Our Expertise

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Key to our successful treatment outcomes is our highly skilled team of consultants. Understanding Behavior adheres to the highest standards when employing and training our staff. Our ABA providers are dedicated to demonstrating our mission and values in delivering quality support services to children and families.

All of our ABA services are facilitated and supervised by our Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and Board Certified Associate Behavior Analysts (BCaBA). All of our ABA providers are required to complete comprehensive, ongoing training in the areas of ABA, ASD, crisis management and mental health. In addition to our internal trainings and consultation with our in-house clinical team, our providers are required to complete ongoing continuing education in order to maintain credentialing.

The specific requirements for the BCBA and BCaBA are as follows:

Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)

Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) must possess a Master’s Degree in ABA or another related field, such as psychology, human services, health services, education etc. The BCBA must have completed 225 of graduate level instruction and 1500 hours of supervised independent fieldwork in behavior analysis. All BCBA individuals must have passed the BCBA exam and have current certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

Board Certified Associate Behavior Analysts (BCaBA)

Board Certified Associate Behavior Analysts (BCaBA) must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in ABA or another related field, such as psychology, human services, health services, education etc. The BCaBA must have completed 135 classroom hours of graduate level instruction and 1000 hours of supervised independent fieldwork in behavior analysis. The BCaBA must have passed the BCaBA exam and have current certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) must directly supervise all BCaBA individuals.

Behavior Therapists

Behavior Therapists must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in ABA or another related field, such as psychology, human services, health services, education etc and have experience providing ABA services to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders.