21 episodes

The Behaviour Speak Podcast with Ben Reiman features conversations with behavior analysts, researchers and academics working in the field of Positive Behaviour Support, ABA, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other areas of behavior analysis. We discuss topics including autism and autistics, trauma-informed supports, diversity, functional assessment, person centred planning, consent and so much more! Listeners can earn BACB Learning CEUs for each episode.

The Behaviour Speak Podcast Ben Reiman, M.A., BCBA

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The Behaviour Speak Podcast with Ben Reiman features conversations with behavior analysts, researchers and academics working in the field of Positive Behaviour Support, ABA, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other areas of behavior analysis. We discuss topics including autism and autistics, trauma-informed supports, diversity, functional assessment, person centred planning, consent and so much more! Listeners can earn BACB Learning CEUs for each episode.

    Episode 20 - Consulting in Group Homes using ACT with Monica Peters, M.ADS., BCBA

    Episode 20 - Consulting in Group Homes using ACT with Monica Peters, M.ADS., BCBA

    In this episode, we head to Halifax, Nova Scotia to chat with Monica Peters about her work in group home settings for adults with intellectual disabilities. Monica shares how she uses Acceptance and Commitment Training to increase buy-in and collaboration with group home staff.


     


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    Show Notes:


    Brock University: https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/applied-disability-studies/graduate-programs 

    Myra-Jade Lui: https://www.linkedin.com/in/myra-jade-lui-640bb3197/?originalSubdomain=ca 

    ACT Made Simple: https://www.amazon.ca/ACT-Made-Simple-Easy-Read/dp/1572247053    

    Liberated Mind: https://www.amazon.ca/Liberated-Mind-Pivot-Toward-Matters/dp/0735214018/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=liberated+mind&qid=1621380274&s=books&sr=1-1 

    Tina Long: https://www.crowdcast.io/tinalong; https://www.crowdcast.io/nvinstruction 

    Kevin Polk: http://www.drkevinpolk.com 

    Phil Tenalgia: https://www.philtenaglia.com 

    Kevin and Phil’s Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/matrixtalk 

    Monica’s Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/monica-peters 

    Monica and Tina’s Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/behaviortalk 

    Fruit to Root Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/act-root-to-fruit/id1523294942 

    Behavioral Observations ACT Podcasts: https://behavioralobservations.com/tag/act 

    PBS Matters Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pbs-matters/id1475101376 


     


    The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episodes Referenced:


    https://www.behaviourspeak.com/e/episode-4-solutions-for-sleep-with-hilary-mcclinton-bcba-and-nicole-shallow-bcba 

    https://www.behaviourspeak.com/e/episode-8-artificial-intelligence-and-behaviour-analysis-with-marc-lanovaz-phd-bcba-d 

    https://www.behaviourspeak.com/e/episode-9-behaviour-analysis-in-senegal-with-adair-cardon-ms-bcba  

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 19 - Health, Fitness, Nutrition, and Coaching Through a Behaviour Analytic Lens with Wes Lowery, M.S., BCBA

    Episode 19 - Health, Fitness, Nutrition, and Coaching Through a Behaviour Analytic Lens with Wes Lowery, M.S., BCBA

    In this episode, Ben chats with Wes Lowery, a managing partner with TeamABA where he focuses on Sport Behaviour Analytics. This episode was fun to record in that the discussion centred around areas outside of behaviour support and autism. Wes’ passion for working in this sector is infectious and really opens your mind to so many other applications of behaviour analysis.


     


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    Upcoming Events from TeamABA:


    Practicing Behavior Analysis & Precision Teaching in Sports, Health, & Fitness Course
    Fall Session: October 4 - November 7, 2021
    https://teamabauniversity.com/courses/practicing-behavior-analysis-in-sports-health-fitness-fall-course 


     


    Show Notes:


    Approaching Professional Burnout in Behavior Analysis Through Precision Acceptance & Commitment Training (PACT): https://teamabauniversity.com/courses/burnout 

    University of North Texas: https://www.unt.edu/academics/grad/behavior-analysis 

    TeamABA: https://teamaballc.com 

    Kirk Kirby: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirkkirby 

    TeamABA University: https://teamabauniversity.com 

    Behavior Chef: https://www.behaviorchef.com 

    Bearded Behaviorist Todd Ward Interview: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/oh-behave-podcast/oh-behave-side-quest-with-5j2VWdtK0JH 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 18 - Values-based Supervision and Mentorship with Hilary McClinton, M.Ed., BCBA

    Episode 18 - Values-based Supervision and Mentorship with Hilary McClinton, M.Ed., BCBA

    Ben sits down with his former BCBA supervisor, Hilary McClinton, who later mentored in him for his own supervision practice to discuss her approach to supervision and mentorship using ACT principles.


