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Dr. Van Camp teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in applied behavior analysis, as well as undergraduate courses in research methods, and science and pseudoscience.

PSY 316:  Introduction to ABA for Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs)

Introduction of the methods and practice of applied behavior analysis as performed by registered behavior technicians (RBTs), typically with individuals diagnosed with learning and/or intellectual disabilities receiving services from certified behavior analysts.  Topics include measurement, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, documentation and reporting, professional conduct and ethics, and score of practice.  This training program is based on the RBT Task List (2nd ed.) and is designed to meet the40-hour training requirement for RBT certification. The program is offered independent of the BACB.

NOTE: Completing this course would fulfill only part of the RBT requirements (i.e., only the 40-hour course).  The other eligibility, education, assessment, exam, and supervision requirements are not offered or provided by UNCW.  See the BACB website for more information about the RBT credential.

PSY 317. Applied Behavioral Analysis

Prerequisite: PSY 217. Extension of the principles of learning and behavior analysis to socially significant human issues, including the assessment and treatment of behavior problems, skill acquisition, verbal behavior, and ethical considerations. Areas of application include education, developmental and intellectual disabilities, geriatrics, and caregiver training.


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