Course Overview

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Behavioral Technician Training on Applied Behavioral Analysis Part 2 by Krista Kennedy, MS, LLP, BCBA is the second of a planned seven-part series providing Behavior Technician Training on Applied Behavioral Analysis to direct care workers. Part 2 defines ABA Basics, Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, and dimensions of behavior, and discusses how learning occurs, and the importance of data. It will take approximately one hour to complete this course.

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Topics Covered

Defining Applied Behavior Analysis

This course will guide direct care workers through the basics of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and provide a working understanding of ABA. 

EIBI and How Learning Occurs

This course will provide a basic understanding of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI). The course will also cover how learning occurs in youth clients.

What are the Dimensions of Behavior?

Participants of this course will develop a working understanding of the various dimensions of behavior and how they can be applied to clients. 

How Important is Data in Applied Behavior Analysis?

This course covers what kind of data applies to ABA and the importance of collecting meaningful data in your practice to support your clients. 

Additional Considerations

Early interventions support the growth of the individual with autism spectrum disorder and their families. 


Course Objectives

  • Define ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)
  • Discuss how learning occurs
  • Define Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI)
  • Define behavior and dimensions of behavior
  • Discuss the importance of data in ABA

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