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The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 317–320 | Cite as

Statewide Behavior Analysis Training Through Distance Education

  • Gerald L. Shook
  • Au Clair
  • Jerry C. Eyer
Article

Abstract

Human services and educational agencies frequently lack qualified behavior analysts, often because of the insufficient availability of training in behavior analysis. This paper describes the statewide implementation of a distance-education-based training program to help remedy the problem.

Key words

distance education behavior analysis training certification education 

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© Association for Behavior Analysis International 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald L. Shook
    • 1
  • Au Clair
    • 1
  • Jerry C. Eyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Eyer and AssociatesTallahasseeUSA

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