Episode 17: ABA Subspecialty Resources

In this episode of Inside the BACB, CEO Dr. Jim Carr, Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik, and Director of Certificant Services Dr. Molli Luke sit down to discuss a longstanding resource-development project to help disseminate information about the various ABA subspecialties. Listen now to learn about the many practice areas within ABA, the BACB’s new collection of resources, and more.

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Episode 14: Introducing the BCBA and BCaBA Handbooks

In this episode of Inside the BACB, join Dr. Melissa Nosik and Director of Certificant Services Dr. Molli Luke as they introduce the new BCBA and BCaBA Handbooks and 2022 Eligibility Requirements. Listen now to learn about the makeup of these resources, the 2022 requirements changes, and more.

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Episode 13: Common Misunderstandings About the BACB

As one of the oldest organizations in a young profession, the BACB and its functions are often misunderstood. To combat this disconnect, CEO Dr. Jim Carr and Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik explore the BACB’s history and break down these common misconceptions in this episode of Inside the BACB.

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Episode 12: Myths and Misconceptions About Examination Development

In this episode of Inside the BACB, Director of Testing and Accreditation Kyle Jordan and Deputy CEO Dr. Melissa Nosik do more than debunk common myths and misconceptions surrounding BACB examination development. Tune in to find out who writes examination questions, how success is measured, why the BACB doesn’t provide raw scores to those who pass the examination, and much more.

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Examination Information Page
Pearson VUE’s website
Subject Matter Expert (SME) Information

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New Podcast: The BACB’s Role in the Profession of Behavior Analysis

In the latest episode of Inside the BACB, learn how the BACB differs from a professional membership association and the roles of each. BACB CEO Jim Carr and Deputy CEO Melissa Nosik will also shine a light on the existing BACB policies and programs to support and encourage activities focused on diversity. Listen now.

Episode 11: The BACB’s Role in the Profession of Behavior Analysis

In this episode of Inside the BACB, CEO Jim Carr and Deputy CEO Melissa Nosik explore the BACB’s role in the profession of behavior analysis and discuss diversity policies, processes, programs, and other developments.

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Certification Program Requirements: Request for Change
COVID-19 updates page
Nondiscrimination Policy
Resources page
SME Application

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Episode 8: The COVID-19 Pandemic: A March 2020 Update

In this episode, Drs. Jim Carr and Melissa Nosik discuss BACB resources and guidance available to certificants in the face of the COVID–19 pandemic, and provide an update on important testing activities.
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COVID–19 Updates from the BACB
OnVUE Online Proctored Examinations

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Episode 5: BCBA and BCaBA Applicants: The Transition to Continual Testing

In this episode of Inside the BACB, Dr. Molli Luke and Kyle Jordan join Dr. Melissa Nosik to discuss the BACB's transition to continual testing for BCBA and BCaBA certification examinations, and the availability of immediate examination results.
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Examination Information
BCBA
BCaBA

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Episode 4: RBT Certification and the First–ever RBT Handbook

In this episode of Inside the BACB, Drs. Melissa Nosik and Molli Luke discuss the recent publication of the BACB's first RBT Handbook and answer frequently asked questions about the RBT certification.

Resources:
RBT Certification Page
RBT Handbook

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