Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
This section contains information about Office of Developmental Services' Bureau of Autism Services (BAS) Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) training. The BAS Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) training is a 13-hour face-to-face training that is conducted in 2, 3 or 4 sessions, by a BAS-approved trainer.
The FBA training focuses on assessment and replacement of challenging behaviors using a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA), as well as the development of a treatment or behavior support plan that can be used across settings.
This training is a requirement for:
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Behavioral Specialist Service providers
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) Behavior Specialists working with children and adolescents with autism This training also counts toward 13 of the 16 hours for the Autism Insurance Act (ACT 62) Behavior Specialist Licensure training requirements within the Assessment category.