HHS-110: Behavior Technician Introduction (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Behavior Technician Intro
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

This course introduces the student to the Child Life Specialist pathway. Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paraprofessional who directly gives behavioral intervention in a one-on-one or small group setting from a detailed plan. RBTs are credentialed paraprofessionals who practice under the close supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and alongside a Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst (BCaBA) with goals including: improving education, health outcomes, behavior challenges, social behavior, etc. of clients requiring behavioral intervention. Prepares students for taking the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification. Possible professional opportunities for RBT's upon successful completion of the course and supervised hours in a human services agency are varied.
NOTE: Students must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or national equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

ENG-131and PSY-131 with a C grade or higher. Instructor permission.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Registered Behavior Technician Certification
Licensure/Certification Details

RBT certificate must be current. Department faculty will verify certifications.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.