Offered in partnership with CCNB

Autism Intervention Training Program Certificate - CCNB/UNB Partnership

Our programs use only evidence-based practices, such as Applied Behaviour Analysis, an established treatment that meets the National Autism Centre standards .

Over the course of 13 weeks, you will learn how to apply more effective interventions and enhance your ability to modify the behaviour of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other behavioural challenges. You will become empowered to make informed decisions and nurture respectful collaborative relationships for the benefit of those with Autism. The program format consists of Core Theory lectures offered online and a hands-on Core Practicum providing 12 days of hands-on training, working closely with autism experts.

Develop skills to deliver services that maximize the potential of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and others with significant disabilities.

BACBRBT Certification: Participants will complete the BACB’s Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Task List, which includes the core tasks that are likely to be performed by behaviour technicians. Upon completion participants will be eligible to apply to write the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) examination.

Core Theory Topics:

Section 1: Understanding Autism

  • Etiology and Diagnostic Features of Children with ASD
  • Typical and Atypical Development: Understanding Autism
  • Introduction to ABA and Basics of Behaviour Theory
  • Medical Awareness
  • Sexuality

Section 2: ABA Support Skills

  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Reinforcement
  • Shaping & Differential Reinforcement
  • Prompts, Fading & Attending
  • Evaluation of Child Progress
  • Generalization and Maintenance
  • Task Analysis & Chaining
  • Visual Supports

Section 3: Application of ABA Support Skills

  • Discrete Trial Instruction
  • Incidental Teaching
  • Communication
  • Verbal Behaviour Intervention
  • Self Help Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Functional Behaviour Assessment & Functional Analysis
  • Behaviour Management

Core Practicum

You will work closely with other autism service providers & our instructors to reinforce theoretical topics through practice designed for you;

Support Skills
  • Reinforcement
  • Prompt and prompt fading
  • Error correction
Data Collection and Analysis
  • Functional Behaviour Assessment(FBA)
  • Reducing problematic behaviours
  • Behaviour support plan

Participant commitment:

Program runs over the course of one academic year, in a flexible format, blending online and face-to-face learning, so you can balance family and work commitments with your learning.

The program includes:

Theoretical Portion

  • 40 hours of online lectures
  • Pre-recorded lectures allow you to work at your own pace
  • Instructor available online at scheduled times to answer questions
  • Interactive review sessions before quizzes or finals

Practicum Portion

  • Flexible formats & locations
  • Working closely with autism professionals and instructors
  • Putting into practice the theories and skills learned online

The program is geared toward:

  • Community Living & Human Services Counselors, Social Workers
  • Daycare and Group Home Workers
  • Teachers, Educational Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Caregivers and Family Members
  • Healthcare Providers

Become a greater asset to people with disabilities, position yourself for career advancement opportunities, and achieve personal satisfaction.

For more information or registration

506 789-6542      Toll-free 1-888-648-4111, ext. 3      Helene.cyr@ccnb.ca
website: continuum.ccnb.ca

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