Registered Behavior Technician Training Program

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an exciting field of health care that is in demand in the Cayman Islands. There are a shortage of Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) on island, despite the urgent need for these services.

An RBT is a paraprofessional who works as an ABA technician under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, providing direct one-on-one interventions to children.

Cayman ABA is proud to offer this training program to Caymanians eager to start their career.  Designed by Board Certified Behavior Analysts, our training program includes online and in-person training, which provides future RBTs with the guided training required to take the RBT Competency Assessment and exam.

WANT TO BECOME A REGISTERED BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN?

Apply today and take your place in this fast-growing, in-demand field. By completing this course, you will:

  • Learn how to implement behavioral intervention programs

  • Practice direct implementation of behavioral programs

  • Gain experience and understanding of how to help children with special needs

  • Be eligible for employment at Cayman ABA, under the direct supervision of a BCBA

  • Become prepared to pass the RBT Competency Assessment and the RBT Exam and earn your RBT credential

During this 12-week program, you will acquire the skills and experience needed to achieve certification and begin your career. 

RBT EXAM TRAINING PROGRAM DETAILS

A Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) implements behavior and skill development plans under the close supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Our program is based on the BACB's RBT Task List and is designed to meet the training requirements for the RBT credential. The program is offered independent of the BACB.

Our 12-week program includes:

  • 40 hours of self-paced online training

  • 40 hours of in-person training with a BCBA

    • Role play scenarios

    • Direct observation of ABA sessions

    • Supervision of RBTs conducting ABA session

  • RBT competency assessment

  • RBT practice exam 

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

An RBT credential is a required prerequisite if you want to work directly with children and adults with disabilities in the field of ABA in the Cayman Islands. It also benefits individuals who work as direct-care staff and paraprofessionals in related fields. RBT training and certification is designed for individuals working in a field requiring training in behavior management, who are interested in working in behavior management-related settings, or for those interested in later pursuing further credentialing in behavior analysis.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must possess a minimum of an associates or bachelor's degree in psychology, education, natural sciences or a related field

  • Must pass a police background check

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation

COST

Caymanians

  • In collaboration with WORC, Cayman ABA is offering the training program and all costs of credentialing, FREE.

  • Additionally, participants will be paid CI 8.00 per hour for 6 weeks of the training program.

  • Successful participants must be willing to work full-time, for at least one year, following completion and successful passing of our training program.

Non-Caymanians

  • CI 4,000.00 for the three-month traianing program.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Following successful completion of the RBT training program, trainees will be eligible to work at Cayman ABA as a Junior ABA Technician, with compensation starting at CI 30,000 per annum.

Ready to start your career in ABA?