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Behavioral Skills Training for Supervisors

0 hours, 51 minutes
1.0 BACB

“Behavioral Skills Training (BST) has proven effective for both children and adults with or without developmental disabilities and is highly effective for training supervisees new skills.”

Kristin Myers-Kemp, PhD, BCBA-D


Effective training is essential when taking on a supervisee. Training on client interactions, data collection, running preference, and prompting procedures are some examples of the necessary skills to teach your supervisees. Dr. Myers-Kemp explains one of the most effective training models: behavioral skills training (BST). Dr. Myers-Kemp provides learners with the steps to BST, the important components for each step, how to teach a group with BST, and examples of skills taught with BST.

Learning Objectives

What you’ll learn in the course and be able to do afterward

  1. State effective supervision and training as a critical step in behavior change.
  2. List the 5 steps of Behavioral Skills Training (BST).
  3. Describe the components for the instruction step.
  4. List characteristics of effective feedback.
  5. List the BACB supervision guidelines for performance feedback.
  6. Compare individual and group BST.
  7. Describe the BST steps when completing group BST.
  8. Define pyramidal BST.
  9. List some examples of skills taught with BST.


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