Behavior Technician Specialist Certificate Online
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What You Will Learn
- Implement behavior-analytic services based on the BCBA’s recommendations
- Minimize/eliminate behaviors while understanding the motivational operations behind the behaviors
- Possess a basic understanding of applied behavior analysis and functional behavior assessment tools
- Educate children and adults language/communication, social skills, daily living/adaptive skills, pre-academic skills, and more while recording and analyzing data along with the BCBA
- Understand and identify behavior clearly and set a measurement technique
About This Professional Certificate
The behavior technician role combines the fields of psychology and behavioral health. In this program, you'll learn a series of documentation and protocol rules and regulations mandated by Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) guidelines and HIPAA regulations. The curriculum includes topics compiled by a licensed BCBA-D (Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctorate) and BCBA, so that you can learn the material necessary to prepare for and pass the BACB Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) Certification exam. This course is offered as part of the RBT training and the material presented should be understood prior to taking the BACB examination for the RBT certificate. You also will need to complete a 40-hour training before being eligible to take the RBT exam and become a fully certified registered behavior technician.
Please note: This training program is based on the Registered Behavior Technician Task List (2nd ed.) and is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for RBT credential. The program is offered independent of the BACB. There are additional requirements (outside of training and examination) mandated by the BACB for those on the path to earning the RBT designation. Visit www.bacb.com/rbt for more information.
There are currently 18,475 behavior technician jobs available in the U.S. and the career offers a median salary of $30,126.1
1Burning Glass: Labor Insights (Last 12 Months: June 1, 2021-May 31, 2022)
Courses required for program completion
Healthcare | Self-Paced | 96 hoursThis module provides the veterinary assistant student with an understanding of the human animal bond, expected conduct of the veterinary professional, and how to effectively communicate with clients and coworkers. Basic medical terminology and medical records, including the electronic medical system, are introduced in this module. Zoonotic and contagious diseases are discussed including in-depth coverage of the role of the veterinary assistants and the importance of cleaning in the veterinary hospital and performing correct hand hygiene. Students are taught basic breed identification and animal husbandry including the expectations of treating deceased pets with respect. We begin discussing common medical conditions and diseases of the digestive system. Restraint and handling of the veterinary patient are discussed in depth and are the focus of a large portion of the hands-on teaching. Students also begin learning how to set up equipment necessary for the veterinary technician or veterinarian to perform a variety of common procedures.
Healthcare | Self-Paced | 96 hoursThis course is designed to familiarize the student with the language of medicine, through the study of prefixes, suffixes, root words, abbreviations, and pronunciation of words. The curriculum also includes an overview of anatomy and physiology in order to increase the understanding of medical vocabulary. Students will examine the organization of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, hematic, lymphatic and immune, and cardiovascular systems in the human body. They will become familiar with the medical terms that relate to the respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and excretory systems. Students will also examine terms related to the sensory organs, with a concentration on the organs for hearing, sight, and smell. This course will prepare students to better understand spoken and written interactions in all medical environments.
Healthcare | Self-Paced | 96 hoursThis course satisfies the 40 hours of training required for becoming a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), and follows the BACB task list, which is included in the supplemental materials as a reference. This training course teaches evidence-based behavior intervention techniques and strategies for individuals including but not limited to: Data Measurement, Assessment, Skill Acquisition, Behavior Reduction, Documentation and Reporting, Professional Conduct and Scope of Practice. This online course is designed to give the learner a basic understanding of applied behavior analysis, functional behavior assessment tools, teaching methods, behavior change strategies, and ethical guidelines for therapists treating children and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. The training will cover all of the tasks and subtasks in the RBT Task List and the ethics requirements that have been designated as being relevant for behavior technicians. To obtain the RBT credential you must also complete a criminal background check, pass the RBT Competency Assessment, and pass the RBT exam. The training program is based on the Registered Behavior Technician Task List and is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for the RBT credential. The program is offered independent of the BACB. (For more information, please visit: https://www.bacb.com/rbt/).
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