Jonathan Tarbox and Courtney Tarbox

Training Manual for Behavior Technicians Working with Individuals with Autism

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Catalog No. 29620

Training Manual for Behavior Technicians Working with Individuals with Autism is a practical manual and ongoing professional resource for frontline staff undergoing training to become Registered Behavior Technicians䋢 (RBT).

RBT䋢 is the recommended certification of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board䋢 (BACB) for entry-level staff who implement behavior analytic services. This manual complements the 40-hour training for RBTs䋢 and helps those who have completed training prepare for their certification exam. Following the RBT䋢 Task List set forth by the BACB, it prompts the reader to generate novel examples of mastered concepts, and real-life vignettes.

Training Manual for Behavior Technicians Working with Individuals with Autism also:

... Details the fundamentals of measurement and data collection

... Introduces assessments of both behavior and environment

... Explains skills acquisition and related teaching procedures

... Covers behavior reduction plans

... Includes documentation and planning information

... Looks at ethics and professional conduct

Entry-level paraprofessionals currently practicing and/or training to begin practicing treatment and education for individuals with ASD and will also be used by them to study for the RBT certification exam. Centers for autism will be interested in purchasing multiple copies of this manual for those they are training. Additionally, parents of children with ASD may be interested in the boo

Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D. is the program director of the master of science in Applied Behavior Analysis program at the University of Southern California, as well as Director of Research and a Regional Clinic Director at FirstSteps for Kids. Dr. Tarbox is associate editor of the journal Behavior Analysis in Practice and serves on the editorial boards of five major scientific journals related to autism and behavior analysis.

Courtney Tarbox, MS, BCBA, is a regional clinic director at FirstSteps for Kids, an ABA service provider offering comprehensive intervention to children on the autism spectrum. Her early work in developmental disabilities included working in therapeutic, residential, and educational settings, with individuals diagnosed with a variety of developmental disorders and ranging in age from early childhood to adolescence.

162 pages. 2016

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