4th Edition Task List

BACB® Verified Course Sequence for 4th Edition Task List

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® (BACB® ) sets the requirements for certification, and these requirements differ based on the level of certification sought. There are three basic requirements that must be met.

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FOUNDATIONS, CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS - BEHP5011 Covers concepts, principles and processes derived from the experimental analysis of behavior and how they relate to applied behavior analysis.


September 30, 2019 to December 15, 2019, Canvas
BASIC ELEMENTS OF APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS - BEHP5012 This graduate-level 45-hour course covers philosophical foundations of behavior analysis, definitions and characteristics of applied behavior analysis (ABA), behavioral assessment, measurement of behavior, data display and interpretation and experimental design. The course also introduces the experimental evaluation of interventions.


September 30, 2019 to December 15, 2019, Canvas
DEVELOPING, STRENGTHENING AND MAINTAINING BEHAVIOR - BEHP5013 Covers procedures for developing, strengthening and maintaining behavior. Also covers assessment, behavior change systems and supervision.


September 30, 2019 to December 15, 2019, Canvas
INTRODUCTION TO ETHICAL & PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS - BEHP5014B Introduces ethical and professional considerations relevant to the professional practice of applied behavior analysis, and ethical and disciplinary standards. Introduces the new professional and ethical compliance code for behavior analysts. Emphasizes ethical and professional conduct and legal issues relevant to both BCaBA and BCBA levels.


September 30, 2019 to October 30, 2019, Canvas
DECREASING, ELIMINATING AND REPLACING PROBLEM BEHAVIOR - BEHP5015 Covers functional assessment (descriptive assessment and functional analysis) and function-based intervention procedures for addressing problem behavior. Emphasizes building alternative behavioral repertoires. Discusses behavior change considerations of unwanted side effects of various intervention strategies. This 2-credit course is to be taken together with BEHP5014B for a total of 3 credits in a single term. These two courses are taken sequentially within the term.


November 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019, Canvas
ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS - BEHP5016B Expands on ethical and professional issues introduced in BEHP5014B. Emphasizes ethical, professional and conduct issues relevant to BCBA practitioners and supervisors. Covers topics from the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts.


November 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019, Canvas
ESSENTIALS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT - BEHP5017A Introduces the field of organizational behavior management (OBM). Examines the field and presents basic techniques. Includes topics related to OBM procedures such as leadership, lasting change and ethics. Discusses applied examples to enhance student understanding. Also includes a guest lecturer (Dr. Aubrey Daniels).


September 30, 2019 to October 30, 2019, Canvas
ADVANCED TOPICS IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS - BEHP5018 Covers advanced topics in several content areas of behavior analysis needed by independent behavior analysis practitioners.


September 30, 2019 to December 15, 2019, Canvas

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July 8, 2019 to September 22, 2019, Canvas