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CEU Workshop: OBM Ethics

  • 13 Aug 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Ability 360 Center, 5025 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034
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  • This registration type is for anyone that would like to join via webcast. CEUs will be available for participants that watch the entire event. Verification codes will be given throughout the event for you to document your attendance. A link will be sent to registrants in advance of the event.

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Join us for this great opportunity to learn from one of the field's leaders in Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), Dr. Nicholas Weatherly of the Aubrey Daniels Institute.  This workshop includes 3.0 Ethics CEUs for BCBAs.  See below for a workshop description and instructor bio.

An early registration discount is available to AzABA members only up until July 31st.  After that, members may register at the non-member rate if spaces are still available.  Individuals may register online.  For group registrations, contact to request an invoice.

Effective January 1, 2016, the BACB® Professional and Ethical Compliance Code replaced the Conduct Guidelines; a change that can have a significant and positive impact on the field. As behavior analysts, we are all continuously working to integrate what is now an enforceable Ethics Code into our daily practices, actively reviewing the new Code to ensure compliance with our current work or reviewing it as part of an evaluation of potential new work you might be pursuing. If a new job or promotion expands an individual’s scope of practice beyond the direct implementation of a given area of clinical service, then their scope of practice has now shifted from clinical services to managing employee performance—and the Code applies to these OBM-related responsibilities the same as they do clinical responsibilities. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss how the BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code extends beyond clinical practice and applies to those working as managers, business owners, and consultants.

Dr. Nicholas Weatherly is an associate professor and chair of the Master of Arts program in Professional Behavior Analysis at Florida Institute of Technology’s
School of Behavior Analysis. His areas of teaching, research, and consultation focus on developing sustainable business solutions, coaching systems,
organizational assessments, and training systems. Prior to joining Florida Tech, Dr. Weatherly was a management consultant with Aubrey Daniels International where he led their instructional systems projects and consulted in a number of areas of business and industry including manufacturing, energy, banking, health insurance, and clinical services. Dr. Weatherly is the President of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts and Past-President of both the Georgia Association for Behavior
Analysis and the Kentucky Association for Behavior Analysis. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management
and continues to work on various workgroups and committees for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Recent efforts have included assisting in the draft of
the new Professional and Ethical Compliance Code and in the development of the Code Compliance system. Dr. Weatherly has served as a member of the
BACB Disciplinary Review Committee and is currently a Code Section Specialist for the BACB’s Code Compliance Committee. Dr. Weatherly has held advisory roles and served on the board of directors for a
number of professional associations, advocacy groups, and service facilities including the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, the Minnesota
Northland Association for Behavior Analysis, and the Autism Treatment Association of Minnesota. He was the inaugural chair of the Kentucky Applied Behavior Analyst Licensing Board, one of the first stand-alone licensing boards for behavior analysis in the country, and continues to stay active in public policy efforts. He has also held full and part-time academic appointments with a number of universities including St. Cloud State University, Western Michigan University, and the MBA Program at Regis University. Dr. Weatherly received his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University's Applied Behavior Analysis Program with concentrations on behavioral systems analysis, behavior-based safety, and
programmed instruction. He is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral.


  1. The participant will be able to identify key parts of the Ethics Code that apply to managers, business owners, and consultants.
  2. The participant will be able to describe ways to ensure management and/or consulting duties are in compliance with the Ethics Code.
  3. The participant will be able to plan for the development of their new and experienced direct reports.
  4. The participant will be able to describe common management errors and how to avoid them.

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