Continuing Education & RBT Training

CE Credits

Online CE learning modules are now offered by the ABA program at USF and sponsored by Dr. Ray Miltenberger, approved continuing education (ACE) provider of Type 2 continuing education hours for BCBA and BCaBA certificants. Courses are designed to refresh and sharpen the behavior analytic repertoire of the practicing BCaBA or BCBA or anyone who works with individuals with problematic behaviors. 1 to 2 continuing education (CE) credits are earned, contingent on passing a 10 question, multiple choice quiz at the end of the modules. 

While there are no educational requirements or prerequisites for taking these courses, the coursework is designed to meet a range of educational and professional needs. New courses will be added so please check back for additional course listings.

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Caregiver Training Teaching
Ethics and College Teaching CE Articles Necessity of Data Learning Modules

Caregiver Training

Using ABA Principles to Become an Effective Caregiver Trainer: Part One (CGT001)

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This interactive module is designed to provide a brief history regarding the curriculum adapted for this module. Furthermore, this module is designed to teach one to identify components of an effective caregiver trainer and how to apply those components to enhance one's training repertoire.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Using ABA Principles to Become an Effective Caregiver Trainer: Part Two (CGT002)

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This interactive module is designed to teach one how to identify and describe how to use reinforcement, differential reinforcement to increase desirable and decrease undesirable behavior, verbal response interruption, prompting, and reinforcement to stop undesirable behavior, and how to provide positively phrased feedback in order to optimize the effectiveness of the caregiver training. This module should be taken only after completing the module, "Using ABA Principles to Become an Effective Caregiver Trainer - Part One."

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Components of Effective Caregiver Training (CGT003)

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This interactive module is designed to teach one to identify and implement components of effective caregiver training. A handout called, "Tools for Positive Behavior Change- Adapted Resources for Trainers," is included to use as a reference, guide, model for conducting caregiver training in the future. This handout includes expectation forms for services, trainer checklists in order to adequately prepare for training, specifically over the Tools curriculum, pre and post assessment materials, the Tools checklist, and a class evaluation form. This module should be taken only after completing the modules, "Using ABA Principles to Become an Effective Caregiver Trainer – Part One & Two."

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Understand Behavior (CGT004)

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This is an interactive module designed to teach the student how to teach caregivers how to understand the basics of behavior through a tool called, "ABCs." This module should be taken only after completing the module, "Components of Effective Caregiver Training.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Develop Effective Communication and Creating a Positive Home Environment- Part One (CGT005)

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This is Part One of an interactive module designed to the student how to teach caregivers to identify barriers to a positive home environment and how to develop effective communication. This module should be taken only after completing the module, "Teaching Caregivers How to Understand Behavior.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Develop Effective Communication and Creating a Positive Home Environment- Part Two (CGT006)

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This is Part Two of an interactive module designed to the student how to teach caregivers to identify barriers to a positive home environment and how to develop effective communication. In this module, the student will continue from Part One and learn how to teach caregivers how to develop effective communication through a tool called, "Stay Close." This module should be taken only after completing the module, "Teaching Caregivers How to Develop Effective Communication and Creating a Positive Home Environment – Part One."

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Increase Desirable Behavior (CGT007)

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This interactive module is designed to teach caregivers how to implement reinforcement through a tool called, "Use Reinforcement." This module should be taken only after completing the previous modules in the Caregiver Training series.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Motivate, Model, and Teach (CGT008)

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This is an interactive module in which the student will learn how to teach caregivers how to model, motivate, and teach desirable behavior through a tool called, "Set Expectations." This module should only be taken after completing the module, "Teaching Caregivers How to Increase Desirable Behavior."

1.5 CEU Credit
Price: $18.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Deal with Difficult Behavior- Part One (CGT009)

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This is Part One of an interactive module in which the student will learn how to teach caregivers how to effectively respond to difficult behavior that is NOT harmful to the child, others, property and is NOT illegal through a tool called, "Pivot." This module should only be taken after completing the module, "Teaching Caregivers How to Model, Motivate, and Teach."

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Teaching Caregivers How to Deal with Difficult Behavior- Part Two (CGT010)

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This is Part Two of an interactive module in which the student will learn how to teach caregivers how to effectively respond to difficult behavior that is harmful to the child, others, property and may be illegal through a tool called, "Redirect." This module should only be taken after completing the module, "Teaching Caregivers How to Deal with Difficult Behavior - Part One."

