Cultivating Care Within Problem Behavior While Serving People For the last few months, my family has had to make some really tough medical decisions with and for a beloved family member. Like many people, we are faced with caring for ourselves, our children, and loved ones at different points in their lives. It's made me … Continue reading For The Sake of Human Dignity
What Foodnetwork TV has taught me about Corrective Feedback, Using my words, and the importance of being a Supervisor and Supervisee. Chopped surprised me. I thought it would be about food. This show has given lessons in feedback (giving and receiving) and, how at any moment, everyone should be ready to learn and level up. … Continue reading Lessons from #Chopped
…and why behavior science practice requires more I recently took my daughter out on a coveted target trip...while an errand for me, it was a big deal for her. She was searching for a new doll. And being a toy aficionado, I know that the best dolls, may not be found at Target. But this … Continue reading The Shiny New Toy
I see many colleagues in speech or even learning specialists discuss being private pay and the woes in finding clients. They also discuss the ease in documentation. While, I am in a group who thinks that documentation standards should be adhered to no matter private pay or third party reimbursement, I do believe that pricing … Continue reading If You’re Private Pay, Rethink your Pricing Structure…NOW.
Why the Science of ABA Doesn't Reach and What We Should Do About It Sounds serious doesn't it? Sounds like we are really about to make an impact. Sounds smart?!? There are so many good initiatives in our field that don't have legs. I liken it to Preaching to The choir. The problem is that … Continue reading Disseminating the Science to Eradicate Social Injustices
For women...women clinical leaders who do too much...who are racing to do the next...who hold up the banner of collaboration not competition but feel race to show up...the women who demonstrate the need to prove their presence in the ever changing populous of ABA and other clinical leaders....I will impart to you the best advise I've ever been given.
The lack of reaching across the aisle and acknowledging that the knowledge being sought was already, and has been present for some time. It was (is) in a different group.
What if, as a boss, your client is your staff member? Then would the concepts of behavior shaping, instructional control, consequence and antecedent interventions, motivating operants apply? If your answer is Yes, keep reading. Managing. Management. These are real words with real meaning that require real time and responsibility. In an age of memes of … Continue reading Inside – Outside. Managing Your ABA Practice and Staff in an Instagram World
When The Feeling of TOO MUCH visits and Stays a While A friend of mine told me I was 'Managing Weariness' as she responded to my Voxer message to her. In retrospect, maybe it was an SOS call on my part. But she responded and said "Landria like so many women (of color) you are … Continue reading Managing Weariness in Clinical Leadership
Creating a Self-Care Culture vs. Telling People What To Do In Self-Care There is a Negro Spiritual that has a song chorus of 'Every Round Goes Higher and Higher'. When I think of self-care, this song rings true. In a nutshell, what worked for me then; simply does not work for me now. In fact, … Continue reading You Can’t Teach What You Don’t Own