The International Behavior Therapist™ (IBT™) is the certification for those who provide direct Applied Behavior Analytic services who have completed an IBT™ course sequence that covers the core Applied Behavior Analysis content and who pass a competency examination designed specifically for providing common ABA services at a therapist level.
The IBT™ certification period is 2 years.
6 hours of approved Continuing Education are required for certification renewal.
Have You Already Met the Requirements for the IBT™?
Great! If you already have met the requirements for the IBT™, you only need to verify that through your existing documentation or certifications. Check the requirements for adding the certification on the IBT™ requirements page. These requirements can be met in different ways and include submission of various documents or through currently possessing a BCaBA®, RBT®, or ABAT®.
After documenting that you have met the requirements, you will be added to the IBT™ directory of certifications, receive a link to a digital printable version of your certificate, and you will be able to immediately add the credential to your name. Click below to start the process.
Looking to Meet the Requirements for the IBT™?
Click the link below to begin your IBT™ application. The IBT™ is just 4 steps away! You will need to complete the IBT™ application and submit supporting documentation so we can verify you have met the requirements for the certification. The following are the proposed requirements currently being reviewed by the Professional Advisory Board. These are subject to change based on the review and the final requirement will be posted as such in the weeks to come.
- a high school diploma
- 40 hours of specific content training
- a passing score on the IBT™ exam
Click here to begin your application.
DISCLAIMER: The IBA™ and IBT™ are certifications provided by the International Behavior Analysis Organziation™ (IBAO™). IBAO™ is not affiliated with, authorized by, endorsed by, or connected in any way to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®).