Applied Behavioural Analysis Practicum
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Course title in Estonian
Käitumisteraapia praktikum
Course title in English
Applied Behavioural Analysis Practicum
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2021/2022 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
Kyle Jay Mokma (language of instruction:English)
Course aims
This Practicum is designed to compliment and to be taken together with the course “Principals of Behavior”. When completed the student will have all of the necessary requirments to take the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Competency Assessment and the Registerd Behavior Technician Examination. The student will finish the course with entry level Behavior Analysis practioner skills and upon successful completion of the Assesment and the examination, an internationally recognized RBT licsense provided by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).
Brief description of the course
Educate Students on Basic Princpals and procedures used in Applied Behavior Analysis. The course will requires the student to put into practice and demonstrate the ability to conduct and perform the concepts learned in the course “Principals of Behavior”. The course will also require the students to be familar with and perform the tasks and procedures describe by the Registered Behavior Technician Task List.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- successfully demonstrate the tasks on the RBT Task list including measurement skills that show students are able to collect various types of data and create graphs to display that data;
- conduct various forms of Assessments including preference assessments and functional assessments;
- demonstrate skill acquisition interventions including various methods of teaching new skills and behavior`s;
- conduct Behavior Reduction techniques and how to use various methods to decrease problem behavior`s;
- document and Report practices that communicate information to appropriate interested parties;
- lastly Professionalism and Scope of Practice considerations that address how to conduct yourself within the BACB service model as a Registered Behavior Technician.
Kyle Jay Mokma, BCaBA (USA)