RECENT UPDATES

April 2017 Newsletter

In this issue: Appropriate RBT Activities The 2017 Michael Hemingway Behavior Analysis Award Reporting Important Information to the BACB: Health- and Safety-Related Incidents — Part 2 BCBA/BCaBA Examination Applications: Deadline Change and Late Fee Elimination Elimination of Interim Documentation for

Recent & Upcoming Changes

In an effort to assist certificants in remaining up-to-date with BACB standards, the table available here summarizes current and upcoming changes announced in past issues of the BACB Newsletter.

Customer Service Updates Page

Visit our Customer Service Updates page for information about current processing status and links to the most frequently requested information. www.bacb.com/customerserviceupdates

2016 VCS Pass Rates Now Available

Visit our Verified Course Sequences page for current VCS pass-rate data.

2017 Board of Directors Elections

We are pleased to announce the results of our spring Board of Directors election. Dr. Jonathan Baker was elected to serve a second three-year term and Dr. Ivy Chong and Dr. SungWoo Kahng were each elected to serve three-year terms as new directors beginning

Holiday Closures

The BACB office will be closed on the following US holidays in 2017: Monday, January 2 Monday, January 16 Monday, February 20 Monday, May 29 Tuesday, July 4 Monday, September 4 Friday, November 10 Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November

January 2017 Newsletter

In this issue:  Introducing the BCBA/BCaBA Task List (5th ed.) Changes to the BCBA and BCaBA Coursework Requirements A Summary of Recent and Upcoming Changes to BACB Standards  

Accreditation of RBT Credential

We are pleased to announce that the BACB has received accreditation of its Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). NCCA is the accreditation body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence and its accreditation

BCaBA Supervision Documents

Two documents are now available for BCaBAs and their supervisors who will be required to meet new supervision standards as of January 1, 2017. The Standards for Supervision of BCaBAs describes the new requirements. The BCaBA Supervision Contract Specifications document

Call for Nominations for BACB Board of Directors

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) is holding nominations for openings on the Board of Directors. Board members will serve one 3-year term with an option to be re-elected for a second 3-year term. Only nominations submitted by BACB certificants will