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The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) offers certification programs to educators and licensed professionals who work with individuals with special needs. Educators and healthcare professionals worldwide are seeing the benefits that come from becoming certified for Autism and special needs. Enhanced credibility, greater parent/patient confidence, increased funding opportunities, and reduced risk of litigation are just a few of the benefits of training and certification from IBCCES.

AUTISM CERTIFICATIONS – MASTER’S DEGREE LEVEL

CAS

Certified Autism Specialist

Level 1 – Master’s Degree

A Level 1 Autism Credential for professionals with a Master’s Degree or 10+ years experience.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree & 2+ years experience treating or supporting individuals with autism (OR a Bachelor’s Degree & 10+ years of experience)
  • 14 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • Pass the online Autism Competency Exam
  • Registry Fee: $495
  • Renewal fee: $199 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

ACAS

Advanced Certified Autism Specialist

Level 2 – Current CAS Holders

Demonstrate your mastery of Advanced ABA-Focused Autism Training with Level 2 Certification.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must Currently hold a Certified Autism Specialist credential
  • Completion of IBCCES Advanced ABA Focused Autism Training (20 CEU’S)
  • Pass the IBCCES Advanced Certified Autism Specialist Exam
  • Registry Fee: $595
  • Renewal fee: $299 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

CAS + ACAS

Combined Package for Advanced CAS

Level 2 – For New Applicants

Advanced Certification Package for first time applicants. Includes the CAS Level 1 prerequisite.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree & 2+ years experience treating or supporting individuals with autism (OR a Bachelor’s Degree & 10+ years of experience)
  • CAS Requirements – 14 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • ACAS Requirements – Completion of IBCCES Advanced ABA Focused Autism Training (20 CEU’S)
  • Pass the online Autism Competency Exam for both CAS and ACAS
  • Registry Fee: $875
  • Renewal fee: $299 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

AUTISM CERTIFICATIONS – NON-MASTER’S LEVEL

AC

Autism
Certificate

Level 1 – Non-Master’s Degree

Recognizes professionals dedicated to promoting quality care in the field of Autism.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently employed in a setting that requires you to work or have contact with individuals with autism
  • 14 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • Pass the online Autism Certificate Competency Exam
  • Registry Fee: $295
  • Renewal fee: $149 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

AAC

Advanced Autism Certificate

LEVEL 2 – CURRENT AC HOLDERS

Demonstrate your mastery of Advanced ABA-Focused Autism Training with Level 2 Certification.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must Currently hold a Autism Certificate credential
  • Completion of IBCCES Advanced ABA Focused Autism Training (20 CEU’S)
  • Pass the IBCCES Advanced Autism Certificate Exam
  • Registry Fee: $395
  • Renewal fee: $299 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

AC + AAC

Combined Package for Advanced AC

Level 2 – For New Applicants

Advanced Certification Package for first time applicants. Includes the AC Level 1 prerequisite.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently employed in a setting that requires you to work or have contact with individuals with autism
  • AC Requirements – 14 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • AAC Requirements – Completion of IBCCES Advanced ABA Focused Autism Training
  • Pass the online Autism Certificate Competency Exam for both AC and AAC
  • Registry Fee: $555
  • Renewal fee: $299 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

OTHER CERTIFICATIONS

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Certified Autism Travel Professional

Non-Master’s Degree

Recognizes travel professionals dedicated to creating safe, sensory friendly certified travel options.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • Pass the online Autism Certificate Competency Exam
  • Registry Fee: $150
  • Renewal fee: $99 annually

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $50 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

BCCS

Board Certified Cognitive Specialist

Master’s Degree

Recognizes professionals dedicated to supporting individuals with cognitive disorders.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree & 2+ years experience working in your field who treats or supports individuals with cognitive disorders (OR a Bachelor’s Degree & 10+ years of experience)
  • 14 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • Pass the online Competency Exam
  • Registry Fee: $595
  • Renewal fee: $295 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

CCC

Certified Cognitive
Coach

Non-Master’s Degree

Recognizes professionals dedicated to supporting individuals with cognitive disorders.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • 14 continuing education hours: View CE options
  • Pass the online Competency Exam
  • Registry Fee: $395
  • Renewal fee: $195 every two years

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final.  Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.