment plan, delivering feedback, modeling, and role playing with additional feedback.
|Training in options for addressing noncompliance and also options for adapting programs when the client is having an off-day. In general, the supervisee might benefit from an opportunity to analyze motivating operations and come up with options for how to address various MOs.|