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How to Prepare Your Staff For Children Returning To School

The problem is: millions of kids are returning to school as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Will it be a big “play date” and how will teachers get behavior under control?

 The solution can be found in the science available which allows us with good levels of prediction, to shape the desired academic behavior of children. That science and the coursework to teach that science is available in a competency-based, 40-hour instructional course for only $99.

As school districts are preparing for the return to school of thousands of public schools, staff training considerations are a high priority. This year’s budget submission for training is unlike anything that occurred in recent history. Children have largely been at home for nearly a year. When they do return to school, it will be unlike any transition our nation, or any nation has ever experienced. How will you give your staff the tools to gain maximum impact in the shortest amount of time, based on strategies...

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It's a Great Time to Start Your Career for Only $99

Uncategorized Jul 25, 2021

Our 40-Hour RBT training is a great way to advance the careers of anyone interested in working with individuals with special needs. No college degree is required. RBT training covers a variety of topics that are necessary for an individual to pursue a career as a Behavior Technician, working directly with individuals diagnosed with Autism or other developmental disabilities. RBT training is great for parents of special needs children. Parents would benefit from Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA) training. They will find these skills help dramatically when dealing with ABA professionals or educators if you have a child who is developmentally challenged or experiencing problem behavior.

Here is all that's needed:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Complete the 40-hour training course
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Complete initial Competency Assessment
  • Pass the RBT Exam

RBT training has grown in popularity with Paraprofessionals, Support staff, team...

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How to Prepare Your Staff During Summer Months

For staff working during the summer months, what better way to prepare for the new school year than to increase their skills through remote training? Throughout much of the country, staff, as well as children and their parents, are aching to get back to life as normal. The thing is "normal" might not be what we knew before the pandemic. Children with problem behavior, for example, have largely remained out of the classroom for the past school year. This will create some challenges as they return to school. 

 Here is an opportunity to offer 40-hours of online, evidence-based training to educators that can lead to the highly sought-after Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential. The RBT credential is the gold standard for staff who seek to work with children with developmental disabilities and Autism. Our RBT training offers training in Applied Behavior Analysis that is helpful in assisting the classroom teachers and aides in maintaining "instructional control"...

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How Do I Educate My Child – Remotely

How to make home instruction easier? That is a huge question, one that is on the mind of many parents today. It is not an easy task. It is surely not a ‘fast’ task. The good news is a solution based on decades-old, proven evidence-based principles does exist. That good news comes in the form of our online training called the Registered Behavior Technician or RBT training course. The RBT course is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles and best practices. ABA is the science of behavior change.


Teachers and educators go through a series of coursework, internships, and supervision experiences BEFORE they are permitted to teach. That noted, if you are a parent or someone helping to instruct children (learners) during home instruction because of the COVID 19 pandemic, what follows can help you.

 

Your biggest challenge is: How to obtain and maintain the learner’s attention in the first place. You cannot teach someone who isn’t paying attention....

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How To Access Your Share Of American Rescue Plan For Education

If you are a school administrator, you understand billions of dollars are earmarked for schools for re-opening - but not without strings. A school seeking to obtain their share of funding have hoops to jump through. There are a variety of criteria that need to be in place to access the funds, not the least of which being: a school re-opening plan must include Covid19 safety. There are other considerations including staff development to deal with anticipated student behavior issues. We believe what follows can assist you in that planning and help with secure funding.

Staff training is always a key to high performance. Re-opening of schools is going to be highly dependent on planning for virus mitigation and getting desired behavior from all stakeholders in school. After all, the best plan in the world is only as good as the people who implement it, and that plan must be data-driven. Our company, Verbal Behavior Institute, has decades of experience shaping behavior based on more than...

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Learn How To Start RBT Training

Before we discuss how to start RBT training, let us first discuss what is an RBT. A Registered Behavior Technician® (RBT®) is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA). The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behaviour-analytic services. The RBT does not design intervention or assessment plans. It is the responsibility of the RBT supervisor to determine which tasks an RBT may perform as a function of his or her training, experience, and competence. The BCBA supervising the RBT is responsible for the work performed by the RBT on the cases they are overseeing.

 The RBT training course is 100% online, with recorded videos so you learn at your own pace from any internet-connected device like a computer, tablet or smartphone.

 The course is taught by Vivian Attanasio, a Licensed Behavior Analyst. Ms Attanasio has been in the field of special needs for over...

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7 Advantages of RBT Certification and How You Can Make Full Use of It

Before we get to the first advantage of becoming certified as a Registered Behavior Technician® (RBT®), let us first discuss what an RBT does. An RBT is a paraprofessional who works under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA). The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of applied behavior analytic (ABA) services. The RBT does not create care plans. It is the responsibility of the RBT supervisor to determine which tasks an RBT may perform as a according to his or her training, experience, and competence.

 Advantage #1: The need is great.

RBTs often assist with implementing care plans for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. Sadly, the number of people with Autism has exploded over the last twenty years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over 75,000,000 people worldwide are Autistic. ASD has a wide range of symptoms and levels of severity....

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Facts about 40 Hour Registered Behavior Training Course

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) created the Registered Behavior Technician® (RBT®) credential in 2013. The RBT is based on the principles of shaping human behavior through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). There was a need for qualified trained paraprofessional staff to assist with the implementation of care plans created by a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA). RBTs do not create care plans for individuals, they work under the direct, on-going supervision of a BCBA. To qualify for an RBT credential a candidate must be at least 18 years of age and have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. If those criteria are met, candidates must then take a 40-hour online, video-based training course with modules designed to prepare them to sit for an initial Competency Assessment. After, they must take the RBT examination offered by the BACB. After completing the 40-hour training program, the candidate receives a course completion...

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How Can You Make Home Instruction Easier?

That is a huge question, one that’s on the mind of many parents these days. It is not an easy task and it’s surely not a ‘fast’ task. The good news is a solution based in decades-old, proven principles does exist. Our online training called the Registered Behavior Technician® or RBT® course is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles and best practices. ABA is the science of behavior change and it is particularly good news for parents teaching their children at home.

Teachers and educators go through a series of coursework, internships and supervision experiences BEFORE they are permitted to teach. That noted, if you are a parent or someone helping to instruct children (learners) at home because of the COVID 19 pandemic, what follows can help you.

Your biggest challenge is this: how to obtain and maintain the learner’s attention in the first place. You can’t teach someone who isn’t paying attention. Any parent...

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Online Proctored Testing Now Available for RBT Candidates

covid-19 rbt examination Apr 15, 2020

This just in from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board...

Re: RBT Exam during COVID-19 Pandemic

"Effective April 15, 2020, live, online proctored testing is available for all RBT candidates via Pearson VUE’s online delivery system, OnVUE. This option, which the BACB is offering to RBTs on a trial basis following approval from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), is available while Pearson VUE’s in-person testing facilities are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With advanced features that include ID verification, session monitoring, browser lockdown, and recordings, the OnVUE platform includes security features that are necessary for a trial of remote testing for RBT candidates during this challenging and unusual time. RBT candidates should note the following important information:

• Once a candidate’s application for certification is approved, they will receive a link to schedule their remote, proctored certification examination with...

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