     


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    Show Notes:


    RASP List - British Columbia’s Registry of Autism Service Providers: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/child-behaviour-development/support-needs/autism-spectrum-disorder/build-your-support-team/registry-autism-service-providers

    BC-ABA Student Alliance: https://bc-aba.org/about/student-alliance; https://www.facebook.com/BCABAStudentAlliance

    Behavior Analysis in Practice Supervision Issue: https://link.springer.com/journal/40617/volumes-and-issues/9-4   

    Building and Sustaining Meaningful and Effective - Relationships as a Supervisor and Mentor: https://www.sloanpublishing.com/supervision

    Fieldwork Supervision for Behavior Analysts - A Handbook by Ellie Kazemi and Brian Rice: https://www.amazon.ca/Fieldwork-Supervision-Behavior-Analysts-Handbook/dp/0826139124

    Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder by Matthew Brodhead: https://www.amazon.ca/Practical-Effective-Treatment-Spectrum-Disorder/dp/0128140984

    Trauma Informed ABA Podcast Interview with Camille Kolu: https://behavioralobservations.com/what-is-trauma-informed-aba-session-131-with-camille-kolu

    Bringing Out The Best in People - Aubrey Daniels: https://www.amazon.ca/Bringing-Out-Best-People-Reinforcement/dp/1501256335

    Mindful Action Map Planning: https://osf.io/me65c


     


    Hilary McClinton Instagram Pages:


    https://www.instagram.com/coastalridge_aba 

    https://www.instagram.com/healthysleep.solutions 

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 17 - Behavioural Gerontology with Dr. Rebecca Sharp, Ph.D., BCBA-D

    Episode 17 - Behavioural Gerontology with Dr. Rebecca Sharp, Ph.D., BCBA-D

    In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Rebecca Sharp who directs the Applied Behaviour Analysis programme at Bangor University in Wales. Dr. Sharp's research interests include behaviour analytic approaches to working with people with dementia and traumatic brain injury.


     


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    Show Notes:


    University of Auckland: https://www.psych.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/our-courses/applied-behaviour-analysis.html 

    Rebecca Sharp: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/psychology/staff/rebecca-sharp/en 

    Enjoy Old Age - Skinner and Vaughn: https://www.amazon.ca/Enjoy-Old-Age-B-Skinner/dp/0393018059  


     


    Articles Referenced:


    Adkins, V. K., & Mathews, R. M. (1997). Prompted voiding to reduce incontinence in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 30(1), 153-156. https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.1997.30-153 

    Cohen-Mansfield, J., Dakheel-Ali, M., Marx, M. S., Thein, K., & Regier, N. G. (2015). Which unmet needs contribute to behavior problems in persons with advanced dementia?. Psychiatry Research, 228(1), 59–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2015.03.043 

    Dixon, M. R., Nastally, B. L., & Waterman, A. (2010). The effect of gambling activities on happiness levels of nursing home residents. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43(3), 531-535. https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.2010.43-531 

    Fahmie, T. A., & Hanley, G. P. (2008). Progressing toward data intimacy: A review of within-session data analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41(3), 319–331. https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.2008.41-319 

    Gallagher, S. M. & Keenan, M. (2000). Extending high rates of meaningful interaction among the elderly in residential care through participation in a specifically designed activity. Behavioral Interventions, 15, 113-119. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-078X(200004/06)15:23.0.CO;2-Y 

    Green, C. W., & Reid, D. H. (1996). Defining, validating, and increasing indices of happiness among people with profound multiple disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29(1), 67-78. https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.1996.29-67 

    Jackman, L., & Beatty, A. (2015). Using the Newcastle Model to understand people whose behaviour challenges in dementia care. Nursing Older People, 27(2), 32-39. https://doi.org/10.7748/nop.27.2.32.e666 

    Lucock, Z. R., Sharp, R. A. & Jones, R. S. (2020). Preference for leisure items over edible items in individuals with dementia: A replication. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 53, 1780-1788. https://doi.org/10.1002/jaba.679 

    Sharp, R. A., Lucock, Z. R. & Jones, R. S. P. (2021). Preliminary investigation of two functional assessment methods for people with dementia: Effectiveness and acceptability. Behavioral Interventions, 36, 93-104. https://doi.org/10.1002/bin.1747 

