Behaviorism: a new hope for autism

The number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. has grown to nearly epidemic proportions over the past decade. Parents of children with autism, who are also educators, share personal & professional experiences with autism spectrum disorder in this video news story. Expert faculty also discuss applied behavior analysis as a viable treatment for parents and teachers.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for Applied Behavior Analysis is expected to increase 33% by 2020.

Behavior analysts strive to help people achieve personal goals, reduce suffering, and improve their quality of life. Brandman has a fully online program that has been developed to meet the educational requirements to become a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) by providing evidence-based practices based on the 4th edition of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) task list requirements. This certification is nationally and internationally recognized.

Why become ABA certified?

  • California to start Medicaid coverage for ABA for Autism, as many as 75,000 children could be eligible
  • Some behaviors that ABA professionals treat include language and social skills, self-injurious behavior, aggression, and mental disorder
  • ABA professionals enjoy the flexibility of working for hospitals, schools, health agencies, homes, and private practices

You can learn more by visiting Brandman University online at: https://www.brandman.edu/program/graduate-certificate-behavior-analysis

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