New Episode of Inside the BACB: Common Misunderstandings About the BACB
As one of the oldest organizations in a young profession, the BACB and its functions are often surrounded by misconceptions. To learn the surprising truths behind these common misunderstandings, join CEO Dr. Jim Carr and Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik as they explore the BACB’s history and more in the latest episode of Inside the BACB.
2021 Hemingway Award – Call for Nominations
The BACB is pleased to call for nominations for the 2021 Michael Hemingway Behavior Analysis Award. In memory of the life and contributions of Michael Hemingway, this annual award honors an individual distinguished for their contributions to public policy related to behavior analysis and/or for their efforts to increase the availability of behavior-analytic services.
We are accepting nominations until 5:00 PM MST on October 20, 2020.
BACB Mourns Former Board Member Dr. José Martinez-Diaz
Updated Demographic Data Now Available
We are pleased to share updated demographic and practice-area data from BACB certificants. These data are available on the BACB Certificant Data web page and will be updated periodically as certificants update their account information. Many thanks to those who have already done so, as your input has made it possible for us to publish this preliminary snapshot of certificant characteristics.
RBT Application Processing Update
The BACB has recently experienced delays in RBT application processing. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience, as we understand the importance of credentialing to the profession and that any delay is critical to many of you. We are working as quickly as possible to process your applications and have implemented new systems that will allow us to better manage the greater-than-expected growth of our profession.
We are pleased to announce that we are now processing applications received less than a week ago and should be back to our historical 1-2 day turnaround within a week or so. For current processing times, please visit our Customer Service Updates web page.
New Blog: Debunking Myths About BACB Examinations
New Episode of Inside the BACB
August 2020 Newsletter
- Changes to the BCaBA Task List (5th ed.)
- When to conduct a standardized assessment (e.g., the Vineland)
- Common supervision issues
- Why RBTs must know their BACB account details
- How to protect yourself from professional identity theft
- COVID-19 reminder: Experience/Fieldwork Requirements