Glossary Term - Board Certified Behavior Analysts

Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)

A BCBA is someone certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) to work with individual clients and supervise ABA providers, using the principles and procedures of behavior analysis. Certification requires a Master's degree, 225 classroom hours of specific behavior analysis coursework, at least 1,500 hours of supervised experience using ABA directly with clients, and passing the BCBA's national certification exam.