Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Requirements


In order to become a BCBA with us, applicants must have:

  • A (preferred) Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or certification in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology Organization. We will consider a Bachelor's, Master's in psychology or education with strong post-degree training in ABA, or cognitive and behavioral psychology.

  • A (preferred) current certification by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board at the graduate level (BCBA). We will consider candidates who have completed, or are working towards, completion of BCaBA.

  • At least three years relevant experience post degree.

  • Experience and expertise with both autism-spectrum and psychiatric populations, strongly preferred.

  • Experience in evaluation and treatment of children with serious behavioral problems required.

  • Experience in development and implementation of staff training curricula strongly preferred.

Responsibilities of a BCBA:
• Full-time position at Ocean State Behavioral, in which clinician performs functional behavioral analyses, generates related behavioral plans and trains all staff in their application.
• Provides training and supervision of line staff in all policies and procedures, particularly those specific to this developmentally disordered population.
• Consults with families and caregivers


• Successful candidate must possess basic computer skills in order to use a variety of electronic systems to access and/or maintain personal employment-related data, satisfy required annual trainings, and use job-specific applications and email.

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