High School Level
Registered Behavior
Technician® (RBT®)

A paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA.
Bachelor's Level
Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® (BCaBA®) An undergraduate-level certification in behavior analysis.
Master's Level
Board Certified
Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®)

A graduate-level certification in behavior analysis.
Doctoral Level
Board Certified Behavior
Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D®)

A doctoral designation for Board Certified Behavior Analysts with doctoral training in behavior analysis.


BACB Board of Directors Appointments

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors appointed Sadie Anderson as the next RBT Representative and Chrissy McNair as the next Consumer Representative on the Board of Directors. In August, they will begin their first three-year terms. The Board also appointed Molly Dubuque to serve a second term on the Board. We offer our congratulations to the appointed directors and our gratitude to all of the candidates who agreed to be considered for these positions.

New Episode of Inside the BACB: RBT Certification Updates

In our newest podcast episode, RBT Certification Updates, we discuss important RBT updates and share numerous tips and resources for training, applying, testing, supervising, and more.


New Episode of Inside the BACB: Responsibility to Clients and Stakeholders

In this episode of The Ethics Code for Behavior Analysts podcast series, the BACB’s Director of Ethics and Ethics Educational Manager discuss what’s missing, what’s new, and what has changed in Section 3 of the revised ethics code for BCBAs and BCaBAs: Responsibility to Clients and Stakeholders.


Quarterly Handbook Updates

The BACB recently performed its quarterly update of the RBT, BCaBA, and BCBA Handbooks, including the BCaBA and BCBA 2022 Eligibility Requirements documents. For a comprehensive list of changes made, please reference the Version History and Updates section at the end of each handbook.