Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT) Training Package

  • At your pace, At your fingertips
  • Engaging Videos and Examples
  • Easy and Cost-Effective
  • Learn to deliver effective treatment!

If you or your staff members need to become Board Certified Autism Technicians (BCATs), then our training will prepare you or your team for the exam with this cutting-edge training package. This online training lets participants learn on a flexible time frame, while allowing BCBA trainers to spend more time with clients in the field and less time in the office. 

Price

$249

Designed for

Paraprofessionals

Includes

39 Videos
47 Handouts
39 Practice Quizes
41 Printable Certificates

Contents

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1

Introduction - BCAT

An introduction to the Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), including the role, eligibility requirements, task list, and ongoing requirements.

2

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Utilizing engaging video, view a thorough description of all the diagnostic characteristics of autism, shown students demonstrating the symptoms.

3

Applied Behavior Analysis

Gain an understanding of how all people learn each day through interactions with their surrounding environment.

4

Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT)

5

The Discrete Trial

Understand the basics and guidelines regarding how to teach students new skills using the first two components of the discrete trial.

6

Other Reinforcement Concepts

Learn useful information on how often to reward your student, as well as options to present rewards using the Premack Principle and token systems.

7

Motivation

Gain an understanding of how students are motivated, as well as guidelines on how instructors can increase motivation.

8

Preference Assessments

View ideas on how to determine what your student likes before beginning a learning situation. Also understand how to transition in between learning trials.

9

Prompting, Fading & Differential Reinforcement

View numerous examples on how to help students learn to respond correctly, as well as the key to helping students become independent.

10

Discrimination Teaching & Probing

Learn helpful guidelines on how to teach students to identify the difference between new concepts. Also, learn the skills to identify what students still need to learn

11

Shaping, Chaining & Task Analysis

Gain an understanding on how to break complex skills into teachable parts and how to link those parts back together to teach the entire skill.

12

Generalization

View ideas on how to encourage students to use their new skills in a natural setting and over time once formal instruction is done.

13

Data Collection for Adaptive Skills

Detailed instructions on how to take and graph data in order to track student's day-to-day progress.

14

Measurement

Learn measurement dimensions, procedures for measuring behavior, and indicators of trustworthy measurement.

15

Recording and Graphing DTT Data

Learn the skills to take and graph data in order to track student's day-to-day progress.

16

Flow of Session

Learn how to manage the flow of treatment session and review transition strategies which reduce stress for clients with autism.

17

Naturalistic Teaching Strategies (NATS)

Learn various methods and examples of how to teach students new skills, including verbal behavior, in their natural setting.

18

Pivotal Response Training (PRT)

Learn the definition, components, and examples of Pivotal Response Training (PRT) and observe a discussion of the 4 pivotal behaviors.

19

Verbal Operants

Gain an overview of how language functions as behavior, as well as descriptions of the different types of verbal behavior students can learn.

20

Teaching Appropriate Skills - Curriculum, Interventions, & Modifications

Watch examples of ABA interventions to teach clients new skills in language, play, motor, adaptive, social, cognition, executive functioning, and academic.

21

Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)

Learn essential information on why problem behaviors occur, which is helpful in choosing interventions to reduce those problem behaviors.

22

Proactive Interventions for Behavior Reduction

23

Extinction

Explore a variety of examples on how to reduce problems behaviors by not allowing students to be rewarded for problem behaviors.

24

Differential Reinforcement Interventions for Reducing Problem Behaviors

Explore additional examples on how to reduce problem behaviors by teaching students appropriate behaviors while not rewarding their problem behaviors.

25

Antecedent Interventions for Reducing Problem Behaviors

Learn techniques for preventing problem behaviors from occurring in the first place.

26

Reactive Interventions for Behavior Reduction

Description of overcorrection, response blocking, time out, and response cost, as well as the potential side-effects of punishment.

27

Emergency Interventions

Considerations regarding emergency interventions, including the phases of behavior escalation, prohibited interventions, and documentation.

28

Data Collection for Problem Behaviors

Explore options on how to collect and graph data to show that problem behaviors are reducing.

29

Parent / Caregiver Support & Training

Instructions on how to use the client service model, build rapport with caregivers, and use behavioral skills training, or BST, to train caregivers.

30

Assisting with Assessments

This unit explains how behavior technicians can assist the supervisor with assessments.

31

Ethical Considerations - BCAT

32

Professionalism

33

HIPAA Training

34

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Training

35

Harassment Prevention Training

36

Child and Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect Training

Explore definitions and signs of abuse and neglect for both children and dependent adults, as well as mandated reporter requirements.

37

Domestic Violence Training

38

Safety & Health Policies Training

39

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Describes the potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens in workplace settings and protective methods.

40

TB - Infection Control

41

Hazardous Materials and California Proposition 65 Training

42

Conclusion - BCAT