Dec 07, 2023  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

HMSV 1130 - Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

3 credit hour(s)

Introduces effective applied behavior analysis principles and interventions in working with children with behavioral needs. Designed to meet the Task List requirements for the 40-Hour Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Training required by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) for RBT certification.

This course is based on the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Task list and is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for the RBT credential issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). The training course is offered independent of the BACB. The RBT Task List is available at

An RBT is a behavioral services paraprofessional who practices under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst or a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral. An RBT’s primary responsibilities include implementing plans written by a BCBA or BCBA-D, assisting with preference assessments and Functional Behavior Assessments, collecting and recording data, documenting session notes, and communicating with stakeholders and a supervising BCBA or BCBA-D.