School-Based ABA Services

This page contains descriptions of VBN Training’s School-Based ABA Services. You may request further information by using the form at the bottom of this page.

VBN Training is comprised of some of the most talented and highly-trained consultants in the world. Our consultants are special education teachers dually certified as behavior analysts (BCBAs) who have extensive experience actually teaching in classrooms. We know first-hand the unique challenges special education teachers face including instructing large groups, training and supervising paraprofessionals, addressing the variability of student needs, collecting necessary data, and maintaining an effective schedule.

VBN Training’s founding partners have been providing school-based ABA services since 1998. VBN Training is committed to assisting schools create learning environments in which ALL students can thrive. When you contract with VBN Training for school-based ABA services, you benefit from our combined expertise in the fields of Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). VBN Training is a NJDOE Approved Agency.

Classroom Consultation

VBN Training’s classroom consultation consists of observation, instruction, guided practice, and feedback to assist in establishing classrooms that meet a variety of instructional needs. VBN Training consultants assess the needs of individual students and provide recommendations for developing effective programs based upon the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Consultation topics include but are not limited to:

• Setting up classroom environment
• Scheduling
• Managing staff
• Managing problem behavior
• Assessing students
• Intervention planning
• Data collection
• Transitioning
• Discrete trial training
• Natural environment training
• Functional communication training
• Behavior management
• Group instruction
• Individual instruction

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Professional Development

VBN Training provides professional development workshops on a variety of topics related to autism and applied behavior analysis (ABA). We will also work collaboratively with schools to identify the specific training needs of their staff for a more tailored approach. Workshop presentations and manuals are designed by our consultants who are special education teachers dually certified as behavior analysts (BCBAs). All recommendations within our professional development activities are based upon the research of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and include B.F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior. Click here to view our workshop titles and descriptions.

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Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)

VBN Training conducts functional behavior assessments (FBAs) in order to classify problem behavior by its function and select interventions which are effective in reducing behavior in that functional category. A functional behavior assessment conducted by a VBN Training consultant will include:

• Review of the student’s developmental and educational history
• Functional assessment interview (FAI) completed by teacher(s) and/or caregiver(s)
• Screening tools and/or assessment scales completed by teacher(s) and/or caregiver(s)
• Direct observation of student
• Functional analysis (if appropriate)
• Functional assessment summary form
• Assistance with creating an effective behavior intervention plan (BIP)

VBN Training is a NJDOE Approved Agency.

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Behavior Improvement Plans (BIPs)

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Direct ABA Services for Individual Students

VBN Training provides direct applied behavior analysis (ABA) services for individual students when requested to do so. Our consultants will utilize both skills and behavior assessments to assist with the development of an effective intervention program that is based upon the principles of ABA. Direct ABA services include:

• Skills assessments (e.g., VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R)
• FBAs
• Functional communication training
• Social skills instruction
• Life skills instruction
• Discrete trial training
• Natural environment training
• Direct instruction

VBN Training is a NJDOE Approved Agency.

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