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ABA Parent Training Research: 3 Studies to Help Support Parents

Applied behavior analysis is a science that can address a variety of issues, populations, diagnoses, and can even be applied to everyday life for the average person. One sub-speciality within applied behavior analysis is parent training. In this article we will review a few of the many scientific research studies completed that could be applicable for professionals...

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How to Successfully Work with a Narcissist

The nervousness, tension, and terror that Miranda Priestly, portrayed by Meryl Streep, causes in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” is all too familiar for some. Many narcissists rise to the top of the food chain with ease leaving a trail of destroyed relationships behind. When a narcissist sets their sites on executive status, they...



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10 People You’re Allowed to Avoid at Work

Sometimes the key to success is in knowing when it is alright to avoid a colleague at work. Because our coworkers can often affect our job performance and focus, having the wrong association can be the difference between promotion and demotion. In some extreme cases, the casualty could even be a loss of employment. So...

ABA

Possible Formats and Locations for Parent Training

ABA-based parent training can be provided in a variety of formats. The different ways that parent training can be provided include: Individual, one-on-one, sessions This is when the parent trainer meets with just the parent Family sessions This is when the parent trainer meets with the parent as well as a child (or children) for a...



ABA

Speaking with Nonverbal Communication, Not with Words

Communication happens both verbally and nonverbally. Although most people think of communication as being spoken words from one person to another, communication is actually more often nonverbal than it is verbal interactions. 93 percent of all human communication is nonverbal (Boone, 2018). People can learn a great deal from each other by giving attention to another person's nonverbal...

Anger Management

Trauma’s Impact on Relationships

What coping skills do your patients use in their relationships now? Let’s talk about why it’s vital to help them understand the importance of saying something! Say something, I’m giving up on you I’ll...

Abuse

Reasons Not to be Upset When You Are Dumped by a Narcissist

People have the hardest time breaking up with narcissists because they are very addictive. They tend to be charming and seemingly authentic in their ways. Because of the initial idealization phase, where the narcissist showers you with love and attention, you get "hooked," and then over time  the positive attention wanes to the point that...

Business Practices

Discovering What Matters Most

After almost three months into the Corona virus lockdown in Massachusetts, we are cataloguing our losses and discovering new sources of vitality. So many things that we took for granted have changed...

General

Helping to Understand the Passive-Aggressive Personality Trait

Passive-aggressive anger can be broken down into exactly what it claims to be based on its given name. “Passive” represents the trait of a person who is angry but doesn’t express it, and then “aggressive” quite literally means they are hostile through the process refusing to do something later. This can manifest through forgetfulness, procrastination,...

ABA

5 Ethical Guidelines to Consider When Providing ABA Parent Training

Ethics are important and necessary for any human service field. Ethics help to ensure quality services as well as that people are treated fairly and appropriately when receiving services. Behavior analysts, credentialed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, must comply with the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts. This document provides guidelines for service providers to...

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What is ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)?

What is Applied Behavior Analysis? If you've asked yourself, 'What is applied behavior analysis?' or 'What is ABA?' or if someone has asked you one of these questions, this article can help give you an answer. What is ABA? Applied behavior analysis is also known as ABA. ABA is a science. It can also be viewed as a...



Business Advice for Therapists

Therapy in the Time of Covid-19

Of course, self-disclosure should be used sparingly in therapy treatment. But this is a pandemic, people. So psychologist Emily Mohr, , might actually mention she’s feeling a little slower than usual during a...

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How to Handle a Passive-Aggressive during Divorce

The usual hostility that divorce brings for individuals working through one is not as equally balanced when a passive-aggressive (PA) spouse is involved. Instead, the non-passive-aggressive person will appear to be irrationally raging over numerous accusations while the PA appears calm and rational. The PA’s outward emotionless demeanor may further aggravate the situation, but their...