Effective RBT Preparation

Effective RBT Preparation 

The RBT® credential was created in 2014 for the purpose of promoting effective ABA interventions to consumers. Since its inception, more than 87,000 RBTs have been credentialed. This course will provide strategies for augmenting preservice RBT training experiences, increasing engagement in ethical behavior, and improving readiness for supervision.

The goal of this course is to prepare BCBA and BCaBA supervisors to augment the RBT training experience in preparation for clinical practice. 


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-IEPRBTT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe how to prepare supplemental activities based on RBT® Task List Items covered in training programs.
Describe how to prepare activities that will assist preservice RBTs with successfully passing the RBT Competency Assessment.
Identify components of the RBT Ethics Code that require augmentation.
Describe how to prepare RBTs for supervision after they pass the exam.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Supplementing the RBT Task List

The RBT Credential

The RBT Task List Second Edition

Task List Item Fluency

Supplementing Measurement and Assessment Content

Supplementing Skill Acquisition Content

Supplementing Behavior Reduction Content

Supplementing Professional Skills



Section 3: RBT Competency Assessment Preparation

The Purpose and Structure of the Competency Assessment

Administration Considerations

Competency in Measurement


Skill Acquisition and Behavior Reduction

Professionalism and Requirements



Section 4: RBT Ethics Code

Propagating Ethical Practice

Managing Professional Responsibilities

Responsibility to Clients

Supervision and Service Delivery



Section 5: Conclusion



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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