Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Course Materials

  • 2

    Week 1: Developing a Clinical Model

    • Developing a Clinical Model Video

    • ABA Clinical Model Activity Worksheet Submission

  • 3

    Week 2: Curriculum Design and Instruction

    • Course Materials

    • Week 2-Curriculum Design and Instruction Lecture Video

    • Curriculum Design and Instruction Self-Assessment Activity

  • 4

    Week 3: ABA Policies and Procedures

    • Course Materials

    • Week 3-ABA Policies and Procedures Lecture Video

    • ABC Policy Analysis Activity

    • Policies and Procedures Self-Assessment Activity

  • 5

    Week 4: Developing a Supervision Model

    • Course Materials

    • Week 4-Developing a Supervision Model

    • ABA Supervision Model Activity Assignment

  • 6

    Week 5: Providing Ethical Treatment: Standards of Care

    • Materials

    • Video Lecture on Providing Ethical Treatment-Standards of Care

    • Ethical and Legal Decision-Making Model Activity Submission

  • 7

    Week 6: Staff Training and Development

    • Materials

    • Video Lecture on Staff Training and Development

    • Staff Training and Development Activity Submission

  • 8

    Week 7: Cultural Considerations in Clinical Treatment and Developing an Inclusive Practice

    • Materials

    • Video Lecture on Cultural Considerations in Clinical Treatment and Developing an Inclusive Practice

    • Discussion of Activity

    • Diversity and ABA Practice Activity Submission

  • 9

    Week 8: Staff Recruitment, Retention, and Evaluations

    • Materials

    • Video Lecture on Staff Recruitment, Retention, and Evaluations

    • Staff Recruitment, Retention, and Evaluation Reflection Activity Assignment

  • 10

    Week 9: Reducing Staff Burnout

    • Materials

    • Video Lecture on Reducing Staff Burnout

    • Staff Burnout Reflection Activity Assignment

  • 11

    Week 10: Program Evaluation

    • Materials

    • Conducting Program Evaluations in ABA

    • Program Evaluation Assignment

  • 12

    Participant Feedback Survey

    • Directions for Participant Survey

    • Participant Survey


Brian Conners, Ph.D., BCBA

CEO, Brian Conners, BCBA, LLC

Brian Conners, Ph.D., BCBA is a New Jersey Department of Education certified school psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He is currently the CEO of Brian Conners, BCBA, LLC, his private practice where he provides consultation, professional speaking, and expert testimony. He originally developed the graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis at Seton Hall University, where he also currently serves on their faculty. He has worked within various sectors as a behavior analyst and consultant including public and private schools, psychiatric hospitals, and community agencies. He also was the former owner and Chief Executive Officer of a nationally recognized Behavioral Health Center of Excellence for four years in private practice. He specializes in providing behavioral treatment to clients with severe developmental disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and psychiatric conditions. His clinical areas of expertise include crisis intervention, behavioral assessment, and providing treatment and interventions for clients with the severe problem behaviors of physical aggression and self-injury. He has presented at state and national conferences and has published articles and book chapters in multicultural and diversity issues in behavior analysis, crisis intervention, and restraint and seclusion practices in schools. He is a co-editor and contributing author to the first book to ever be published in the field of behavior analysis on multiculturalism and diversity issues in ABA entitled, "Multiculturalism and Diversity in Applied Behavior Analysis: Bridging Theory and Application."