Functional Behavior Assessment

This training focuses on assessment and replacement of challenging behaviors using a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA), as well as the development of a treatment or behavior support plan that can be used across settings.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has released an updated virtual version of the required FBA training. The new FBA virtual course is interactive and self-paced, and is posted below.

  • The virtual training replaces the existing 13-hour face-to-face training curriculum facilitated by BAS-approved FBA Trainers.
  • The virtual Train the Trainer Course is now closed, and no new trainers will be authorized.
  • Current approved trainers may continue to facilitate the in-person training through July 31, 2020, and the online FBA Post-test will only be available until September 30, 2020.
  • Any person who has taken the face-to-face FBA Training facilitated by a BAS-approved FBA trainer will have until September 30, 2020 to take the online FBA Post-test. The post-test will be closed and no longer available after September 30, 2020.
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This web-based training will build capacity, ensure content comprehension and retention of training material, and ensure a level of competency of clinicians who are conducting FBAs with a focus on assessment and replacement of challenging behaviors using a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) as well as the development of a treatment or behavior support plan that can be used across settings.

This post-test is available for professionals who have already completed the live, face-to-face,13-hour Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) training, through an approved trainer using the FBA Facilitated DVD Training curriculum. Passing this post-test is a requirement in order to receive a certificate verifying that the FBA training has been completed.