• Behavior Analyst Services

    Northeast Metro 916 employs a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who is certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). BACB’s credentialing programs are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies in Washington, DC. NCCA is the accreditation body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.  The field of Applied Behavior Analysis is a well-developed discipline among the helping professions, with a mature body of scientific knowledge, established standards for evidence-based practice, distinct methods of service, recognized experience and educational requirements for practice, and identified sources of requisite education in universities.

    Briefly, professionals in applied behavior analysis engage in the specific and comprehensive use of principles of learning, including operant and respondent conditioning, in order to address behavioral needs of widely varying individuals in diverse settings.

    *Taken from www.bacb.com

    Some of the Behavior Analyst services that Northeast Metro 916 can provide include:

    • Conduct classroom and student observations

    • Assist in conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) for students

    • Provide staff training on how to conduct and write FBAs and behavior intervention plans

    • Provide training on identifying replacement behaviors related to the function of behavior identified in a FBA

    • Provide individual student or classroom behavioral recommendations

    • Model behavioral recommendations with staff or students

    • Assist teams in data collection procedures

    • Provide recommendations on crisis intervention procedures

    • Assist in the development of reinforcement systems

    • Assist in the development and implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

    • District/Program support in development of behavioral documentation forms

    • District/Program support in following/meeting Minnesota Department of Education guidelines for restrictive procedure use and documentation

    For more information, please contact Eddie Gibson by e-mail or phone at 651-415-5550