Ensuring Appropriate Qualifications for Applied Behavior Analyst Professionals: The Behavior Analyst Certification Board

@article{Shook2005EnsuringAQ,
  title={Ensuring Appropriate Qualifications for Applied Behavior Analyst Professionals: The Behavior Analyst Certification Board},
  author={Gerald L. Shook and John T. Neisworth},
  journal={Exceptionality},
  year={2005},
  volume={13},
  pages={10 - 3}
}
The escalating numbers of people identified with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders has resulted in a corresponding increase in the demand for behavior specialists who can direct and conduct applied behavior analytic interventions. There are, however, severe shortages in professionals who can deliver quality services. In this article we describe the credentialing process and requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®). University training is now available… 
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