Online RBT® Training (Essential)
The RBT® Essential is a pared down version of our popular and effective 40 Hour Registered Behavior Technician™ training. This course has the core content of the RBT® Course at a more economical price without the additional features for exam prep.
Comprehensive & Effective
An engaging and effective 40 hour course based on the Registered Behavior Technician™ Task List. Clear instruction, video models, and interactive application activities make this RBT® course comprehensive, interesting, and practical. There are quizzes at the end of each topic and controlled pacing to ensure a full 40 hours. It is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for the RBT® credential. This 40 hour training addresses all RBT® task list items and RBT® guidelines for professional conduct. The program is offered independent of the BACB®.
- Clear engaging lectures
- Interactive application activities
- Video models
- Multiple exemplar training
- Quizzes for each topic
- Downloadable study guide
- Controlled pacing through course
Our course is effective! Our pass rate exceeds the national average for first time test takers. Contact us to learn more!
For a list of all topics covered in this training, see the FAQ below to download our course overview.
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- Presenter: Behavior University
- Duration: 2400min
|Module||Topic||RBT Task List and/or Professional & Ethical Code|
|1. Foundational Knowledge||1. Welcome to RBT|
|2. Autism characteristics||BACB RBT guideline 1.01 reliance on scientific knowledge, 1.02 boundaries of competence, 1.03 maintaining competence through professional development, 2.01 accepting clients|
|3. Behavior Basics||D-02|
|4. Applying the ABCs||B-01, D-02|
|2. Discrete Trial Training and Data Collection||1. Creating Objective Session Notes||B-01, E-01, E-02, E-03|
|2. Data Collection||A-02, A-03, A-04, B-01, B-04|
|3. Discrete Trial Training||A-01, C-04, C-07|
|4. Data Entry and Graphing||A-05|
|5. Reading Skill Acquisition Plans||C-01, C-02|
|3. Prompting and Error Correction||1. Review and Expansion of Behavioral Principles||C-03, D-03, D-04, C-07|
|2. Prompting||C-04, C-08, C-09, C-10|
|3. Error Correction||C-04, C-05, C-08|
|4. Identifying Common Error Patterns||E-02, E-03|
|5. Antecedent Strategies to Promote Session Engagement||D-03|
|4. Expanded Reinforcement||1. Aspects of Reinforcement||C-03|
|2. Schedules of Reinforcement||C-03, D-03|
|3. Token Systems||C-03, D-03|
|4. Identifying Preferred Items||B-02|
|5. Beyond Discrete Trial||1. Naturalistic Intervention||C-03, C-05, C-10|
|2. Generalization and Maintenance||C-11|
|6. Reducing and Responding to Challenging Behavior||1. Behavior Reduction Procedures||D-03, D-04, D-05|
|2. Emergency Protocols||B-01, D-01, D-06, E-02|
|7. Promoting Independence||1. Visual Supports||C-06, C-08, C-10, C-11|
|2. Teaching Daily Living Skills||A-02, C-06, C-10, C-11, C-12|
|3. Verbal Behavior|
|4. Promoting Functional Communication|
|8. Ethics and Professional Conduct||1. Restraints and Aversive Interventions||E-04, E-05|
|2. Ethical Conduct for Behavior Interventionists||F-03, F-04, F-05, BACB RBT Guidelines 7.01, 7.02, 8.01, 10.01, 10.02, 10.03, 10.04, 10.05, 10.06
|3. Professional Guidelines||B-03, C-12, E-03, E-05, F-01, F-02, F-03, F-04, F-05. BACB RBT Guidelines 1.01-1.07, 2.02, 2.05, 2.06-2.08, 2.10, 2.11, 3.01, 4.10, 6.01, 6.02, 8.02, 8.03, 8.05, 8.06, 9.01, 9.09, 10.07
|4. Evidence Based Practice||BACB RBT guideline1.01 reliance on scientific knowledge, 1.02 boundaries of competence, 1.03 maintaining competence through professional development|
￼*Note. Professional guidelines and Ethical Conduct topics together cover all RBT BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Codes*
This training is designed to cover all of the content on the BACB RBT task list. Primarily these topics consist of conceptual understanding of the principles and interventions of applied behavior analysis as well as evidence-based strategies for working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder. This includes a variety of topics necessary to pursue a career as a behavior interventionist working with ASD or other developmental disabilities. This training is It is offered independent of the BACB.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board sets a limit of 180 days to complete the 40 hour RBT™ training. Behavior University cannot offer extensions or exceptions to this rule.
If you are not able to complete your course within the 180 days, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about options available to you.
The RBT™ Course comes with a Practice Test to help you prepare for the national RBT™ exam by the BACB. Our Practice Test has 85 questions covering the RBT™ Task list. The Practice Test is untimed but displays a timer so you can track your progress and work towards the 90 minutes allotted for the BACB exam.
The Practice Test becomes available to users upon completion of the 40 hour course.
Users may take the Practice Test twice. Results are displayed and compared upon completion.
Your access to the Practice Test does not expire. Once you complete the course, your RBT™ Training Certificate will be available for download. You may use the Practice Test immediately or you can wait until you are closer to the time when you will take the national BACB exam.