In this course, students learn to assess and analyze behavior in ABC format, scatter plot, and interviews, and will discriminate between functional assessment and functional analysis. The course is based upon the BACB® Third Edition Task List. Content Area and Task List numbers covered for each class day are indicated for each class in the schedule, below. Students will understand and identify the primary characteristics, methods, and rationale of descriptive analysis and systematic manipulations. Students will be able to identify intervention outcomes and strategies linked to assessed function(s) of behavior, as well as ecological and contextual variables. Students will identify ethical standards for the practice of behavior analysis, in accordance with the ethical standards for behavior analysts derived from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Students will recognize situations posing potential ethical issues and select appropriate methods to resolve ethical conflicts or dilemmas. Students will learn how to obtain consent within applicable legal and ethical standards.
Instructor: Michael Weinberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D
This is a tablet friendly course
Method of Delivery
Online, self paced, competency tested course
Method of Evaluation: Students must complete all lessons for each course and attain 90% or higher average on probes (Quizzes), exams, and online activities. “Probes” are based upon content of the prior few classes and are not inclusive of material in other areas.
Class Policies: Students are required to participate in the online courses and complete all activities and quizzes based on the 90% or higher performance criterion. A Course Certificate will be given contingent upon 80% average mastery of exams, compliance to attendance policy, and full payment of all tuition and/or fees.