ABA Careers

ABA Training

Comprehensive theoretical & practical course for Applied Behaviour Analysis
(ABA) Therapists

The first step to becoming a Registered Behaviour Technician and achieving accreditation as an ABA Therapist is to complete ABAlink’s online and practical training. Watch Fred’s story and see how he became certified and started working while completing the Honours year of his Psychology degree.

ABA THERAPIST ONLINE TRAINING

ABAlink’s online ABA Therapy training course meets the 40 hours of comprehensive content required for the RBT certification which you can complete anywhere and anytime. The online component features engaging video modules, with quizzes along the way and a final exam to test your knowledge. Successful completion requires a test score of 90% or above with all modules to be completed with 90 days. Certificates are awarded at the completion of the online course.

MODULES

Introduction to Autism

Discrete Trial Teaching

Prompting

Reinforcers

Incidental Teaching

Generalisation

Maintenance

Record Results

Problem Behaviours

Incidental Teaching for Expanding Language

Teaching Complex Tasks

The Registered Behaviour Technician Training & Credential

Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis

An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Relationship Building

Reinforcement

Shaping

Motivating Operations

Behaviour Chains & Chaining Procedures

Choosing Reinforcers: Preference Assessments

Stimulus Control & Prompt Fading

Data Collection

Graphs & What They Tell Us

Skill Acquisition Programs

Verbal Behaviour

Describing Behaviour

Function & Assessment of Problem Behaviour

Common Interventions for Problem Behaviour

Generalisation & Maintenance

Assessments & the Role of the RBT

Discrimination Training

Ethical & Professional Behaviour

ABA THERAPIST PRACTICAL TRAINING

When the online syllabus is complete, ABAlink will invite you to attend an all day practical training session at our centre in Ryde, where you will put the theory into practice under the supervision of one of our Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA)®. Held once a month, the practical training day gives you the opportunity to meet and collaborate with like-minded individuals. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of the practical day.

ONGOING TRAINING

Once you are employed as a therapist, ABAlink programs incorporate on the job supervision and ongoing therapist training. This usually takes place while working with the child and is provided by a Senior Behaviour Therapist and Program Supervisor.

COST

$700 (plus GST) for 40 hours of online training and 8 hours of practical training.