Certification as a Board Certified Autism Professional (BCAP) demonstrates behavior analytic competency in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder and a commitment to consumer safety by graduate-level professionals who are independent practitioners. Board Certified Autism Professionals provide evidence-based autism treatment services, including but not limited to conducting behavioral assessments, treatment planning, functional analysis of maladaptive behaviors, direction of technicians, and direct treatment to address the deficits and behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder using the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis.
About the Behavior Intervention Certification Council
BICC was established in 2013 to promote the highest standards of treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder through the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of all aspects of the certification and certification renewal processes.
The BCAP exam is offered year-round at testing sites across the United States and internationally. A list of test centers is available at www.behavioralcertification.org. Once your application has been approved and exam fees paid you will receive email instructions from PSI the schedule your exam.
BICC requires the continuing professional development of its certificants to ensure that individuals who hold the BCAP credential maintain an ongoing commitment to learning, keep pace with developments in the field of behavior analysis, and strengthen their knowledge.