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Parents Offering Token Items During Check Out/Transition

Post Series: Ethics Scenario Archive

Scenario

A team is looking for insight on how to handle parents offering dinner and other token items during check out/transition out of service session (especially how a BCBA would coach a RBT to handle this in the moment)?

Response

  • Explanation of appreciation but limitations that exist to accept

     

  • Make sure message is firm but respectful; establish mutual trust, prime the situation

     

  • Many of these families feel eternally indebted to us, we need to acknowledge their thankfulness and redirect this – illustrate your own values “the best gift for me is for you to be here and be present and participate on this journey with me” etc.
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