A strong pilot episode for a new television show is uniquely dynamic. Written to capture the imagination of someone with the power to make the series a success, the pilot is designed to introduce each primary character in a snappy, winsome manner, while outlining both plot and theme for the entire series. Watch the first episode of “Friends” and notice how poignantly the entire ten seasons are captured within twenty-three minutes. Interviewing BCBAs ABA
Whether I am interviewing a client, parent, tech, or meeting anyone else for the first time, I want to hit the key particulars which mark the direct purpose of the meeting—job description, prerequisites, pay, time-frames, etc.—but my larger goal is to place those particulars within a larger-picture context. I want to take off my “employer hat” and wear a “brother hat” or a “dad hat” and connect with them as someone who cares about their life and career plans. If I can capture a sense of their dreams and passion, it might even help them to capture something of mine.
COVID-19 challenges new and experienced ABA business owners alike. Amid the virus, some small ABA practices have been able to adapt and persevere. Rachel Paugh has a small practice with one BCBA and three behavior therapists in Front Royal, Virginia–a small townalong the Appalachian Trail, 75 miles west of Washington, D.C. She never anticipated owning her own business before, let alone during a pandemic, but is persevering for her clients and team. COVID-19 ABA Front Royal
A Note from David Maddox, J.D., President of Hi-5 ABA
The Chinese symbol for “crisis” is a combination of two words–“danger” and “opportunity.” We’ve suffered a health and economic crisis for several months now, with more trouble and uncertainty ahead. Much conversation centers on various dangers, but let’s not neglect the inherent opportunities–opportunities which cannot only mitigate dangers, but also potentially leap-frog the chaos into a better situation than existed before the crisis. Continue reading “Note from Hi-5 ABA’s President”
What assistance does a BCBA need to launch an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) practice? While ABA has proven itself to be a necessary offering in the healthcare industry, a company still needs more than a demand for services to succeed. In this article, we share research conducted by CBInsights on over 100 organizations about the twenty most common reasons that start-up companies failed. We then show how Hi-5 ABA can offer solutions to help mitigate those pitfalls. Continue reading “Common Start-Up Mistakes”
Most new businesses wisely organize within some vehicle–typically corporation or LLC–which limits future liabilities and offers substantial protection to owners. What is less understood are the differences between choosing a for-profit and not-for-profit organization.
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