Full course description
Time: 2 hours, 53 minutes
Credits: 3.5 Learning CEs
Presenter: Tom Freeman, M.S., BCBA
Course Description: Explores the history of the use of psychotropic medication, related social and political influences, some key side effects and, most importantly, peer-reviewed literature on their effect on specific behaviors. Outlines the practical and ethical issues involved in coordinating behavioral and psychiatric services and provides specific best-practice recommendations.
- Understand the research history of psychiatric interventions.
- Understand ABA in the psychiatric context, barriers and ways to overcome them.
- Learn about psychotropic drug studies and the use of global scales versus behavioral scales.
Keywords: Psychiatric services, psychotropic medication, pharmacology, placebo effect, over-medication, drug treatments, ethics, applied behavior analysis clinical services
Rating: This course is recommended for anyone with an interest in psychopharmacology and behavior analysis in the psychiatric setting. It is recommended that participants have some experience with the basic concepts of behavior analysis, as well as some exposure to research methods.
Access: 2 weeks
Note: The two weeks' access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access.
Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA type-2 on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again.
Important note: If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to add your certification number to your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.
Refunds are not provided once a course has been accessed.
These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023).