How to Become a Behavior Analyst
What Does a Behavior Analyst Do?
- Adults and children diagnosed with autism.
- Students struggling with behavioral problems at school.
- Adults and children struggling with social problems.
- Disabled adults having trouble with hygiene, domestic work, punctuality, and/or job competence.
- People who have suffered through traumatic brain injury.
- Elderly people having problems related to aging.
- Conducting an initial behavior assessment.
- Determining which behaviors need intervention.
- Assessing biological, medical, or environmental factors.
- Utilizing positive reinforcement to improve adaptive behaviors.
- Measuring the effects of behavioral interventions on target behaviors.
- Evaluating progress and adjusting treatment as necessary.