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Psychologists and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs® ) often  work with the same student or client in the school and clinic settings. Both fields share the same ultimate goal for the client:  “Meaningful functional and socially-significant change.”

Each profession has it’s own area of expertise in evidence-based modalities in helping the student/client achieve his/her goals. Differences and misunderstandings can create tension, confusion and decrease progress.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the role of a Psychologist School/Clinic settings
  • Identify the role of a Behavior Analyst in School/Clinic settings
  • Describe the history and competencies of both professions
  • Identify common terminology of Psychologists and BCBAs
  • List best practices in collaboration to achieve greater outcomes for the client/student


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