Regional Supervisors are persons with their BCBA/BCBA-D's certificate and have extended experience beyond their Board Certification. Regional Supervisors supervise other BCBAs across large geographical areas and may be involved in your program as needed. Many of Learning ARTS Regional Supervisors have been guest speakers or presenters for various groups and association.
Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) are persons with at least a Master's degree and comprehensive work in the field of applied behavior analysis. BCBAs are required to pass a rigorous national exam in order to be certified. BCBAs supervise multiple programs and will direct the behavior analytic work for the teams. BCBA-D are BCBAs that possess a Doctorate degree and whose doctoral research included research in applied behavior analysis.
Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts are persons with at least a Bachelor's degree and have completed training and work in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. BCaBAs are also required to pass a national exam and may assist the BCBA with the Behavior analytic work for the team. BCaBAs may also be licensed depending on the requirements of the state they work in.
Behavior Specialists are persons with at least a Bachelor's degree and are currently working toward BCBA/BCaBA certification*. They are BCBA-interns, and assist with the development and movement of intervention under the direction of a BCBA or Program Manager, as appropriate.
*Behavior Specialists working for Learning ARTS have 180 days to enroll and start coursework toward the BCBA from the time of hire/promotion.
Behavior Technicians are the persons that work the majority of the 1 to 1 time on the team. They are the ones that take data, assist in program progression, and preform the majority of the work hours. Behavior Technicians will be the most frequent contact on a team, regularly putting in multiple days per week on a case. Behavior technicians are encouraged to complete requirements for the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) or Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT). Learning ARTS encourages that the certification is achieved by Behavior Technicians within 60 days of hire date.
Other Licensed Persons
These are persons licensed in your state, such as Psychologists, Marriage Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, etc. A BCBA may also be a licensed person, depending on state requirements and educational background.