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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. 

More information:

Please visit the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Website for more information on the process of obtaining your BCBA.  


BCBA Application Request

Follow the link on the right hand side of the page to access the application


Contact BCBA

Annette Blanas
(907) 264-6280

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