We are pleased to announce the results of our recent Board of Directors election: Ivy Chong, BCBA-D; Rebecca Womack, BCBA; and Jennifer Genovese, BCaBA, were elected to serve three-year terms on the Board. We offer our congratulations to the newly elected directors and extend our gratitude to the candidates for running. Thank you to all of the certificants who participated in this important election.
We also wish to congratulate and thank Julie Koudys, BCBA-D, who was appointed by the Board to serve a second term.
Tune into our new podcast episode with CEO Dr. Jim Carr and Board of Directors President Dr. SungWoo Kahng, A Recap of 2023, which covers important data and developments from 2023 and previews what’s in store for the new year.
The BACB hit many milestones in 2023, and we have you to thank. Check out this collection of notable data and developments.
Tune into our new podcast episode, Future Changes to RBT Certification Requirements, which details upcoming changes to RBT certification requirements and the RBT examination, originally announced in the December 2023 BACB Newsletter.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the December 2023 BACB Newsletter. This issue focuses on new RBT requirements and a new RBT examination that will launch in 2026. Review it now for details.
Supervising RBTs is a rewarding experience—but as with any role, it has its challenges. Read our latest blog post, When Supervising RBTs Doesn’t Go as Planned, to get the tools you need to address the difficult, unexpected scenarios that come with RBT supervision.
The BACB has compiled 2022 pass rates for first-time BCBA and BCaBA examination candidates from university training programs. The data are sorted by the percentage of passing candidates and alphabetically by university. This resource is especially helpful for those researching training programs as they pursue BCBA or BCaBA certification. Review the data now.
The September 2023 BACB Newsletter includes several important announcements, including recognition of the new APBA accreditation system in BCBA Pathway 1, the sunsetting of noncertified RBT Supervisors, a clarification of the assessor’s role in the RBT Initial Competency Assessment, and much more. Check it out for details.
RBTs, do you know what to do if you need to take a break from service delivery? How about if you didn’t meet the monthly supervision requirements? Learn how to navigate these scenarios and others in our latest blog post, When RBT Certification Doesn’t Go as Planned.
In response to examination-security breaches and theft of examination content, the BACB will no longer offer remote testing for the RBT examination beginning September 1, 2023. As of that date, candidates must take the examination in person at an authorized testing center.