SERVICES

RBT TRAINING

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A REGISTERED BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN (RBT)?

Lotus Behavioral Interventions offers FREE RBT training to each of our team members.

Becoming an RBT is the first professional level recognized in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) is responsible for officially designating someone with the RBT status.

You must be at least 18 years of age and have a highschool diploma or its equivalent in to be considered eligible to become an RBT.

PLEASE CLICK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING AN RBT

STEP 1

Take a 40-hour RBT training course with content that adheres to the RBT Task List set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). We offer the 40-hour course FREE for each of our team members.

STEP 2

Pass a competency-based assessment under the supervision of a qualified professional while working directly with a client in the field of applied behavior analysis (ABA). We offer FREE competency assessments to each of our team members.

STEP 3

Create an account on the BACB web portal and apply to take the official RBT exam at a Pearson testing center near you. Your results will be made available that the same day. ‚Äč

Karelix Alicea

M.S., BCBA, ITDS

Founder / President of Lotus Behavioral Interventions

Miss Alicea received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology with a specialization in behavior analysis under the direction of the esteemed Dr. Jacob L. Gewirtz at Florida International University (FIU), and is currently in the process of completing an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership and Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University.

Following a period of almost 10 years of experience in the field, she founded Lotus Behavioral Interventions in 2009. Miss Alicea taught undergraduate-level behavior analysis coursework for several years at FIU and Carlos Albizu University, and is a graduate-level intensive practicum supervisor at Simmons College, Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) and University of South Florida (USF), all of which are Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) accredited programs.

She has presented on the benefits of sign language and telehealth services for children with autism in addition to ethical service delivery, supervision and entrepreneurship at various professional conferences, including the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis (FABA) and ABAI.

Miss Alicea is an active member of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA), and can render services in English, Spanish, American Sign Language (ASL) both face-to-face and via telehealth with the use of HIPAA-compliant technology.