Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Training Program Overview
What is a Registered Behavior Technician?
  • Practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA
  • Primary responsibilities include direct implementation of skill acquisition and behavior reduction plans designed by the supervisor, collecting data, and conducting certain types of assessments
  • Responsible for implementing, not designing, behavior plans

Why is the RBT credential important?
  • School districts are challenged to employ enough BCBAs to serve students in a meaningful way
  • Teachers and paras do not generally receive comprehensive training in the area of behavior

How do I become a Certified Registered Behavior Technician? What are the eligibility requirements for the RBT credential?
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of a high school diploma (or national equivalent)
  • Successful completion of a criminal background registry check
  • Completion of a 40-hour training program
    Conducted by a BCBA
  • Based on the RBT Task List
    • Passing the RBT Competency Assessment from approved testing center
  • BACB Fees
    • $50.00 application
    • $45.00 testing fee

How does having Registered Behavior Technicians benefit schools?
  • Builds capacity within a school district
  • Increases competency of staff members and practitioners
  • Increases consistent delivery of ABA in the classroom
  • Increases quality of instruction and treatment to students
  • Reduces costs of outside district supports

Click here to learn how TeachTown’s Registered Behavior Technician Training program meets the credential requirements with real classroom application.