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

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Teaching

Using ABA Strategies in the College Classroom (TCH001)

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This interactive module is designed to teach the learner to identify potential barriers to effective teaching, identify the responsibilities involved in the role as a teacher of future behaviorists, identify effective ABA strategies that can be incorporated into teaching, and, lastly, to identify how to contribute to future research in this area.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

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Ethics and College Teaching

Ethics and College Teaching: Part 1 (ECT001)

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This interactive module is designed to familiarize one with the portions of the BACB's Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts that one will most likely encounter within a role as a college instructor. In this module, real-life examples for each item of the code that is discussed will be provided as well as an opportunity to identify each ethical dilemma and resolutions to those dilemmas.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Ethics and College Teaching: Part 2 (ECT002)

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This interactive module begins where module one left off and continues to familiarize one with the portions of the BACB's Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts that one will most likely encounter within a role as a college instructor. As in part one, in this module, real-life examples for each item of the code that is discussed will be provided as well as an opportunity to identify ethical dilemmas and resolutions for those dilemmas.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Ethics and College Teaching: Part 3 (ECT003)

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This interactive module begins where module two left off and continues to familiarize one with the portions of the BACB's Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts that one will most likely encounter within a role as a college instructor. As in part one and two, in this module, real-life examples for each item of the code that is discussed will be provided as well as an opportunity to identify ethical dilemmas and resolutions for those dilemmas.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

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CE Articles

Using staff training to decrease the use of restrictive procedures at two facilities for foster care children (CECWST01)

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This course is an article on Child Welfare Staff Training incorporating behavioral procedures into staff training to increase positive interactions and decrease restrictive procedures within the Child Welfare System. Crosland, K.A., Cigales, M., Dunlap, G., Neff, B., Clark, H.B., Giddings, T., & Blanco, A. (2008). Using staff training to decrease the use of restrictive procedures at two facilities for foster care children. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 401-409. In order to get CEU credit, you must read the article, and complete both a quiz and evaluation.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

The effects of staff training on the types of interactions observed at two group homes for foster care children (CECWST02)

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This course is an article on Child Welfare Staff Training incorporating behavioral procedures into staff training to improve staff interaction with children in group foster care homes. Crosland, K.A., Dunlap, G., Sager, W., Wilcox, C., Blanco, A., & Giddings, T. (2008).The effects of staff training on the types of interactions observed at two group homes for foster care children. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 410-420. In order to get CEU credit, you must read the article, and complete both a quiz and evaluation.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Applying behavior analysis with clinical problems (CEHR01)

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This course is a review and analysis of habit reversal procedures and variations used in the treatment of tics, habit disorders, and stuttering. Miltenberger, R., Fuqua, R.W., & Woods, D.W. (1998). Applying behavior analysis with clinical problems: Review and analysis of habit reversal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 31, 447-469. In order to get CEU credit, you must read the article, and complete both a quiz and evaluation.

1.5 CEU Credit
Price: $18.00

Establishing a deictic relational repertoire in young children (CERL01)

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This course is an article on Relational Learning as an operant process where the behavior of relating myriad stimuli and events is not only shapable, but so too, leads to an overarching class where the relating of these things may occur without direct experience. Weil, T.M., Hayes, S.C., & Capurro, P. (2011). Establishing a deictic relational repertoire in young children. Psychological Record, 61, 371-390 In order to get CEU credit, you must read the article, and complete both a quiz and evaluation.

1.5 CEU Credit
Price: $18.00

Assessing relational learning deficits in perspective-taking in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (CERL02)

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This course is an article review of two experiments: (1) whether children with autism spectrum disorder demonstrated relational learning deficits in a perspective-taking task as compared to their age-matched typically developing peers, and (2) whether accuracy in perspective-taking correlated with scores on standardized instruments commonly used in the assessment of autism spectrum disorder. Rehfeldt, R. A., Dillen, J. E., Ziomek, M. M., & Kowalchuk, R. K. (2007). Assessing relational learning deficits in perspective-taking in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. The Psychological Record, 57, 23-47. In order to get CEU credit, you must read the article, and complete both a quiz and evaluation.

1.5 CEU Credits
Price: $18.00

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Necessity of Data Learning Modules

Writing Great Operational Definitions (ABAND01)

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The online training modules utilize behavioral skills training to allow for practice of the skills taught during the module with feedback. The series will cover topics on the Necessity of Data. This course will cover Writing Great Operational Definitions.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Selecting an Appropriate Measurement System (ABAND02)

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The online training modules utilize behavioral skills training to allow for practice of the skills taught during the module with feedback. The series will cover topics on the Necessity of Data. This course will cover Selecting an Appropriate Measurement System.

2 CEU Credits
Price: $24.00

Displaying Data in a Meaningful Way (ABAND03)

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The online training modules utilize behavioral skills training to allow for practice of the skills taught during the module with feedback. The series will cover topics on the Necessity of Data. This course will cover Displaying Data in a Meaningful Way.

1 CEU Credit
Price: $12.00

Identifying Functional Relationship & Making Data Based Decisions (ABAND04)

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The online training modules utilize behavioral skills training to allow for practice of the skills taught during the module with feedback. The series will cover topics on the Necessity of Data. This course will cover Identifying Functional Relationship & Making Data Based Decisions.

1.5 CEU Credits
Price: $18.00

Graphing Single Subject Designs (ABAND05)

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The online training modules utilize behavioral skills training to allow for practice of the skills taught during the module with feedback. The series will cover topics on the Necessity of Data. This course will cover Graphing Single Subject Designs.

2.5 CEU Credits
Price: $30.00

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