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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: 14 days
1 credit

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Full course description

Time: 58 minutes
Credit: 1 type-2 BACB provider CEs

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.

Objectives: 

  • 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.


Note: The two weeks begin at time of purchase, not time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access. 

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA 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.

If you experience problems when registering, please call 321-674-8382, option 2.


Important note: If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to include your BACB certification number when creating your student profile, 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).