Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
What Skills Can ABA Address?
Who is Qualified to Develop and Supervise ABA programs?
A Board Certified Behavior Analyst is a professional who is trained to provide behavior analytic services and has been certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).
- Graduate degree (i.e., Masters or Doctorate Degree in a related field)
- Coursework covering specific content in behavior analysis
- Supervised practical experience
- BCBA examination
Once certified, these professionals are required to earn approved continuing education credits to maintain certification. For more information please visit the website of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board at www.bacb.com.
In addition to this national board certification, some states offer licensure of behavior analysts. License laws vary from state to state. Connecticut requires behavior analysts to obtain a license to practice. For information on licensure in CT, please visit https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing–Investigations/Behavioral-- Analyst/Licensing-Requirements