Ezra Lockhart, M.Hlth.Sc.(D.D.), MCSE, CDC I, CAS, Behavior Therapist
State/Country: Anchorage, Alaska, USA
School/ Organizations: Catholic Social Services – Alaska
The International Board of Credentialing & Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) is recognizing outstanding professionals that dedicate their lives to autism during Autism Awareness Month. Throughout April, the IBCCES will feature these individuals through their Members Site for Certified Autism Specialists to recognize each day. Each week, the Outstanding Autism Specialists will additionally be featured on the IBCCES News Blog for recognition worldwide. IBCCES has selectively chosen these individuals based on their background, qualifications, achievements, and continuous work in the field of autism.
December 9, 2015, VIENNA – Melanie Trojan is the first in Austria to complete a training and certification program resulting in the designation of having her Autism Certificate by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). With the rate of autism diagnosis rapidly increasing worldwide, the need for credentialed and licensed autism-related service providers continues to grow every year. According to the World Health Organization there is an estimated global prevalence of autism at 2 to 6 in 1000.
School/ Organizations: Maldives Autism Association
Jacksonville, FL (Sept. 16, 2015) – The Jacksonville Speech and Hearing Center(JSHC) has earned its certification of autism care from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This designation means that at least 80% of the JSHC staff has undergone a rigorous training process that will assist in providing speech pathology and audiology services for those who have autism. It is believed that the nonprofit is the first healthcare provider in North Florida to undergo this training for its staff.
Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 – Jacksonville, Florida – IBCCES, The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, is very proud to announce that they have published a list of over 10,000 new jobs for Certified Autism Specialists. IBCCES is the certification board for the Certified Autism Specialist program and is eager to assist not only those in search of a fulfilling career in the field of Autism, but more importantly to ensure the highest quality of care and education is provided to individuals with Autism.