Behavior Development Solutions

Training Manual for Behavior Technicians Working with Individuals with Autism

by Jonathan Tarbox & Courtney Tarbox
Academic Press / 2016
Paperback / 154 pages
$36.00

Description

Training Manual for Behavior Technicians Working with Individuals with Autism is a practical manual and ongoing professional resource for frontline staff undergoing training to become Registered Behavior Technicians™ (RBT). RBT™ is the recommended certification of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board™ (BACB) for entry-level staff who implement behavior analytic services. This Manual complements the 40-hour training for RBTs™ and helps those who have completed training prepare for their certification exam. Following the RBT™ Task List set forth by the BACB, it prompts the reader to generate novel examples of mastered concepts, and real-life vignettes.

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Key Features

  • Details the fundamentals of measurement and data collection
  • Introduces assessments of both behavior and environment
  • Explains skills acquisition and related teaching procedures
  • Covers behavior reduction plans
  • Includes documentation and planning information
  • Looks at ethics and professional conduct

Readership

Entry-level paraprofessionals currently practicing and/or training to begin practicing treatment and education for individuals with ASD and will also be used by them to study for the RBT certification exam. Centers for autism will be interested in purchasing multiple copies of this manual for those they are training. Additionally, parents of children with ASD may be interested in the book