ABA services are provided by A board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) To become a BCBA, the following is required:


  1.   A master’s degree or PhD in behavior analysis, special education, or psychology

  2.   Pass a national certification exam

  3.   Meet requirements for a state license to practice (in some states)


Telehealth and direct intervention ABA programs often involve a behavior therapist or a registered behavior technician (RBT). These paraprofessional  practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA are trained and supervised by a BCBA to work directly with clients to implement skills/goals written by the BCBA. For more information, visit the Behavior Analyst Certification Board website: