Kalamazoo, MI, January 4, 2021
The Michigan Behavior Analysis Providers (MiBAP) Association announced today that Dr. Candice Lake, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, LLP, has been selected as its next Association President, effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Lake is currently the Director of the Autism Center for Child Development at Wedgwood Christian Services, and has served on the MiBAP Board of Directors since its founding in 2019. She earned her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from North Dakota State University in 2004, and her PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University in 2011. She joined Wedgwood Christian Services in May 2014 to develop an early intensive behavioral intervention program for young children with autism and has built the Autism Center for Child Development from the ground up. “I’m passionate about providing and advocating for high quality services based on the principles of ABA, and protecting the interests of the field of applied behavior analysis as well as the rights of the individuals and families we serve. MiBAP is a true leader in supporting ABA in Michigan and I’m honored to serve as its President,” said Dr. Lake, “I look forward to continuing our work with the many other public and private entities engaged in our cause, including Michigan legislators, public and private insurance payors, other non-profit associations, and of course thousands of Michigan families.”
In addition to Dr. Lake, the 2021-22 MiBAP Board of Directors includes:
The Michigan Behavior Analysis Providers (MiBAP) Association’s mission is to promote access to the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) through advocacy, education, and quality practices. Founded in 2019, MiBAP is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, with active members throughout the state.