Effective ABA Group Supervision Strategies

Effective ABA Group Supervision Strategies 

Group supervision in ABA can be an effective means of providing guidance that benefits both supervisees and the individuals they serve. If structured correctly, group supervision can offer an exchange of knowledge and ideas that enhances the overall supervision experience. This course will offer ideas for structuring group supervision that meets the needs of RBTs, BCaBAs, and trainees.The goal of this course is to provide behavior analysts who supervise with information regarding effective group supervision strategies. This training program is offered independent of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board® (BACB®).


Hours: 1.50


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-EABAGSS
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Explain the characteristics of effective group supervision.
Describe supervision needs for different types of supervisees.
Identify strategies for designing effective group supervision activities.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Effective Group Supervision

Planning for Supervision?

The Responsibility of a Supervisor

BACB Supervision Amounts

Major Changes to Trainee Supervision

Characteristics of Effective Supervision

Supervision in Group Settings



Section 3: Supervising Different Credential Levels

Working Out a Plan

Characteristics of Group Supervision

Supervision Content Needs for Trainees

Supervision Content Needs for Ongoing BCaBA Supervision

Supervision Content Needs for RBTs

Supervision Topics Applicable to All Groups



Section 4: Group Supervision Strategies

The First Group Sessions

Preparing for Group Supervision

Delivery Strategies

Evaluating Group Supervision Effectiveness



Section 5: Conclusion


Course Contributor




Instructor: 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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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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