    Sharp, R. A., Williams, E., Rörnes, R. et al. (2019). Lounge layout to facilitate communication and engagement in people with dementia. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 12, 637-642. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-018-00323-4 

    Williams, E. E. M., Sharp, R. A. & Lamers, C. (2020). An assessment method for identifying acceptable and effective ways to present demands to an adult with dementia. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 13, 473-478. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-020-00409-y 

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 16 - Pediatric Behaviour Analysis with Dr. Amy Tanner, Ph.D., BCBA-D

    Episode 16 - Pediatric Behaviour Analysis with Dr. Amy Tanner, Ph.D., BCBA-D

    In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Amy Tanner about assessment and intervention for infants and toddlers who are showing signs of autism, but are too young for a formal autism diagnosis.


     


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    Show Notes:


    Amy Tanner: https://www.dramytanner.com   

    Tanner, A., & Dounavi, K. (2019). Maximizing the potential for infants at-risk for autism spectrum disorder through a parent-mediated verbal behaviour intervention. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 21(2), 271-291. https://doi.org/10.1080/15021149.2020.1731259 

    Amy Tanner Keynote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn5Zyb_Ji10 

    Queen’s University Centre for Behaviour Analysis: https://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforBehaviourAnalysis

    Karola Dillenburger: https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/karola-dillenburger   

    Katerina Dounavi: https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/katerina-dounavi   

    Infant Start: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25212413; https://youtu.be/ygRI4MJQY8Q 

    Infant Toddler Checklist: https://brookespublishing.com/product/csbs-dp-itc   

    The SPARC: https://www.dramytanner.com/about   

    Lonnie Zwaigenbaum: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/about/people/details.html?n=lonnie-zwaigenbaum   


     


    References:


    Amy Weatherby and SORF: 
    Dow, D., Guthrie, W., Stronach, S. T., & Wetherby, A. M. (2017). Psychometric analysis of the Systematic Observation of Red Flags for autism spectrum disorder in toddlers. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 21(3), 301–309. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361316636760 




    Autism Observation Infant Scale:
    Bryson, S. E., Zwaigenbaum, L., McDermott, C., Rombough, V., & Brian, J. (2008). The Autism Observation Scale for Infants: Scale development and reliability data. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(4), 731-738. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-007-0440-y 




    Systematic Literature Review:
    Tanner, A., & Dounavi, K. (2021). The emergence of autism symptoms prior to 18 months of age: A systematic literature review. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 51, 973-993. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04618-w 




    MacDonald, R., Parry-Cruwys, D., Dupere, S., & Ahearn, W. (2014). Assessing progress and outcome of early intensive behavioral intervention for toddlers with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(12), 3632-3644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2014.08.036 

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Episode 15 - Bringing Behaviour Analysis to a Nation with Radwa Eltanab, M.Sc., BCBA

    Episode 15 - Bringing Behaviour Analysis to a Nation with Radwa Eltanab, M.Sc., BCBA

    Radwa Eltanab chats with Ben about how she went from a parent seeking services overseas for her autistic child to becoming the first certified behaviour analyst in Egypt. Radwa Eltanab shares the great need for behaviour analytic services in Egypt and the barriers to accessing those services as well as some of the great work she’s done to bring behaviour analysis to her country including a 40 hour Registered Behaviour Technician program entirely in Arabic.


     


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    Show Notes:


    Florida Institute of Technology ABA Program: https://www.fit.edu/aba-online  

    The Sage Colleges: https://www.sage.edu/academics/programs/applied-behavior-analysis-and-autism 

    The Hanen Centre: http://www.hanen.org/Programs/For-Parents/More-Than-Words.aspx  

    Makaton: https://makaton.org/TMC/About_Makaton/What_is_Makaton.aspx  

    ABA Egypt Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/120988791658083  

    ABA Egypt YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjC3MVdJ86ULLq3xNpk94dA  

    International Behavior Analysis Organization: https://theibao.com; https://theibao.com/professional_advisory_board  

    Andrew Houvouras: https://abatechnologies.com/about-us/our-team/andrew-houvouras  

    Josh Pritchard: https://jkpanalysts.com/about-us  

    Jon Bailey: https://psy.fsu.edu/faculty/baileyj/bailey.dp.php  

    Michael Mueller: mmueller@theibao.com  

    • 1 hr 5 min

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