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.


Board of Directors Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of our Board of Directors election. Marlene Brown, BCBA and Jim Moore, BCBA-D were each elected to serve a three-year term and Angelika Anderson, BCBA-D was re-elected to serve an additional three-year term. We extend our congratulations to the newly elected directors and offer our thanks to all of the candidates for running. We also wish to thank all of the certificants who nominated candidates and voted in this important election.
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Fieldwork Documents Available

New documents related to the BCBA and BCaBA fieldwork requirements (effective January 1, 2022) are now available. Please take a moment to review these new resources. Additionally, for those of you who supervise RBTs or BCaBAs, please update your supervisor role and information for each of your supervisees in your BACB Gateway Account if you have not done so already.
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Special Edition December Newsletter:
RBT Certification Changes and Process Improvements

A Special Edition December Newsletter is now available, featuring RBT certification changes and process improvements. (PDF Download).
  • Revised RBT Certification Requirements
  • RBT Task List (2nd ed.)
  • RBT Ethics Requirements
  • RBT Supervision and Supervisor Requirements
  • Implementation Timeline of RBT Changes
  • RBT Process Improvements
  • A Summary of Upcoming Changes to BACB Requirements
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Special Edition November Newsletter: Revised BCBA and BCaBA CEU Requirements

We are pleased to announce the online publication of the Special Edition November 2018 BACB Newsletter (PDF Download).
  • Revised BCBA and BCaBA CEU Requirements
  • Behavior Technicians and Independent Contractor┬áStatus
  • Customer Service Enhancements
  • Call for Nominations for the BACB Board of Directors
  • A Summary of Recent and Upcoming Changes to BACB Standards

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