Functional Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans - U

Functional Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans - U 

This course will address how functional assessments are conducted and how Registered Behavior Technicians™ (RBT®) can support the process. An overview of behavior intervention planning and the role of the RBT in that process will be covered. This training program is based on the RBT Task List and is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for the RBT credential.


Hours: 2.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ATS-0-FBA-V2U
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Learning Objectives:
Use strategies for assisting in the administration of functional assessments.
Identify the basic components of a behavior intervention plan.
Implement various components of a behavior intervention plan.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Behavior Intervention that Works

Behavior Across Settings

Behavioral Function

Function-Based Intervention

Role of the RBT in the Intervention Process



Section 3: Functional Assessment Planning and Data Collection

Planning to Assess

A Functional Assessment Plan

Defining Behavior for Data Collection

Types of Data for Functional Assessment

Archival and Informant Data

Observational Data

ABC Recording

Functional Analysis Data



Section 4: Functional Assessment Implementation

Plans in Action

Data Collection for Different Situations

Jonas and Tim

Marion and Cody

Marshawn and Alonzo

Observer Agreement

Analyzing Data

Behavioral Function



Section 5: Behavior Intervention Planning

Function-Based Interventions

Behavior Intervention Plan Components

Replacement Behaviors

Addressing Variables that Happen After

Crisis Plans



Section 6: Behavior Intervention Implementation

Implementation Success

Tim’s Plan

Cody’s Plan

Alonzo’s Plan


Section 7: Conclusion


Course Contributors




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.
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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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