ETHICS-RELATED NEWSLETTER SECTIONS

In addition to the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts (Compliance Code), the BACB provides guidance and updates about the Compliance Code system in the BACB Newsletters.

The table below highlights a few valuable sections of past newsletters that elaborate on the Compliance Code and the BACB’s ethics and disciplinary processes.

 Article Content Newsletter Year Newsletter Month Article Title Article Subheading Article Starting Page Number
Self-reporting requirements 2017 April Reporting Important Information to the BACB: Health and Safety Related Incidents–Part 2 10.02 Timely Responding, Reporting, and Updating of Information Provided to the BACB 2
Self-reporting requirements 2016 November Reporting Important Information to the BACB: Health and Safety Related Incidents 10.02 Timely Responding, Reporting, and Updating of Information Provided to the BACB 2
Testimonials 2016 April On Testimonials N/A 3
Multiple relationships 2015 October Notes from the Legal Department Multiple Relationships 3
Conflict of interest 2015 October Notes from the Legal Department Multiple Relationships 3
Exploitive relationships 2015 October Notes from the Legal Department Multiple Relationships 3
Definition of “client” 2015 May The Professional Ethical and Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts: An Update The Definition of “Client” 1
Definition of “student” 2015 May The Professional Ethical and Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts: An Update The Definition of “Client” 2
Code updates 2015 May The Professional Ethical and Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts: An Update The Definition of “Client” 1
Multiple relationships 2015 May The Professional Ethical and Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts: An Update On Gifts 2
Guidance on gifts 2015 May The Professional Ethical and Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts: An Update On Gifts 2
How BACB processes incidents prior to new Compliance Code 2014 December Notes from the Legal Department Implementation of the BACB’s New Code of Ethics 5
Use of pending, candidate, or pursuant status 2014 December Notes from the Legal Department Tips for University Programs and Continuing Education Providers: Avoiding Misrepresentations 5
Guidance on retainers 2014 November Notes from the Legal Department Setting the Record Straight about Questionable Business Practices 6
Guidance on waitlists 2014 November Notes from the Legal Department Setting the Record Straight about Questionable Business Practices 6
Guidance on providing clinical hour recommendations 2014 November Notes from the Legal Department Setting the Record Straight about Questionable Business Practices 6
BACB processing of complaints regarding business practices 2014 November Notes from the Legal Department Setting the Record Straight about Questionable Business Practices 6
Description of 2014 ethics workgroup 2014 September Special Edition on Ethics N/A 1
Description of Guidelines and Standards into Compliance Code 2014 September A Revised Code of Ethics N/A 2
Development of Code Compliance Committee 2014 September Changes to the Disciplinary System Development of two specialized committees 3
Time limitation on complaints 2014 September Changes to the Disciplinary System Limitations on actions 3
Who can be named in a complaint 2014 September Changes to the Disciplinary System Party named in the complaint 3
Release of complaint to party named 2014 September Changes to the Disciplinary System Provision of the complaint to the named party 3
How BACB reports disciplinary actions 2014 September Changes to the Disciplinary System Event reporting 3
Cross-reference guide for Compliance Code to Guidelines and Standards 2014 September N/A N/A 5
BCaBA representation of credential 2014 May Notes from the BACB Legal Department BCaBA Representations 5
RBT trademark/copyright use 2014 May Notes from the BACB Legal Department Registered Behavior Technician Trademark/Copyright Use 5
RBT ethical requirements (Guidelines); BACB processing of complaints against RBT 2013 December Ethics and Discipline N/A 4
 BACB processing of complaints against RBT 2013 December Ethics and Discipline N/A 4
 Disciplinary and Appeals Committee members 2011 January Disciplinary Discussion with Revised Disciplinary Procedures N/A 6
 Use of pending, candidate, or pursuant status 2008 September Focus on Ethics: OOPS – Did I Say That? N/A 2
 Limitations of BACB legal advice 2007 January Focus on Ethics N/A 9
 Non-behavior-analytic and non-evidence-based interventions 2007 January The Ethical Behavior Analyst N/A 10
 Collaboration with other professionals 2005 August Playing Nicely with Others N/A 1