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BEHP1051: Establishing Instructional Control in the Natural Environment is a Course

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

Keywords: Autism, natural environment teaching, instructional control, motivation, mand training

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

Note: The 60-day access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access. 

Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech will no longer offer extensions for new purchases.  Purchases made prior to this date will be eligible for an extension per the previous policy:

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA Learning (type-2) on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again. 


For more information, to request an extension, or if you experience problems when registering, please email us at

Important note:  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.

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)