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Continuing Education in Behavior Analysis


The University of Florida’s Department of Psychology now offers online continuing education courses for behavior analysts. Taught by the top instructors in the field of Psychology, these fully-online courses allow you to conveniently maintain the continuing education requirement for licensure without having to attend onsite courses.

Current Courses

Differential Reinforcement as Treatment for Behavior Disorders is designed primarily for board certified behavior analysts and board certified assistant behavior analysts. However, it may be of interest to parents, teacher, and other professionals who work with children with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. The course reviews basic principles of assessment and treatment for behavior disorders. A model for treatment based on "choice" is presented as a way of addressing severe behavior when extinction is not an option for practical or ethical reasons.

Ethical Issues for Applied Behavior Analysts: Covert Observation is taught by Timothy R. Vollmer, PH.D., BCBA-D, a professor of psychology at the University of Florida. He has conducted and reviewed research that at times engenders ethical dilemmas. One such area is when behavior analysts use covert observations (observations when the subject is unaware they are being observed). Dr. Vollmer will discuss the dilemmas and offer potential solutions that are ethically sound and empirically guided.

Program: Certificate (Professional) Length:
Delivery: Web Requirements: Computer Requirements
College: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: Psychology
Admissions: Admissions Information
Dr. Timothy Vollmer
tel: (352) 273-2179
Liberal Arts and Sciences
P.O. Box 112250
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-2250

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