Why Choose the McNeese Autism Program?
- Program focus is on high-quality care.
We maintain fairly small caseloads within the program so we can develop and deliver specialized, individual treatment for each client we serve.
- Up to date evidence based treatment delivery.
MAP is part of the psychology department's nationally recognized training program in applied behavior analysis. Close collaboration between MAP staff, interns and doctoral-level department faculty ensure our interventions reflect the highest standards of evidence-based practice.
- Treatment conducted by expert treatment teams.
Our board certified behavior analysts and licensed psychologist have extensive training and experience and are involved in every aspect of treatment each client receives.
- Skilled and knowledgeable therapists.
Our therapists are master's degree level interns with extensive training in applied behavior analysis. Many of these therapists completed the McNeese bachelor's degree program in general and experimental psychology and possess hands-on experience in research, treatment planning and service delivery in our program both as undergraduate and graduate students.
- Diagnostic evaluation.
Diagnostic evaluations for Autism Spectrum Disorders are conducted by a specifically trained and experienced licensed psychologist.
- ABAI Accredited Graduate Training Program
This program prepares master's level graduates to practice in community settings as applied behavior analysts and has received accreditation from the Association for Behavior Analysis International.
- BACB Approved Graduate Training Program
Students working towards a Master of Arts in Psychology degree with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis complete coursework approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Graduate students who complete the program requirements are eligible to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination.