Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis

If you’re trying to decide if certification in Applied Behavior Analysis is right for you – or you’re looking for information specific to becoming either an RBT or a BCBA, this is the place for you. Below you’ll find links to all our resources about working in the field of ABA.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification: Complete Guide

Are you considering a career in Applied Behavior Analysis and wondering if certification is right for you? In this post we provide all you need to know about the BCBA certification. Looking for certification as a Registered Behavior Technician? Check out Registered Behavior Technician Certification: Complete Guide. Much of the advice available online is provided by individuals and companies trying to sell you training, or even trying to recruit new BCBAs – so almost everyone will tell you that working as a BCBA is a great career. But is it the best career for you?

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How to Find a Great BCBA Supervisor

Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis requires supervision from a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Whiles some candidate are able to get supervision hours through their employer, many need or choose to seek supervision from a different source. In this article you will learn how to search the BACB website to find the best supervisor for you!

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Registered Behavior Technician Certification: Complete Guide

This complete guide provides all you need to know to decide whether certification is right for you, and how to obtain certification once you decide. Here we go beyond the nuts and bolts of becoming certified and answer 12 common questions such as, “What does it take to be an RBT?” and “Is working as an RBT stressful?” This is a great place to start if you’re considering certification!

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3 Steps to Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is an entry-level position into the field of ABA that is available to most individuals with a high school diploma. Learn the steps you need to take to become certified!

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RBT Competency Assessment FAQs

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the RBT competency assessment – the final step toward RBT certification.

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Become an RBT: Choose the Best 40-Hour Course for You!

RBT certification requires completion of a 40-hour training, however there are many ways you can meet this requirement. This post compares several options and provides a framework for choosing the best course for you!

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Can You Get the 40-Hour RBT Training for Free?

The Autism Partnership Foundation provides a completely free training that meets the 40 hour training requirement for RBT certification through the BACB. But this training comes with a catch. This post explains what you can expect and will help you decide if this training is right for you!

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Identifying Changes to the BACB Task List for the BCaBA/BCBA Level

The task list is a document published by the Behavior Analytic Certification Board (BACB) to ensure professionals obtain competency in the wide variety of skills required to be successful in the field. As the field of ABA grows and changes, the BACB updates this task list. Learn about the difference between the 4th and 5th version of the task list for BCaBAs and BCBAs, which will be effective January 1, 2022.

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BCBA Supervised Fieldwork-Required Documentation

The BACB has strict requirements for documentation of supervised hours. It can be confusing to know exactly how to complete this documentation correctly. This post provides videos for accurate completion of the following forms:

  • Monthly Fieldwork Verification Form
  • Unique Documentation System
  • Optional Fieldwork Tracker
  • Final Fieldwork Verification Form

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