If the demands of an organization with which behavior analysts are affiliated conflict with these Guidelines, behavior analysts clarify the nature of the conflict, make known their commitment to these Guidelines, and to the extent feasible, seek to resolve the conflict in a way that permits the fullest adherence to these Guidelines.
Resolve the issue:
According to Guideline 2.16, a behavior analyst should not abandon clients; services should only be terminated if the client no longer needs the service, the client is not benefitting, or the client is being harmed. In this specific case, it would be unethical for the behavior analyst to abandon clients on the basis of pay. Before discontinuing services, the provider should set up a meeting to negotiate compensation and billing arrangements, as noted in Guideline 2.13 regarding Fees, Financial Arrangements and Terms of Consultation (Bailey & Burch 2011).The school district and the service provider should compose a written contract regarding payment. In this case the service provider is faced with conflict with her employer, the school district. As noted in guideline 6.06, the behavior analyst is ethically obligated to attempt to resolve the conflict adhering to the guidelines (Bailey & Burch, 2011). To resolve this issue, the service provider should confront the school district regarding her pay, arrange a meeting, and compose a written contract regarding paymen