ABA Supervision in School Settings

ABA Supervision in School Settings 

Interventions based on applied behavior analysis have been implemented in schools for decades. Behavior analysts and behavior technicians are beginning to be employed by school districts to design and implement ABA-based interventions. However, providing supervision in schools is challenging. This course will address this issue and offer strategies for providing supervision in schools in an ethical and effective manner


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-ESSS
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe the roles of different ABA professionals in schools.
Describe how to implement BACB supervision requirements in school settings.
Identify supervision challenges unique to school settings.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: ABA Professionals in Schools

The Dream Job

Behavior Analysis in Education

Functional Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan Development

The Need for ABA Services for Children with Autism in Schools

Legal Support for ABA Intervention in Schools

Getting Effective Autism Treatment through the Schoolhouse Door

MTSS Systems

ABA Practitioners in Schools



Section 3: Supervision in Schools

The Behavior Department

Preparing for Supervision

What Do Supervisees Do in Schools?

An Emerging School-Based Model

Supervision Expectations and Schools



Section 4: ABA Supervision Challenges in Schools

Getting to Work

The Obligations of a Supervisor

Caseloads in Schools

Choose Interventions Carefully



Section 5: Conclusion

Course Summary

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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