Assessment and Ethics

A lot has changed in the field of applied behavior in relation to the ethical codes and the high standards our practitioners are held to. In this discussion, reflect on the development of this progress.

Discuss what used to happen in the 1960s when assessments were not conducted prior to conducting treatment.
Describe what the field would look like today if assessments were not an important part of the process.

Cooper, J.O., Heron, T.E., & Heward, W. L. (2020). Applied behavior analysis. Hoboken, NJ: Pearson.