Instructor: Andrew Houvouras

Andrew Houvouras
Biography:
M.A., BCBA

Andrew Houvouras says, "The world is better because of applied behavior analysis. The world needs applied behavior analysis." Certified as a behavior analyst since 1998, Andrew graduated with an M.A. in Psychology from Marshall University. A BCBA for Brevard County public schools since 2001, Andrew specializes in the assessment and treatment of severe challenging behavior, serves as an expert witness for county due process cases and handles high-acuity cases within the school system. A regular presenter at local, state and international conferences, an author of CE presentations and a published author, Andrew enjoys public speaking and spending time with his family swimming, surfing, stand-up paddle-boarding and coaching and playing sports. His interests are all aspects of ABA, including behavioral medicine, the application of ABA to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and the dissemination of ABA. He looks forward to every class he teaches and feels fortunate to be part of the program. "I hope students understand learning is lifelong and remember what B.F. Skinner said, 'Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.'"


Classes by this instructor


Behavioral Skills Training and Its Many Applications

BEHAVIORAL SKILLS TRAINING AND ITS MANY APPLICATIONS - BEHP1066 Presents to behavior analysts how behavioral skills training (BST) has been and can be extended to address vastly different issues of applied significance. Includes social skills development, fire safety and personal care skills.

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July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
The Behavior Analyst in Schools: Ethics, Rules and Reinforcement

THE BEHAVIOR ANALYST IN SCHOOLS: ETHICS, RULES AND REINFORCEMENT - BEHP1148 Addresses several factors that provide ethical ways a behavior analyst working in schools can adhere to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board ethical guidelines to 1) obtain consent; 2) conform to legal demands of exceptional student education; 3) address issues of reinforcement; 4) be more systematic; and 5) handle complex cases.

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July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM - BEHP1214 Presents the BACB's Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts(r) as a resource for dealing with ethical dilemmas, while prioritizing the client's best interest and well-being. Highlights a variety of real-life examples and identifies applicable code elements and options for resolution. Includes scenarios featuring areas of child welfare, developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, applied behavior analysis clinics, supervision and academic settings. Provides the opportunity to interact and apply code elements to various scenarios and possible solutions.


July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2