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BEHP1031: ACHIEVE: A Day Program for Children with Behavioral Disabilities is a Course

BEHP1031: ACHIEVE: A Day Program for Children with Behavioral Disabilities

Time limit: 60 days
3 credits

$39 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 2 hours, 53 minutes
Credit: 3 Learning CEs

Presenter: F. Charles “Bud” Mace

Course Description: Explores the mechanics and design of Achieve!, a strengths-based comprehensive day treatment program based entirely on behavior analytic principles and designed to serve children diagnosed with emotional disorders and other high-risk behaviors. The program is also a field-based clinical training and research site for USM’s master’s and doctoral students in school psychology, developed by Professor F. Charles “Bud” Mace, who is among the top 10 most-cited researchers in behavioral psychology.


  • Understand the objectives and rationale for the Achieve! program.
  • Understand the program's mission and philosophy.
  • Learn about behavior management programs including preventive and reactive components.
  • Understand data-based staff supervision.
  • Understand outcome data.

Keywords: Day treatment programs, oppositional-defiant disorder, behavior management program, evidence-based program, school-home service integration, preventive behavior management, data-based supervision

Rating: Participants in this course should have a basic understanding of the concepts and principles of behavior analysis. Additionally, participants should have a good grasp on reading graphs and interpreting data. 

Access: 60 days from the date and time of registration

Note: The 60-day access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access. 

Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech will no longer offer extensions for new purchases.  Purchases made prior to this date will be eligible for an extension per the previous policy:

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA Learning (type-2) on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again. 


For more information, to request an extension, or if you experience problems when registering, please email us at

Important note:  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number on your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.

Refund Policy

No refunds are provided once the course is accessed.

These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023)