Taking the Bait

Taking the Bait

I answered the phone call of a friend one day greeted by an enthusiastic, “You’d love this place!  They do everything you have envisioned and want to do.” I was skeptical but didn’t want to rain on her parade.  My company had been in existence far longer than this...
Changing the world

Changing the world

How behavior analysts (and you) change the world. “I want to make a difference,” you say.    Great! Isn’t that what ABA is all about?  Bringing about socially significant changes.  Yes. Yes, it is. Can you do that? Yes, you can…BUT not yet.     Listening, reading,...
Taking the first step

Taking the first step

Great beginnings in the field of ABA: R-E-S-P-E-C-T I can’t even begin to spell out all the ways showing others respect will pay off for you beginning a career. For me, in addition to being an enthusiastic learner, being respectful will get you face time with me over...
Great supervision is hard to find

Great supervision is hard to find

The importance of finding the right supervisor BEFORE you get started in the field of behavior analysis When I began working in the field of behavior analysis I didn’t realize how important beginning well was. I got very lucky. I met my first BCBA supervisor at my...