High School Level

Registered Behavior Technician® (RBT®)
A paraprofessional in behavior analysis 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 professional in behavior analysis who practices under the supervision of a BCBA or FL-CBA.

Graduate Level

Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®)
A graduate-level professionals in behavior analysis who is able to practice independently and provide supervision for BCaBAs and RBTs.

RECENT NEWS

BACB Data and Developments in 2021

We are pleased to share the BACB Data and Developments in 2021 infographic, which details the most exciting changes and data points from this past year. Take a look to see just how much the practice of ABA is growing—thanks to you.


The 2022 Transition

The time has finally come! On January 1, all 2022 requirements and changes went into effect. Please review the following changes to your certification or the certification you are working toward:

BCBA Task List (5th ed.)

The BCBA Task List (5th ed.) is in effect, and all BCBA examinations are based on it.

BCBA TASK LIST

Eligibility Requirements

New requirements to qualify for BCBA certification are in effect.

SEE THE REQUIREMENTS

Consulting Supervisor Requirements

The requirements for first-year BCBAs who provide supervision to BCBA or BCaBA trainees accruing fieldwork are in effect.

SEE THE REQUIREMENTS

Self-Reporting Updates

The updated self-reporting process is now available, including a streamlined form, revised handbook section, and instructions

SELF-REPORTING SECTION

COVID-19 Waivers

The temporary COVID-19 waivers are no longer available.

BACB COVID-19 UPDATES

Ethics Code

The Ethics Code for Behavior Analysts is in effect.

SEE THE ETHICS CODE

BCaBA Task List (5th ed.)

The BCaBA Task List (5th ed.) is in effect, and all BCaBA examinations are based on it.

BCaBA TASK LIST

Eligibility Requirements

New requirements to qualify for BCaBA certification are in effect.

SEE THE REQUIREMENTS

Self-Reporting Updates

The updated self-reporting process is now available, including a streamlined form, revised handbook section, and instructions

SELF-REPORTING SECTION

COVID-19 Waivers

The temporary COVID-19 waivers are no longer available.

BACB COVID-19 UPDATES

Ethics Code

The Ethics Code for Behavior Analysts is in effect.

SEE THE ETHICS CODE

RBT Ethics Code

The RBT Ethics Code (2.0) is in effect.

SEE THE ETHICS CODE

Self-Reporting Updates

The updated self-reporting process is now available, including a streamlined form, revised handbook section, and instructions.

SELF-REPORTING SECTION

COVID-19 Waivers

Our temporary COVID-19 waivers are no longer available.

BACB COVID-19 UPDATES


High Volume of Support Submissions

Due to the upcoming requirements changes that will take place on January 1, 2022, we are experiencing a high volume of application and Contact Us form submissions. We appreciate your patience as we process these applications and inquiries as quickly as possible.


New Blog: The Life Cycle of BCBA and BCaBA Applications

Have you ever wanted to know more about what to expect after you submit your BCBA or BCaBA application? Now you can. Review our latest blog, The Life Cycle of BCBA and BCaBA Applications, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the beginning, middle, and end of the application process.