Qualifications & Definitions

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)®

Certified individuals have met a standard of expertise and possess in-depth knowledge on how to apply the principles of ABA in autism intervention programs. BCBAs have obtained a master’s degree, have completed 225 academic hours, met the supervision and experience requirements set by the BACB and must pass the Board Certification exam.

Our BCBAs are responsible for:

  • Overseeing client assessments
  • Developing and monitoring each client’s comprehensive treatment program
  • Overseeing initial/ongoing staff training and supervision
  • Providing parent coaching and training
  • Coordination of care

 

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)®

BCaBAs have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, have completed 135 hours of coursework, meet appropriate supervision and experience requirements set by the BACB, and must pass the Board certification exam.

Our BCaBA’s are able to perform the following job duties under the direct supervision of a BCBA:

  • Overseeing client assessments
  • Developing and monitoring each client’s comprehensive treatment program
  • Overseeing initial/ongoing staff training and supervision
  • Providing parent coaching and training
  • Coordination of care

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)®

RBTs have a minimum of a high school degree or equivalent, have completed 40 hours of approved training, demonstrated mastery on RBT task list and competency assessment, and must pass the Board certification exam.

RBTs and RBTs in training (Therapists) provide 1:1 and group ABA therapy based on each client’s individual treatment program.