Each child’s team consists of several highly trained individuals working in various roles with the unifying purpose of creating successful environments from which your child can grow.
The ABA Therapist provides 1:1 therapy in home, school, and/or community-based environments under the supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS). It is their job to implement an individualized treatment plan as developed by the case BCBA/LBS. The ABA Therapist collects data to monitor the progress and effectiveness of the treatment plan in collaboration with the BCBA/LBS.
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)/Lead Therapist
The RBT Therapist provides 1:1 therapy in home, school, and/or community-based environments under the supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS). An RBT Therapist is different from an ABA Therapist in that they have received additional training in ABA, have successfully completed a live competency observation, and passed a comprehensive exam put forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board®. RBT is a credential conferred by the BACB®.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)/Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS)
The BCBA/LBS is the supervisor of your child’s case. They provide the initial and ongoing assessments of skills that inform programming on a continuous basis. They are responsible for the creation of your child’s skill acquisition program. They complete reports and generate visual data analysis depicting your child’s progress. The BCBA/LBS may provide Guardian trainings to aide in the child’s generalization of newly acquired skills.