Next week, we're talking about the somewhat misunderstood treatment: non-contingent reinforcement. And before we even get into the topic, Jackie gets belligerent. So you know it'll be a good episode.
Then, in errata, we review updates to the professional and ethical compliance code for behavior analysts in relation to reporting public health- and safety-related fines or tickets to the BACB. Let's hope none of our hypothetical scenarios every come to pass!
Articles for next week:
Hagopian, L.P., Fisher, W.W., & Legacy, S.M. (1994). Schedule effects of noncontingent reinforcement on attention-maintained destructive behavior in identical quadruplets. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 27, 317-325. doi: 10.1901/jaba.1994.27-317
Wallce, M.D., Iwata, B.A., Hanley, G.P., Thompson, R.H., & Roscoe, E.M. (2012). Noncontingent reinforcement: A further examination of schedule effects during treatment. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 709-719. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2012.45-709