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.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
RBT certificate must be current. Department faculty will verify certifications.