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Autism & Behavioural Intervention

Whether you are a front-line practitioner, a caregiver, or a health-care professional, our programs will help you provide more effective support to people with behaviour disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate

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The first program of its kind in Atlantic Canada that meets the coursework requirements needed to apply to write the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®) Board Certified assistant Behaviour Analyst® (BCaBA®) examination. Students can complete the certificate along with their undergrad program. Upon successful completion of this program you may be eligible to apply to write the exam to become certified.

Application deadlines

  • On campus - March 31 for admission in the fall term.
  • Online - Applications are reviewed as they are received.

506 447-3449

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Autism Intervention Training Program (AITP)

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This program is also available in French.

Learn to intervene with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families to promote their development and independence through the implementation of an individualized intervention plan based on an intensive behavioural approach. All courses in this program are based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).

Start date is Feb. 7, 2022. The practicum will provide 12 days of online training sessions via Zoom, working closely with autism experts.

This program is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada to meet the coursework requirements needed to apply for BACB® Registered Behavior Technician (RBT®) Credential. The program is based on the RBT Task List and is designed to exceed the 40-hour training requirement for the credential. It is offered independent of the BACB®. Visit for details.

$6,495 (+HST)


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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Certificate of Advanced Studies

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Work at your own pace in a supportive environment

One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada's intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FASD diagnosis, intervention, and support. This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors.

20 weeks, 6 online modules, and five 2-hour workshops via Zoom

Start date is Oct. 17, 2022. A certificate of proficiency will be granted upon completion of the entire series.



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Autism & Behavioural Intervention Micro-credentials

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Micro-credentials are short learning experiences that provide skills, knowledge, and/or experience in a given subject area or capability.

Our ABI micro-credentials are designed for individuals looking to stay up-to-date with advancements in the fields of autism and behavioural intervention.

Available courses

  • Let Me Hear Your Voice
  • Addressing Noncompliance in Children with ASD
  • Burning the Candle at Both Ends
  • Navigating Collaboration Challenges in Autism Intervention
  • Reducing Caregiver Burnout Through Improved Parent-Child Relationships
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and First Responders
  • Trauma-informed Care & Neurodiversity
  • Science and Pseudoscience in Autism
  • Supporting Salon Visits


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Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC)


We are returning for APAC 2022!

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