What's a board-certified behavior analyst?
A board-certified behavior analyst is the only type of provider who can perform applied behavior analysis. To become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®), a professional must:
- Have at least a master's degree
- Have 225 classroom hours of specific graduate-level coursework
- Meet experience requirements
- Pass the Behavior Analyst Certification Examination
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are building a network of board-certified behavior analysts that specialize in treating children with autism. There are currently only about 40 in Michigan.