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BEHP1053: Punishment Contingencies in Functional Treatment is a Course

BEHP1053: Punishment Contingencies in Functional Treatment

Time limit: 60 days
3 credits

$39 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 2 hours, 36 minutes
3 Learning CEs

 Ennio Cipani, Ph.D. 

Course Description: Examines the functional classification and treatment of problem behaviors, both socially and nonsocially mediated. Delves into the controversial topic of punishment, and explores the role of punishment contingencies in treatment. 


  • Understand function-based diagnostic
  • Learn categories analysis and identification of behavioral function
  • Understand under which conditions extinction is impractical
  • Determine whether a compelling case be made for the use of a punishing stimulus

 Punishment, functional treatment, behavioral function, extinction, problem behavior

Rating: This course is recommended for individuals who are familiar with functional treatment and functional assessment. Additionally, viewers should be very familiar with the concepts and principles of behavior analysis, especially reinforcement and punishment.

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)