Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Do you work with individuals or families who experience Autism Spectrum Disorder?

You may qualify for an opportunity to obtain a Board Certification in Behavioral Analysis. The BCBA program supports Alaska’s Workforce Development Initiative, and is aimed at building Alaska’s capacity to support children, youth and adults who experience Autism Spectrum Disorders.
This opportunity includes:

  • A 18-credit certification in Positive Behavior Support (Behavior Analyst Certification Board certified)
  • Fully funded and coordinated supervision by a BCBA

What you will learn about the:

  • Science of behavior
  • Application of this science in natural environments
  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) process
  • Decreasing of problem behaviors and increasing of positive social and learning behaviors
  • Data-based decision-making process
  • Positive Behavior Support framework
  • Use of evidence based practice in your work with children, adults and families

Your commitment:

The BCBA Program is a 2-year commitment, involving 6 online courses (totaling 18 credits) and 1500 hours of field experience. To qualify for this opportunity you must currently hold a Master’s degree.  Students are responsible for tuition at Northern Arizona University (NAU).  The NAU program is part of the WICHE community and Alaskan students qualify for instate tuition.

More information:

Please visit the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Website for more information on the process of obtaining your BCBA.  In addition, the NAU Positive Behavior Support Program website can help to orient you to the PBS program components.

An informational meeting on the program will be held Thursday, October 10th, 10am in the Center For Human Development's boardroom.  We are located at 2702 Gambell Street, Ste. 103, across from Sears.  If you are out of town or unable to make the meeting in person please call into the following conference number: 1-888-387-8686 ID: 4500683#  

 

BCBA Application Request

Follow the link on the right hand side of the page and fill out the short application and you will receive a personalized link to our full online application.

Application Deadline is November 1st

 

Contact BCBA


Annette Blanas
(907) 264-6280
annette@alaskachd.org

UAA Center for Human Development

2702 Gambell St.
Suite 103
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Ph: (907) 272-8270
1 (800) 243-2199
TTY: (907) 264-6206
Fax: (907) 274-4802