Image of analyst working with young childBehavioral Education, Assessment & Research Center

Support, Growth, and Discovery

The BEAR center at NMU is a free to the community university clinic and research facility that seeks to provide behavioral assessment, consultation, and therapeutic services for children with autism, developmental disabilities, language-deficits, and other behavioral concerns.  This facility also serves as a primary setting for the intensive practicum training of students in the Department of Psychology’s undergraduate major and graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis. Furthermore, the BEAR center facilitates faculty and student research projects in the areas of behavioral assessment, treatment procedures, and parent/staff training.