Episode 14: Introducing the BCBA and BCaBA Handbooks

In this episode of Inside the BACB, join Dr. Melissa Nosik and Director of Certificant Services Dr. Molli Luke as they introduce the new BCBA and BCaBA Handbooks and 2022 Eligibility Requirements. Listen now to learn about the makeup of these resources, the 2022 requirements changes, and more.

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Episode 13: Common Misunderstandings About the BACB

As one of the oldest organizations in a young profession, the BACB and its functions are often misunderstood. To combat this disconnect, CEO Dr. Jim Carr and Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik explore the BACB’s history and break down these common misconceptions in this episode of Inside the BACB.

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Episode 12: Myths and Misconceptions About Examination Development

In this episode of Inside the BACB, Director of Testing and Accreditation Kyle Jordan and Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik do more than debunk common myths and misconceptions surrounding BACB examination development. Tune in to find out who writes examination questions, how success is measured, why the BACB doesn’t provide raw scores to those who pass the examination, and much more.

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Examination Information Page
Pearson VUE’s website
Subject Matter Expert (SME) Information

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Episode 11: The BACB’s Role in the Profession of Behavior Analysis

In this episode of Inside the BACB, CEO Jim Carr and Deputy CEO Melissa Nosik explore the BACB’s role in the profession of behavior analysis and discuss diversity policies, processes, programs, and other developments.

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Certification Program Requirements: Request for Change
COVID-19 updates page
Nondiscrimination Policy
Resources page
SME Application

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Episode 10: Addressing Potential Ethics Violations With Others

In this episode of Inside the BACB, join Dr. Tyra Sellers, Director of Ethics for the BACB, as she discusses when, why, and how to approach others about possible violations of the BACB's ethics standards

Resources:
Ethics Information
BACB Ethical Compliance Code

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Episode 9: Inside the BACB’s Ethics Department

In this episode of Inside the BACB, join Drs. Tyra Sellers, Sarah Lichtenberger, and Holly Seniuk for a glimpse into the BACB's Ethics Department, including its mission and structure, and available ethics resources.

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Ethics Information
BACB Ethical Compliance Code

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Episode 8: The COVID-19 Pandemic: A March 2020 Update

In this episode, Drs. Jim Carr and Melissa Nosik discuss BACB resources and guidance available to certificants in the face of the COVID–19 pandemic, and provide an update on important testing activities.
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COVID–19 Updates from the BACB
OnVUE Online Proctored Examinations

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Episode 7: The ASD Practice Guidelines

In this episode, Lorri Unumb, CEO of the Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP), joins the BACB's Dr. Jim Carr for a discussion about the ASD Practice Guidelines.
Resources:
CASP Website
ASD Practice Guidelines
BACB Resources
Inside the BACB Blog

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Episode 6: The History of Ethics at the BACB

In this episode of Inside the BACB, learn about the history and evolution of ethics standards at the BACB from Misty Bloom, the BACB's Director of Regulatory Affairs and Chief Legal Counsel, and key members of the Ethics Department.

Resources:
Ethics Information
BACB Ethical Compliance Code

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Episode 5: BCBA and BCaBA Applicants: The Transition to Continual Testing

In this episode of Inside the BACB, Dr. Molli Luke and Kyle Jordan join Dr. Melissa Nosik to discuss the BACB's transition to continual testing for BCBA and BCaBA certification examinations, and the availability of immediate examination results.
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Examination Information
BCBA
BCaBA

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