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BEHP1051: Establishing Instructional Control in the Natural Environment

Time limit: 60 days
2.5 credits

$32.50 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 2 hours, 19 minutes
Credit: 2.5 Learning BACB CEs
Price: $32.50


Holly Kibbe, M.S., BCBA
Cherish Twigg, M.S., BCBA

Details the establishment of instructional control in the natural environment. Defines and distinguishes natural environment teaching from intensive teaching. Provides specific procedures for contriving motivation, controlling reinforcers and teaching learners to sustain motivation over time. Explains practical guidelines to assist in increasing appropriate mands. Reviews data collection and graphing specific to this area, along with how to analyze for effective teaching.


  • Describe the differences between natural environment teaching and intensive teaching.
  • List specific procedures for contriving and sustaining motivation and controlling reinforcers
  • Describe practical guidelines to assist in increasing appropriate mands
  • Understand data collection and graphing

Rating: This course is recommended for behavior analysts and professionals who have a background knowledge of ABA and teach children diagnosed with autism.                 


Access: 60 days from the date and time of registration

Important notes:  Your access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in.  Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech no longer offers extensions for CE courses; if you do not finish your course and need to repurchase, please contact us.  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number on your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.


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Refund Policy

No refunds are provided once the course is accessed.


These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023)