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Evidence Based Behavior Practice

This article, published in the Behavior Analyst, provides a definition and framework for evidence-based practice in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Slocum, T. A., Detrich, R., Wilczynski, S. M., Spencer, T. D., Lewis, T., & Wolfe, K. (2014). The evidence-based practice of applied behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 37(1), 41–56.

Other resources include:

Evidence Based Behavioral Practice The project creates training resources to help bridge the gap between behavioral health research and practice.

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC) provides free professional resources for teachers, therapists, and technical assistance providers who work with individuals with ASD. Resources include detailed information on how to plan, implement, and monitor specific evidence-based practices.

Ethics and Evidence-based Practice (from the Association for Science in Autism Treatment) A discussion of the implications of the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for evidence-based ABA practice.

TRIP Database (Turning Research Into Practice), a clinical search engine designed to provide quick and easy access to high-quality research evidence to support practice and care. Search the term "autism" in the database.