Virginia - ABA Consortium Cohort Application
Applications for Cohort 3 will be accepted from January 1, 2014 through April 1, 2014.
Notification of eligibility to participate will be sent by May 1st, 2014.
Part I. Demographic Information
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
Home Street Address:
Work Street Address:
Part II. Program Plans
Location for attending classes:
Current application status (check one):
Admitted to an approved Master's Program
Currently applying to an approved Master's Program
Already holds a Master's degree in a BACB approved area, applying for ABA certification only
I am interested in the following:
Master’s degree plus certification in ABA
ABA certification only - Already hold Master's degree
Please note that the next cohort starts in the fall 2014 semester.
Part III. Position and Experience
Please list your recent employment and volunteer history:
My career plans for the next 3 to 5 years are as follows:
My university education has included the following:
My undergraduate major was:
My undergraduate grade point average was:
My grade point average for graduate course work thus far is
If you have taken graduate credits toward a master's degree, then how many graduate hours have you completed and in what field?
If you already have a Master's degree, what field is it in?
Please note that the BACB requires a degree in Education, Psychology, or Behavior Analysis in order to sit for the BACB exam.
Please answer questions A and B and choose either C or D depending on your experiences.
My greatest recent challenge professionally and how I handled or will handle it can be described in the following way.
What else would you like to tell us about yourself that might help us differentiate you from other applicants to this program?
If you have recent experience working with individuals with autism or other developmental disabilities, please describe a recent success and your reasons for why it was a success.
If you have no experiences with individuals with autism or other developmental disabilities, please explain why you want to pursue BCBA certification.
I understand that if I am admitted to the VA ABA consortium cohort,
I must attend two orientations---one on May 19th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and one on August 18th from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Yes, I have read this and understand that I am required to attend BOTH orientation sessions should I be admitted into the program.
According to the BACB,
the new BCBA degree requirement
is "posession of a miminum of a master's degree from an accredited univerisity that was (a) conferred in behavior analysis, education, or psychology, or (b) conferred in a degreee program in which the candidate completed a BACB approved course sequence". The change in the BCBA master's degree requirement will go into effect for all completed applications received after December 31, 2015. PEOPLE WITHOUT THESE DEGREES WON’T BE ABLE TO SIT FOR THE EXAM.
Yes, I am aware of this new requirement.
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