Course Code: REL-ABA-0-RAFAT
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Define why functional assessment research remains critical for ABA practice.
Describe research on functional assessment used in schools.
Compare various applications of standard functional analysis.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: An Essential Tool for ABA Practice
The Critical Nature of Deriving Functional Relationships
How Functional Assessment Works
Brief Review of Functional Assessment Strategies
More Recent Research
Section 3: Functional Assessment in Schools
Functional Assessment Research in Schools
Evidence-based Practice or Legislative Mandate?
Single Case Design Studies in Schools
Feasible Best Practice
Section 4: The Most Valid Yet Underused Strategy
Efficacy of Functional Analysis
Trial-Based Functional Analysis
Latency-Based Functional Analysis
Interview-Informed Synthesized Contingency Analysis (IISCA)
Identifying Precursor Behaviors
Section 5: Conclusion
Exam and BrainSparks
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.
The target audience for this course is: Behavioral Analyst; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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