2017 Professional Training Schedule: Applied Behavior Analysis CEUs

ACN is authorized to provide BACB Type 2 CEUs for the courses described below.

Each course offers BCBA CEUs (read under each description for CEU amounts)

These trainings are specifically designed for certified Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs/BCBAs/BCBA-Ds). The content of the trainings assumes that participants have mastery of ABA content areas as determined by the BACB task list. 

All trainings are held at Autism Community Network

4242 Woodcock Dr. Suite 101

San Antonio, TX 78228

Remote live videoconferencing is available for all trainings using http://www.zoom.us/. (Note. Trainings are live, they are NOT recorded.)

To participate using this option, you must have a working webcam and microphone on your computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone.

Participants are expected to participate on camera during the training.

Participation is possible through desktop, laptop, table/iPad, and smartphone. For system requirements click here.

Time: The times of the trainings listed below are local time in San Antonio, Tx (i.e., Central Time). If you are unsure what time, the training will be in your area, visit https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

To register click below or call (210) 435-1000. For more information, contact Dr. Berenice de la Cruz at berenice@acn-sa.org.


Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

Functional Analysis

January 12   8:30-11:30 am (Central Time)

This training is designed for people with some experience with Functional Behavior Assessment procedures. Behavior Analysts will (a) define functional analysis (FA), (b) identify conditions used in FA, (c) interpret FA results, (d) and identify limitations/considerations of FA.

3 Type 2 CEUs

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D 

Research Advancements in Treatment Selection for Challenging Behavior

January 12  12:30-3:30 pm (Central Time)

This course will focus on when to implement specific treatments for challenging behavior. Behavior Analysts will (a) identify guiding values to selecting interventions, (b) identify questions to guide in the treatment selection of escape and attention maintained behavior, (c) identify function-based interventions to address escape-maintained behavior, and (d) identify function-based interventions to address attention-maintained behavior.

3 Type 2 CEUs

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D 


Understanding and Following the Behavior Analysts Certification Board Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts
January 19, 8:30-12:30
4 (Ethics)
Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) need to abide by ethical codes from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). This course will provide an in depth analysis and discussion of the implications of the BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analyst. Specifically, participants will identify ways to (a) maintain a high standard of professional behavior, (b) provide services within the boundaries of their competency, (c) engage in professional development, (d) maintain integrity, (e) maintain a professional relationship, (f) minimize conflict of interest, and (g) avoid exploitative relationships. This training offers 4 Ethics CEUs for BCaBAs/BCBAs/BCBA-Ds

Supervising ABA Students
February 20, 8:30-4:30 
8 (Supervision or Ethics)
Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D
This course will provide the knowledge and skills required for the effective supervision of those who deliver behavior-analytic services and those who are pursuing BACB certification. Behavior Analysts will (a) identify reasons for effective, evidence-based supervision, (b) describe potential outcomes of ineffective supervision, (c) describe components of effective supervision, (d) describe components of behavioral skills training of supervisees, (e) describe formats for providing behavior skills training, and (f) identify behavior skills training across relevant skill areas. (This training program is based on the BACB Supervisor Training Curriculum Outline but is offered independent of the BACB).