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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 to Implement Appropriately Ambitious Educational Goals

Lawsuits and people doing the wrong things cost districts and educators time, effort and money. We know. We hear about schools and entire school districts being distracted from educating students because of costly, time-consuming litigation. A solution to this problem is implementing a staff training program that is research-based; A program that will stand the test of time by teaching all your staff to use evidence-based tools.   Tools designed to enhance the quality education outcomes you are looking for with your students.

 

The U.S. Supreme Court had something to say about quality education. On this subject they ruled unanimously.  When was the last time you heard of that happening? What SCOTUS agreed on was that schools have an obligation, under the law, to offer students programs of education that are “appropriately ambitious.”  That might sound sufficiently vague and somewhat legalistic so that you might not worry about being held to what...

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