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BEHP1211: Education is a Public Health Problem: How Behavior Analysis Can Help is a Course

BEHP1211: Education is a Public Health Problem: How Behavior Analysis Can Help

Time limit: 60 days
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Time: 58 minutes
Credit: 1 Learning CE

Presenter: Ronnie Detrich, Ph.D. (supervised by Jose Martinez-Diaz, Ph.D., BCBA-D)

Course Description: Describes the public health model of disease prevention, reviews the current status of behavior analysis in education and suggests ways in which behavior analysts can have greater impact on general education. Explores the culture of education, its values and norms, to further effective engagement between behavior analysts and general education.

  • Describe the relationship between a variety of socially important outcomes related to health, socioeconomic status and incarceration and levels of educational achievement.
  • Describe the U.S. public health model of prevention and suggest how it can be applied to public education.
  • Review how behavior analysts are currently allocating their activity in public education.
  • Suggest changes in behavior that may increase behavior analysts’ impact on public schools.

Keywords: Education, dissemination, behavior analysis

Rating: This course is recommended for anyone interested in learning about the relationship between education and socially important outcomes, why behavior analysis should have a greater presence in and impact on general education and suggestions for behavior analysts for how to do this.

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)