Expanding ABA and Autism Service Provision

Expanding ABA and Autism Service Provision 

The number of children diagnosed with autism continues to increase. The demand for applied behavior analysis services continues to increase as well. Services for adolescents and adults have not increased at the same rate as services for those who are younger. This course will address expanding ABA services to older individuals with autism and provide practical strategies for preparing your practice to address their needs.   


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Behavior Analyst Certification Board


This course is designed to meet CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
CEU Type: Learning

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ABA-0-EABAASP
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Explain the current state of ABA services as it relates to the needs of adolescents and adults with autism.
Identify ABA services necessary for older children, adolescents, and adults with autism.
Describe strategies for expanding ABA clinical services to meet the needs of clients who are older.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Current State of Services

Early Intervention: Long Term Effects

The Economic Impact

Factors that Impact Outcomes

Foundation for Program Development

A Way to Fund Intervention



Section 3: What Do Adolescents and Adults Need?

Preparation and Planning


Self-Determination and ABA Strategies

Identifying Target Areas and Assessing Needs

Outcomes Research and Autism

Individualized Assessment

A Services Preparation Example



Section 4: Getting Your Practice Ready

Taking the Leap

Effective Intervention Delivery

Prepping Your Practice



Section 5: Conclusion


Course Contributor



Instructor: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports. Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Behavioral Analyst; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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