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Polling of SIG Agenda Items Dec2007

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Highlighted are those items completed as of 12/09/09

Dated December 2007

From the Chair:

Hello all,

 

After the formal acceptance of the PIBA SIG, we decided to have an open election to determine our issues for the upcoming year. We contacted the Behavior Analyst Online and asked if we could use their policy list serve to generate a place for voting.  Over a two-week period ending Dec 6th, we advertised on most of the relevant behavior analytic lists for potential members. Potential members were invited to join us on the policy list to vote in critical items for the SIG. We have 113 members eligible to vote. Over 25% of the new membership actually voted for one or more items.  The results are as follows:

 

POLL QUESTION 1: Should the new ABA:I PIBA SIG write a formal letter endorsing licensure to be made available for any chapter pursuing licensing?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, 93.33%

- No, 6.67%

 

POLL QUESTION 2: Should the new PIBA SIG exempt chairs and former chairs of paying SIG dues as a reward for service?

 

CHOICES AND RESULTS

 

- Yes, 29.41%

- No, 70.59%

 

POLL QUESTION 3: Should the new PIBA SIG discuss with ABA creating post convention institutes at basic and intermediate level, so that less competition occurs between workshops allowing more people to attend a greater ranges of workshops and thus helping practitioners have better attendance at their workshop?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- No, 25.00%

- Yes, 75.00%

 

 

POLL QUESTION 4: Should the PIBA SIG form a committee including the current SIG officers to create bylaws for the SIG?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, 100.00%

- No,  0.00%

 

POLL QUESTION 5: Should the new PIBA SIG for ABA:I adopt a formal position in favor of licensing behavior analysts?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, 94.12%

- No,  5.88%

 

POLL QUESTION 5: Should the new PIBA SIG charge dues to members?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes,  77.78%

- No,  22.22%

 

POLL QUESTION 6: If the SIG votes for dues the dues should be in the range of:

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- $10-$20, 25.00%

- $21-$40,  43.75%

- $41-$60,  18.75%

- $61- $80,  0.00%

- $81- $100 12.50%

 

 

POLL QUESTION 7: Should the PIBA SIG take an active interest in ensuring that bridging studies linking basic research are actively pursued by applied researchers?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, 87.50%

- No, 12.50%

 

POLL QUESTION 8: Should the PIBA SIG adopt the behavior analytic model licensing regulations that currently appear on its site?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes,  71.43%

- No,  28.57%

 

POLL QUESTION 9: Should the new PIBA SIG formally adopt a position endorsing private insurance funding for behavior analytic services for autism and other developmental disabilities?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes,  100.00%

- No,    0.00%

 

POLL QUESTION 10: Should the new PIBA SIG, adopt a position statement formally opposing CMS's position that habilatative services should not be paid?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- No  0.00%

- Yes 100.00%

 

POLL QUESTION 11: Should the PIBA SIG put together a pamphlet series with request that ABA:I sell it and give royalties to the SIG to help earn income on issues like: (1) Finding a competent behavior analyst and (2) how to evaluate your behavior analytic services

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes,  82.35%

- No,  17.65%

 

POLL QUESTION 12: Should the new ABA:I PIBA SIG petition ABA:I to allow it to survey

the ABA:I membership to determine the top five practitioner issues for Behavior Analysts?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- No,  0.00%

- Yes, 100.00%

 

 

POLL QUESTION 13: Should the PIBA SIG create a consumer representative and family representative position on the SIG board?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

 

- Yes,  73.33%

 

- No,  26.67%

 

 

 

POLL QUESTION 14: Should the new PIBA SIG take a position to help create more behavior analytic faculty and try to create funding programs for behavior analytic practitioners seeking faculty positions?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, 77.78%

- No,  22.22%

 

POLL QUESTION 15: Should the PIBA SIG create an international chair position- secondary to the SIG chair to allow for focus on international practitioner issues and developments?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- No, 41.18%

- Yes,  58.82%

 

POLL QUESTION 16: Should the PIBA SIG take a formal position on APA's Model licensing act?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes,  85.71%

- No,  14.29%

 

POLL QUESTION 17: Should dues for membership be used to help local affiliate chapters educate the public about behavior analytic services?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, 82.35%

- No,  17.65%

 

POLL QUESTION 18: Should the PIBA SIG create a committee to ensure that current research is making its way efficiently into clinical practice?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- No,  11.76%

- Yes,  88.24%

 

POLL QUESTION 19: Over the next five years, should the PIBA SIG issue practice guidelines which ensure which highlight evidenced based behavioral intervention and in addition, conduct trainings to ensure that behavioral models of child development and evidenced based interventions are available to all behavioral clinicians?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes,  88.89%

- No, 11.11%

 

 Of the above the items voted yes, will receive immediate attention and form the core of the Practitioner issues in Behavior Analysis SIG. One question on the formation of white papers for the SIG remains open and will be decided in a few days. We believe the SIG has an ambitious and daring agenda and we welcome all behavior analysts both basic and applied to join us to help the agenda progress forward.

 

Thank you, 

Joseph Cautilli, Ph.D.

Chair of the Practitioner Issues

In Behavior Analysis SIG

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