RECENT AND UPCOMING CHANGES TO BACB REQUIREMENTS

In an effort to assist certificants in remaining up-to-date with BACB requirements, the table below summarizes recent and upcoming changes announced in past issues of the BACB Newsletter.
Effective Date Area Change Newsletter
January 1, 2019 BCBA/BCaBA Experience & Supervision Requirements Changes to the Experience Standards and implementation of the monthly experience system March 2018
November 1, 2019 RBT Requirements Changes to several RBT eligibility and maintenance requirements December 2018
November 1, 2019 RBT Supervisor Requirements Changes to requirements for those who supervise RBTs December 2018
November 1, 2019 Supervisor Training Curriculum A new version of the supervisor training curriculum will take effect for a anyone who offers the 8-hour supervisor training curriculum December 2018
November 1, 2019 RBT Examination Content will be based on the RBT Task List (2nd ed.) December 2018
January 1, 2020 BCBA/BCaBA CEU Requirements Changes to the CEU requirements for the BCBA and BCaBA credentials November 2018
January 1, 2022 BCBA/BCaBA Eligibility Requirements Changes to the coursework requirements for the BCBA (Option 1) and BCaBA credentials January 2017
January 1, 2022 BCBA/BCaBA Examination Content All BCBA/BCaBA examinations will be based on the BCBA/BCaBA Task List (5th ed.) January 2017
January 1, 2022 BCBA & BCaBA Experience & Supervision Requirements Changes to the “Structure and Amount of Supervised Fieldwork,” “Terminology Revisions,” “BCBA & BCaBA Experience & Supervision Requirements,” “Appropriate Clients,” and “Activities” October 2017
January 1, 2022 BCBA & BCaBA Degree Requirements Changes to the degree requirements for the BCBA and BCaBA credentials October 2018
January 1, 2022 BCBA & BCaBA Maintenance Requirements Changes to CEU requirements for the BCBA and BCaBA credentials November 2018