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.

RECENT NEWS

Results of BACB Board of Directors Election

We are pleased to announce the results of our recent Board of Directors election: Florence DiGennaro Reed, BCBA-D, and Adel Najdowski, BCBA-D, were each elected to serve a three-year term on the board, and SungWoo Kahng, BCBA-D, was re-elected to serve an additional three-year term. We offer our congratulations to the elected directors and our gratitude to all of the candidates for running. We also extend our thanks to the certificants who participated in this important election.
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First-ever RBT Handbook Now Available

The BACB’s first-ever RBT Handbook is now available. This comprehensive publication outlines the requirements for obtaining and maintaining RBT certification in an easy-to-use format. With a glossary of terms, and clickable images that link directly to relevant BACB documents, the RBT Handbook is the go-to resource for every RBT and RBT candidate.
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BACB Launches New Certificant Registry

The BACB has launched its new Certificant Registry, which offers enhanced convenience, capabilities, and navigation. With all BACB certificants now listed in one registry, verifying certification has never been easier. Powerful filters allow users to customize searches by certification type or status, and find certificants willing to serve as supervisors as well as those with current disciplinary actions.
Experience the new Certificant Registry.
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Changes to the BACB’s International Focus

Following a multiyear evaluation, consultation and training from the certification industry, and extensive deliberation among the BACB’s leadership, the BACB Board of Directors voted in August 2019 by majority to substantially revise the BACB’s international focus. Learn about the upcoming changes to our global activities.
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