Ensuring the Competence of Behavior Analysts

  • Gerald L. Shook
  • Ron Van Houten
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Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)

Abstract

The role of an applied behavior analyst is to provide effective treatment for clients though the use of scientifically validated techniques within an ethical framework. Given the complexity of the principles governing human behavior, a competent clinical applied behavior analyst must display a large array of highly refined skills and must keep abreast of new developments in a rapidly evolving field.

Keywords

Behavior Analysis Applied Behavior Analysis Behavior Analyst License Psychologist Licensure Program 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald L. Shook
    • 1
  • Ron Van Houten
    • 2
  1. 1.Shook & Associates/Community EnvironmentsTallahaseeUSA
  2. 2.Psychology DepartmentMount Saint Vincent UniversityHalifaxCanada

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