Developing High Potential Employees

Developing High Potential Employees 

Identifying high potential staff within the field of behavior analysis is necessary to advance individual practice and the field as a whole. This course will provide the rationale and strategies necessary for identifying and mentoring behavior analysis staff who have the potential to contribute to the field at high levels. The goal of this course is to provide behavior analysts in clinical practice with strategies for mentoring behavior analysis staff and helping them grow into the profession.This training program is offered independent of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board® (BACB®).


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Behavior Analyst Certification Board


This course is designed to meet Supervision CE requirements as outlined by the BACB.
CEU Type: Learning

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ABA-0-HGTHPBT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Identify behavioral characteristics of staff who have the potential to perform at high levels
Describe strategies for successfully mentoring staff who have high levels of potential.
Describe performance management strategies for developing high potential staff members.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Identifying High Potential Staff

The Dilemma

Operationalizing Talent

Portraits of High Potential Staff

High Potential Staff Benefit Organizations



Section 3: Mentoring High Performing Staff

Cultivating Strengths

What is Mentoring?

Being a Good Mentor



Section 4: Performance Management and High Performing Staff

Accelerating Potential

The Nuts and Bolts of Managing Performance

Performance Management and Mentoring High Potential Staff



Section 5: Conclusion


Course Contributor



Staff Writer: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports. Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Behavioral Analyst; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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