The Fundamental Series:
PBS 101: Ethics of Delivering Positive Behavior Supports with Shaun Wood & Zack Siddeek
How often do you reflect on the ethics of your work? How does power, accountability, and trust guide and shape the relationships you have with people you work with? Join us for a discussion on the ethics of delivering positive behavior supports. We will review some historical and modern pitfalls, ethical frameworks, and strategies that providers can use to critically examine their own service delivery. We will also have an extended conversation with our special guest, Zack Siddeek. Zack, a Wise board member, is an Autistic social worker and community organizer practicing in Seattle, Washington. He’ll share insights he’s gained through life and his practice as a social worker on what providers should be thinking about when working with people in service. This session is not to be missed!
Learning Objectives (Info, tools, and skills attendees will receive):
- Learners will understand the historical and current day considerations of delivering positive behavior supports
- Learners will understand the difference between the medical and social models of disability
- Learners will be able to apply ethical frameworks to their own work
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Shaun Wood, Wise
Shaunis all about jobs! He’s a community developer and has worked to support people with disabilities since 2002. He continues to work in schools, people’s homes, and job sites, helping to build inclusive communities. Shaun is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and a certified Employment Specialist. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Eastern Europe, and obtained both his M.Ed. (Applied Behavior Analysis) and B.A. (Political Science/Human Rights) from the University of Washington.
Shaun uses applied behavior analysis, emerging technology, reflective processes, and mentorship to drive employment outcomes. In his current role, he’s available to work in local communities across Washington State and beyond! He has active projects from Alaska to the southwestern U.S. and eastern Canada. Shaun loves languages, and is fluent in Bulgarian with experience in French, Macedonian, Turkish, and Romani (he’s currently studying Spanish). When he isn’t working, he likes to garden, brew espresso, stare into his aquariums, and jog circles around his adopted hometown of Burien, Washington.
Email: [email protected]
Zack Siddeek, Wise Associate
Zack Siddeek is an Autistic social worker and community organizer practicing in Seattle, Washington. He is passionate about increasing the representation of Autistic people in all matters and places that impact Autistic people. His main goals are to create programs that reduce the 80% unemployment rate Autistic people encounter and the health disparities, like the 9x higher suicide rate.
He works as the advocacy and outreach Specialist at Ryther (https://ryther.org/) a community mental health agency in Seattle. He is on the board of the Washington Initiative for Supportive Employment (https://www.gowise.org/) a nationally renowned organization that promotes equitable employment for people with developmental disabilities through innovation, training and technical assistance. He is also the organizer of the Square Pegs (https://www.meetup.com/Squarepegs/) a series of 25 social and support groups for Autistic adults in Washington State. “