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CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) COURSES

IBT’s high-quality CE programs provide ABA practitioners with the opportunity for professional development and refinement. We offer a range of formats—both in-person and online—so practitioners can complete their CE credits at their own convenience, and at their own pace.

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The Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) is an approved continuing education (ACE) provider of Type 2 continuing education hours for BCBA and BCaBA certificate holders.

Live Webinars


Title: Components of Effective, Evidence-Based Supervisory Practices


Date: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 12:00pm – 2:30pm EST (9:00am – 11:30am PST)


Duration: 2.5 Hours


Credits:3- Type 2 BACB Continuing Education Credit Hours


Cost: $65.00


Description: This training will review the knowledge and skills needed for the effective supervision of individuals who are pursuing BACB certification. Based on the BACB’s current standards for supervision, professionals who supervise Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT), or individuals pursuing BCBA or BCaBA credentialing, must complete 3 hours of continuing education regarding the provision of effective supervision during every re-certification cycle. Through this training, participants will have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate understanding of: the purpose of supervision, important features of supervision, the format and relevance of behavioral skills training, the proper way to deliver performance feedback, and approaches for evaluating the effects of supervision. This training program is based on the BACB Supervisor Training Curriculum Outline but is offered independent of the BACB.


Presenter: Jennifer Yakos, MA, BCBA


Bio: Jennifer Yakos, MA, BCBA is a senior clinical supervisor/trainer for the Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT). Ms. Yakos has worked in the field of ABA since 1995, when she started as a 1:1 therapist working directly with individuals on the autism spectrum. She earned her MA in psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis from the University of Nevada, Reno, and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2004. Her work has involved designing and overseeing ABA intervention programs as a senior clinical supervisor stateside and abroad, and training and overseeing clinical and supervisory staff. She has been involved in curriculum and training development for several years, including the development of SKILLS, eLearning trainings for RBTs, parents, and professionals, as well as developing and presenting continuing education coursework for BCBA certification. Some of her areas of expertise include teaching functional communication skills to non-vocal learners, as well as teaching advanced social and cognitive concepts in order to facilitate social success.


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Title: Teaching Rule Governed Behavior to Individuals with ASD


Date: Thursday, September 28th, 2017 12:00pm – 2:30pm EST (9:00am – 11:30am PST)


Duration: 2.5 Hours


Credits: 3- Type 2 BACB Ethics Continuing Education Credit Hours


Cost: $65.00


Description: Social skills instruction is a primary focus of many ABA intervention programs designed for individuals with ASD. While basic social skills targets may be effectively taught using traditional contingency shaped learning strategies, intermediate and advanced skills generally require the individual to learn and apply numerous rules to dynamic social situations that are constantly changing. This workshop will discuss and review evidence-based procedures to teach rule governed behavior to individuals with ASD, specifically regarding rules which relate to social norms, contexts and boundaries, as well as interpersonal behaviors involving perspective taking, conversation skills, and self-regulation. This workshop will include several case studies demonstrating rule governed behavior instruction, as well as practice opportunities to develop instructional strategies for teaching and applying rules.


Presenter: Jennifer Yakos, MA, BCBA


Bio: Jennifer Yakos, MA, BCBA is a senior clinical supervisor/trainer for the Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT). Ms. Yakos has worked in the field of ABA since 1995, when she started as a 1:1 therapist working directly with individuals on the autism spectrum. She earned her MA in psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis from the University of Nevada, Reno, and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2004. Her work has involved designing and overseeing ABA intervention programs as a senior clinical supervisor stateside and abroad, and training and overseeing clinical and supervisory staff. She has been involved in curriculum and training development for several years, including the development of SKILLS, eLearning trainings for RBTs, parents, and professionals, as well as developing and presenting continuing education coursework for BCBA certification. Some of her areas of expertise include teaching functional communication skills to non-vocal learners, as well as teaching advanced social and cognitive concepts in order to facilitate social success.


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Title: Ethics for Professionals in Behavioral and Allied Sciences


Date: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 12:00pm – 3:30pm EST (9:00am – 12:30pm PST)


Duration: 3.5 Hours


Credits: 4- Type 2 BACB Ethics Continuing Education Credit Hours


Cost: $75.00


Description: The purpose of this continuing education training is to broaden the awareness and understanding of the ethics for providers of ABA services to clients, including those with ASD and their families. As such, participants will learn in detail the responsibilities that they have to clients, the community, colleagues, and research activities. Case examples for providers will be provided to ensure that participants understand the full array of responsibilities. Providers will learn the responsibilities they have within a direct service role as well as the responsibility they have to relay information to clients, stakeholders, staff, supervisees, and other professionals. Additionally, participants will learn ethical responsibilities regarding a variety of topics, including conducting assessments, designing and implementing interventions, client supervision, maintaining professional boundaries, confidentiality, and maintaining professional competence.

*This ethics course meets the new 4 CE ethics requirement that went into effect 1/1/2015.


Presenter: Jennifer Yakos, MA, BCBA


Bio: Jennifer Yakos, MA, BCBA is a senior clinical supervisor/trainer for the Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT). Ms. Yakos has worked in the field of ABA since 1995, when she started as a 1:1 therapist working directly with individuals on the autism spectrum. She earned her MA in psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis from the University of Nevada, Reno, and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2004. Her work has involved designing and overseeing ABA intervention programs as a senior clinical supervisor stateside and abroad, and training and overseeing clinical and supervisory staff. She has been involved in curriculum and training development for several years, including the development of SKILLS, eLearning trainings for RBTs, parents, and professionals, as well as developing and presenting continuing education coursework for BCBA certification. Some of her areas of expertise include teaching functional communication skills to non-vocal learners, as well as teaching advanced social and cognitive concepts in order to facilitate social success.


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