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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 BACB 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

Important notes:  Your access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in.  Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech no longer offers extensions for CE courses; if you do not finish your course and need to repurchase, please contact us.  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.


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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)