Episode 20: RBT Certification Updates

In this episode of Inside the BACB, Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik and Director of Certificant Services Dr. Molli Luke share recent RBT updates, including numerous tips and resources for training, applying, testing, supervising, and more. Resources: RBT Handbook RBT Examination Pass Rates for 40-Hour Training Providers COVID-19 Update: RBT Remote Testing Restrictions Beginning March … Continue reading “Episode 20: RBT Certification Updates”

New RBT 40-Hour Training Provider Pass-Rate Report

The BACB is pleased to release its newest collection of pass-rate data, RBT Examination Pass Rates for 40-Hour Training Providers: 2020. This report details RBT examination pass rates from publicly available 40-hour training providers and is a great resource for RBTs, RBT Supervisors, and RBT Requirements Coordinators. Check it out at your convenience.

RBT Remote Testing Restrictions Beginning March 1, 2021

When in-person testing was restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BACB sought approval from its accrediting body to participate in an exception program that offered flexibility for RBT candidates by permitting remote testing, with the understanding that additional data collection and security measures would be required. Remote testing became available for the RBT certification … Continue reading “RBT Remote Testing Restrictions Beginning March 1, 2021”

RBT Remote Testing Restrictions Beginning March 1, 2021

When in-person testing was restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BACB sought approval from its accrediting body to participate in an exception program that offered flexibility for RBT candidates by permitting remote testing, with the understanding that additional data collection and security measures would be required. Remote testing became available for the RBT certification … Continue reading “RBT Remote Testing Restrictions Beginning March 1, 2021”

Debunking Myths About BACB Examinations

An effective RBT, BCaBA, or BCBA examination is: Reliable Valid Fair Confidential and proprietary Informed by the practice of behavior analysis All of the above Knowing the Terms To better understand how the BACB develops and maintains examinations, it’s helpful to know these terms: Criterion-Referenced: Criterion-referenced examinations measure success in relation to fixed requirements set … Continue reading “Debunking Myths About BACB Examinations”

Tips for a Smooth RBT Certification Application

So, you’ve decided to take your career to the next level and pursue certification as a Registered Behavior Technician, or RBT. Congratulations! We’re rooting for your success, so we’ve put together some tips that will make the RBT application process as quick and simple as possible. Tip #1: Read the RBT Handbook in full This … Continue reading “Tips for a Smooth RBT Certification Application”

Online Proctored Testing Now Available for RBT Candidates

April 14, 2020 Effective April 15, 2020, live, online proctored testing is available for all RBT candidates via Pearson VUE’s online delivery system, OnVUE. This option, which the BACB is offering to RBTs on a trial basis following approval from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), is available while Pearson VUE’s in-person testing facilities … Continue reading “Online Proctored Testing Now Available for RBT Candidates”

BACB to Offer Online Proctored Testing for RBT Candidates

April 14, 2020 Update: Effective April 15, 2020, live, online proctored testing will be available for all RBT candidates via Pearson VUE’s online delivery system, OnVUE. For further information, please see the Online Proctored Testing Now Available for RBT Candidates post above. April 2, 2020 (Modified July 14, 2020) The BACB will temporarily offer live, … Continue reading “BACB to Offer Online Proctored Testing for RBT Candidates”

BCBA and BCaBA Exams: Immediate Results and Year-round Availability

Convenience and immediate results: We seek both in virtually every aspect of our daily lives – from our food and entertainment to our transportation. Now you can expect these same qualities in your BCBA and BCaBA certification exams. Following extensive work to ensure that our systems are optimized, we will move to continual testing on … Continue reading “BCBA and BCaBA Exams: Immediate Results and Year-round Availability”