CBS at the CalABA 37th Annual Western Regional Conference

On February 1, 2019, CBS’ Director Dr. Joyce Tu, along with CBS’ Clinical Director, Dr. Shaji Haq, Assistant Director Ronald Moreno, Behavior Consultant Justin Chan, Dr. Fahad Alrasheed and Technician Juan Rafael, presented two original behavior analytic research studies in a poster session as part of the California Association for Applied Behavior Analysis (CalABA) 37th Annual Western Regional Conference in Long Beach. 

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A Third Year of ABA Workshops in China

 


Dr. Joyce C. Tu, founder and director of Center for Behavioral Sciences and our related company, ABA Unlimited, traveled to China again last week to present four days of behavior analysis workshops in two cities:  Haikou and Guangdong, the most populous cities in southern China’s Hainan and Guangdong provinces.  Filled to capacity, there were about 500 attendees—primarily educators and physicians.  This is a repeat performance for Dr. Tu, who has presented a series of six applied behavior analysis (“ABA”) workshops in China in three consecutive years, reportedly earning unanimous praise from frontline teachers, industry experts and institutional leaders.

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CBS Partners with CEU Provider:
ABA Unlimited!

CBS is proud to announce that as of November, 2018, we are partnering with our related company ABA Unlimited (or “ABAU”), as part of our commitment to behavior analysis education.  Founded by CBS’ Director, Dr. Joyce C. Tu, ABAU is a Type 2 Authorized Continuing Education (“ACE”) provider through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.  ABAU offers live and online professional educational seminars in behavioral health and applied behavior analysis.  CBS supports that mission by lending talented speakers and hosting ABAU’s live seminars in CBS’ Southern California offices.    

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Autism Therapy Robots, Arise!

By Astrid Liddel

 

Some people on the autism spectrum might seem like robots trying to discover how to be human.  As an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I can tell you that robots and autism can be a helpful mix.  Although modern robot therapy is used primarily in helping children, perhaps someday robots will be used to help people of all ages with ASD.

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Our Anniversary and Open House!


On Saturday, September 29th, we celebrated Center for Behavioral Sciences’ 14th anniversary and the grand opening of our new 4,100 sq. foot Irvine office, with a gathering of clients and staff!  Our new main office is just across the street from CBS’ Intensive Treatment Center.  It features five large treatment rooms (including a dedicated space for social skills groups for autism) and conference facilities for workshops, as well as for parent and staff training.   

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ABA Must Not Overlook Adolescents and Adults

By Shaji Haq, Ph.D., BCBA-D

 

Over the past twenty years, applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment providers for children with developmental disabilities—particularly autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—have multiplied exponentially.  But ABA treatment facilities for adults are sparse.  This is a tragedy; we’re often stopping short when treatment is still critical, and in some cases, even more so.

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CBS’ New Main Office and Treatment Center

We’re excited to announce that effective September 1, 2018, CBS opens its fourth office, now including two treatment centers in Irvine!   CBS has converted its original main office to an intensive treatment center with facilities for in-depth functional analysis assessments (FAAs) located at 17911 Sky Park Circle, Suite E, Irvine, CA 92614.   You can also visit our more expansive new main office just across the street at 17802 Sky Park Circle, Suite 108.    

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CBS Presents ABA Training In China

        

Last week for the second consecutive year, Dr. Joyce Tu, Ed.D., BCBA-D, founder and Director of Center for Behavioral Sciences, and CBS Behavior Consultant Coco Liu, M.A., traveled to China for 10 days to share the science of behavior analysis.  CBS lectured and presented a series of workshops on topics in behavior analysis for over 250 special education teachers in Beijing, Taiyuan and other major Chinese cities.

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