Course detail: GNED1020 - Applied Behavior Analysis for Practitioners
Designed and conducted by a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst from University of Kansas Department of Applied Behavioral Science, KU's Applied Behavior Analysis for Practitioners online prep course provides future RBTs with the 40 hours of guided training required to take the RBT Competency Assessment and exam.

The KU RBT prep course makes it easy for you to register, meet the training requirements and prepare for the RBT exam. You can do it all with the convenience of a 100% online, self-paced curriculum. No applications to fill out or long wait times for your course materials. Start today and take your place in this fast-growing, in-demand field.

Is your organization looking to train new or existing staff to gain the RBT credential?
With the KU RBT training course, organizations delivering behavioral healthcare can quickly, conveniently and affordably prepare current and new staff for RBT certification. Group rates are available for organizations interested in registering 5 or more of their staff in the course. Contact us at to find out more about our group rate options and get access to these reduced rates for your staff.

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A Note About Course Dates: The dates listed below refer to the open enrollment period for this course and not the course start and end dates. We offer multiple enrollment periods per year for this online course, so the dates for the session actively taking registrations change regularly.

To get started, click on the link below for the enrollment period currently open and register your spot today!

 Session Detail:  PE18325O
Schedule: The dates for this session refer to the enrollment period for the course and NOT the course dates. You have 60 days to begin the course from the date you register and 6 months to complete the course once you begin, as required by BACB for the RBT credential process.
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Price: Registration Fee for Online Course : $149.00

Session Resources
RBT Registration Form - Use Only if Unable to Register Online (Download PDF)

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: A full refund of registration fees, less a $30 administrative fee, will be approved if requested in writing at within 60 days of payment. No refunds will be granted after the student has completed the first quiz.

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Shea Lemley
Shea Lemley
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Biography: Shea Lemley is a fifth-year PhD student in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. She has been a BCBA for six years and has provided services for children and adults with autism and intellectual/developmental disabilities in home and school settings. Shea has taught a few different courses at KU, but she is especially excited about introducing students to principles and procedures of behavior analysis through KU's RBT prep course! When she's not teaching, Shea conducts research in behavioral economics and the experimental analysis of behavior. In her very limited free time, Shea enjoys spending time with her pets and trying to bake the perfect loaf of sourdough bread. Shea Lemley
Thomas Zane
Thomas Zane
Director of Online Applied Behavior Analysis Programs
Biography: Dr. Thomas Zane is the Director of Online Applied Behavior Analysis Programs at the University of Kansas. He was formerly a Professor of Education and Director of the Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis Programs at the Institute for Behavioral Studies, Van Loan Graduate School, and Endicott College. Dr. Zane earned his Bachelor's and Master's degree in psychology at Western Michigan University and his doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis at West Virginia University. He has served as a Post-Doctorate Research Associate at the University of Massachusetts, Professor at Mount Holyoke College, and Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychiatry. He is a licensed psychologist in New York and Massachusetts. Dr. Zane serves on the Executive Board of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the international organization that represents the field of behavior analysis. He is also a member of the Scientific Council of the Organization of Autism Research, a group that raises money to fund innovative research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. For the past three years, Dr. Zane has been the President of the Ethics Special Interest Group of the International Association for Behavior Analysis. His interest in ethics extends to participating in the Behavior Analyst Certification Board revamping of its Professional Ethics code. Dr. Zane has published in various journals and books, presented at regional, national, and international conferences. His research interests include teacher training, staff development, evidenced-based practice in autism, and the philosophy of science and behaviorism. Thomas Zane

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