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Become a Therapist

Take your first step in becoming

an ABA therapist

In high demand, not just in Sydney, but across Australia, and the world, ABA therapists enjoy a deeply rewarding career where no two days are ever the same.

 

Achieve junior therapist accreditation

The first step in becoming an ABA Therapist and achieving accreditation as an ABA Therapist Stage 1 is to complete our Online Introductory Training and Workshop. This includes 6 hours of hands-on practical training in small groups at our clinic.

ABA eLearning Introductory Training

ABAlink’s student therapist competency modules combine ABA theory as well as role play exercises. Students undergo both written and practical assessment to attain the specific standards required to commence working as part of an ABA Therapy Team.

Course Information

Junior Level 1

There’s a total of 22 hours of online training in Junior Level 1, and you’re given one month to complete the module.

  • Consequence Interventions – 2 hours
  • Discrete Trial Instruction – Part 1: 2 hours
  • Discrete Trial Instruction – Part 2: 2 hours
  • Functions of Behaviour – 3 hours
  • Graphing and Progress Evaluation – 2.5 hours
  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders – 1 hour
  • Introduction to Verbal Behaviours – 1.5 hours
  • Instructional Control – 2 hours
  • Principles of Behaviour: – Part 1: 2 hours
  • Principles of Behaviour: – Part 2: 2 hours
  • Teaching New Behaviour – 2 hours

6 hours’ practical training

At the completion of Junior Level 1, you participate in 6 hours of hands-on practical training in small groups at our clinic before more intensive on job training.

You can then choose to embark on Junior Level 2.

Junior Level 2

Junior Level 2 includes 10 hours of online training:

  • Antecedent Interventions – 2 hours
  • Ethics and Clients’ Rights – 1 hour
  • Motor Imitation / Mimetic Behaviour – 1 hour
  • Receptive Language / Listener Responding – 1 hour
  • Teaching Requests / Mand Training – 2 hours
  • Teaching Verbal Imitation / Echoics – 1 hour
  • Visual Strategies to Support Learning – 2 hours

Certificates are given at the completion of each module and ABAlink Certificates are given at the end of the practical training.

Ongoing training

Once you are employed as an ABA therapist, ABAlink programs incorporate on the job supervision and therapist training. This usually takes place while working with the child and is provided by either the Senior Behavioural Therapist and/or the Program Supervisor.

Payment Options

$500.00 registration fee (incl gst) – Junior Level 1 $100.00 registration fee (incl gst) – Junior Level 2 Or $550.00 registration fee (incl gst) – Junior Level 1 and 2

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