Applied behavior analysis support committee
How can we serve you to take the steps to provide effective treatment?
Learn about our purpose and committee members.
Established by The Lone Star Association of Behavior Analysis, LSABA, the Applied Behavior Analysis Support Committee serves a key role in promoting and maintaining the quality of Applied Behavior Analysis, ABA, services in the greater Houston area. The ABASC is dedicated to supporting local providers by sustaining best behavior analytic practice and systems, and maintaining the dimensions of ABA.
The ABASC is a committee of experienced Board Certified Behavior Analysts who meet the following criteria:
The committee is comprised of volunteers that are current members of LSABA and who meet the above criteria.
Submit an initial application. You'll receive an email from a member of the ABASC committee within the next couple days.
During this 1-2 hour casual meeting, participants will have the opportunity to describe their program, share successes and challenges, ask questions, etc. At the conclusion of the meeting, ABASC members will discuss other services that can be offered in the future.
Preview the six modules our committee members offer as support for your practice.
Examines organizational and staffing components for the ABA service provider. Staff requirements and hiring procedures are addressed in detail, as are staff retention, monitoring and feedback systems. Staff titles and responsibilities can be reviewed, as well as clarity in chain of authority. This module should provide assistance in utilizing and maintaining personnel in a more efficient manner. Addresses all levels of staff.
Reviews the standards the program has established to insure individualized treatments are developed and maintained based on assessment and data. This module is designed to apply the various guidelines and rules in a practical, efficient manner, customized to fit within each providers resources and models. Appropriate supervision, program updates, plans for parent training, generalization and maintenance procedures are defined.
Our members will assist you and your staff in reviewing your current documents to ensure that they align with our board guidelines. We can provide you with suggestions or examples of policies, procedures, and forms used by other members for those areas in which you feel that you need assistance.
Providers may have questions related to the necessary components for accurate and complete documentation related to treatment procedures for clients and procedures related to staff. This module provides information related to behavior intervention plans, skills acquisition / treatment plans, staff management systems and parent communication procedures. Does your documentation adequately demonstrate what you are doing?
Examines staff understanding and implementation of all aspects regarding their employment. The module will help you examine your employees understanding the terms of employment. Reviewing systems to insure staff’s understanding of policies and procedures, and implementation of therapy, both skill acquisition and behavior reduction. This module will help you examine how to ensure the most effective quality treatment is happening, and at the same time ensuring policies and procedures are being followed as designated by your organization.
Who hasn’t had a client that they needed help with? During a full Case Study, participants will have the opportunity to present a full clinical review. Committee members and the provider will discuss demographics, assessments, history of treatments, treatment to be considered (including barriers to treatment and other challenges), caregiver training, as well as generalization and maintenance. The goal of this module is to help the provider brainstorm and potentially come up with new ideas and solutions to treatment planning for the client discussed.