Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Treatment for Autism
Tuesday/Thursday 2:30-4:20 pm
Eagleson Hall 001
Ashley Penney, M.Ed., BCBA, Director of ABA Services, UW Autism Center:
This course offers introductory preparation to students interested in working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder as a Behavior Technician (BT). BTs implement Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment for individuals with Autism. There are many agencies in the greater Seattle area who offer ABA therapy services to individuals with autism and they are often looking for trained BTs.
This course provides content training in Autism, behavioral management principles, strategies to manage challenging behaviors, professional responsibilities and other tasks related to work as a BT. The course also meets the 40 hour training requirement set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).