Validation of UAE National Professional Standards developed for Applied Behavior Analysts

Impact: Public Policy Impact

Description of impact

Validation is the confirmation through the provision of objective evidence that National Professional Standards are appropriate for the attainment of knowledge, skills and competences for a given occupation.


Who is affected

Professionals working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis and service recipients.

Narrative

Dr Dounavi was invited by the United Arab Emirates National Qualifications Authority to act as expert Validator of UAE National Professional Standards developed for Applied Behavior Analysts.
The National Quality Assurance (NQA) seeks experts who can validate that the Professional Standards developed for a particular occupation:
1.are fit-for-purpose (appropriate and at the standard necessary for learners/candidates to attain the knowledge, skills and competencies)
2.meet the present and future needs of industry and employees (at least for three years)
3.are ready to be submitted to MOE/NQA for endorsement.
Impact statusCompleted
Impact date15 Jul 2020
Category of impactPublic Policy Impact
Impact levelAdoption