Behavioral Advanced Competencies for DSPs + Supervisors

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Expected time
  •  Online Video Time: ≈3 hrs 30min 
  • Online Exam Time: ≈2 hrs 30min
  • In-person Skill Session Time: 2 hrs
  • Total Course Time: ≈8 hrs
Course overview
This course is designed to cover all of the topics in Virginia's behavioral competencies for DSP and DSP supervisors who support individuals with developmental disabilities. 

This is a blended course that includes these online modules as well as an in-person skill session with a licensed behavior analyst trainer.
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Certificate included
Staff will be provided with a certificate of training at the completion of the online modules and the in-person skill session.
Meet the instructors

Bryanna Godel

Bryanna Godel is a Behavior Consultant at Principled Behavior Consultants. She joined PBC as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Virginia. She earned her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University in 2020. She has a background in working with individuals with mental health and substance abuse problems. Additionally, she has 3 years of experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. She has a passion for helping individuals and families reach their goals.
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Zachary Bird

Dr. Zachary Bird is the Founding Consultant of Principled Behavior Consultants. He’s a Doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) licensed in Virginia. He has more than 14 years of experience working with a variety of populations including individuals with developmental disabilities and conduct disorders. His expertise is in the assessment and treatment of severe disruptive behavior across a variety of settings. Additionally, he provides consultation with schools on classroom management and systematic instruction. He earned his PhD in Behavior Analysis at Simmons College and his master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western New England University. His peer-reviewed research was published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 

What's included?

  • 11 Online Modules
  • 47 Videos
  • 18 Quiz Questions
  • Pre-test + Post-test 
  • 2hr In-person Skill Session
  • Certificate of training

Online Modules

Online modules with videos and embedded quizzes can be completed on any device.

In-person Skill Session

 Join a live skill session with a licensed behavior analyst trainer in your area.
Enroll an individual or a group

DSP + Supervisor Behavior Advanced Competencies

Increase your knowledge and your skills to serve your clients better.