NEWS & UPDATES

To help BACB applicants and certificants stay up to date with current requirements, the following information summarizes changes and announcements made over the last 2 years and lists where the information can be found on the BACB website.


BACB Board of Directors Election Results

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.


New Episode of Inside the BACB: A Recap of 2023

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.


BACB Data and Developments in 2023

The BACB hit many milestones in 2023, and we have you to thank. Check out this collection of notable data and developments. 2023 Data and Developments image


New Episode of Inside the BACB: Future Changes to RBT Certification Requirements

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.


Now Available: 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.


New Blog Post: When Supervising RBTs Doesn’t Go as Planned

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.


Now Available: 2022 BCBA and BCaBA Examination Pass Rates for University Training Programs

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.


Now Available: September 2023 BACB Newsletter

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.