UHCL Pearland Provides Caregiver Training and Behavioral Intervention

The University of Houston-Clear Lake Campus, located in Pearland, will offer free caregiving and behavioral intervention training. They will be hosted at the campus’s new intensive outpatient behavioral clinic, and there are no age restrictions for these free training sessions. 

The program, which is free to attend, is funded by the Masonic Children and Family Services of Texas. Their mission is to provide education and skills to the community that reduce 

  • Self-injury
  • Aggression
  • And property Destruction and elopement

This will be a long-term initiative with no set end date. For more information, be sure to visit the clinic’s website here

Patients must be Texas residents and have an autism diagnosis to qualify for this program. For caregivers, you will need to attend an information session beforehand. The caregiver must also be present during all required therapy hours for training purposes, as laid out by the clinic’s website. 

During the program, clients and caregivers will undergo two weeks of intensive training, Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 4 PM, with an hour lunch break. 

Contact the clinic at ​​281-212-1740 or visit www.uhcl.edu/pearland/autism-center/ to learn more.