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IBCCES provides research-based, position-specific training and certification programs to help therapists, healthcare providers, and support staff to better understand individuals with cognitive disorders, as well as earn specialized credentials and professional recognition. IBCCES offers a number of certification programs for providers such as SLPs, OTs, mental health professionals, behavior therapists, and other professionals who work with autistic individuals or individuals with other cognitive disorders.

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IBCCES offers a number of online training and certification programs for educators and professionals who work in an education setting to provide best practices, up-to-date training, and professional recognition.

Autism Certifications

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The Certified Autism Specialist™(CAS) and Autism Certificate (AC) certifications are for professionals who are responsible for providing services or support to individuals who have autism. These 14 CE training and certification programs focus on best practices in the following areas: (ASHA and AOTA-approved training modules available):

  • Autism Overview
  • Behavior
  • IEP and Program Development
  • Early Childhood Identification
  • Parent Communication
  • Comorbidities

CAS Certification + Exam:$495 | AC Certification + Exam:$295

*Our autism certifications are also available in Spanish or Arabic

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Additional Information

Autism Certification Requirements

RequirementsCertified Autism SpecialistAutism Certificate
Degree + ExperienceBachelors + 10 years experience -OR- Masters + 2 years experienceMust currently (or soon to) be providing services to autistic individuals
CE hours (training content included with program)1414
Certification Fee (includes training, exam + credential)$495$295
Renewal Fee
(every 2 years)
$199$149

Who Can Benefit From Autism Certifications?

  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Behavior Therapists
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Physical Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Clinical Social Workers
  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Hospital staff
  • Techs
  • Childcare Directors
  • First Responders
  • Medical Assistants
  • Clinic Staff

Advanced Autism Certifications

The Advanced Certified Autism Specialist (ACAS) and Advanced Autism Certificates (AAC) are for practitioners looking to increase their knowledge and expertise in the field of behavior intervention and ABA best practices. The program is designed to give professionals specific information on behavior techniques and other ABA-related information in order to incorporate these learnings into their day-to-day practice.

The 21 CEU ACAS and AAC certifications include training on the following topics:

    • Behavior
    • Behavior Contingency
    • Ethics
    • Discrete Trial Training

ACAS Registration Fee: $875

(Includes training, certification + exam for bundle price which includes pre-requisite (CAS) certification and advanced program)

AAC Registration Fee: $555

(Includes training, certification + exam for bundle price which includes pre-requisite (AC) certification and advanced program)

Additional Information

Advanced Autism Certification Requirements

RequirementsAdvanced Certified Autism SpecialistAdvanced Autism Certificate
Degree + ExperienceBachelors + 10 years experience
-OR- Masters + 2 years experience
Must currently (or soon to) be providing services to individuals with autism
Prerequisite for Advanced CertificationMust currently hold CAS credential (or purchase bundle)Must currently hold AC crendential (or purchase bundle)
CE hours (training content included with program)2121
Certification Fee if Prerequisite is Met (includes training, exam + credential)$669$469
Renewal Fee
(every 2 years)
$299$249
Bundle Certification Package (includes prerequisite certification + advanced program)$875$555

Who Can Benefit From Advanced Autism Certifications?

  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Behavioral Health Professionals
  • Physicians
  • Hospital staff
  • Early Intervention staff
  • Autism Organization Volunteers
  • Behavior Therapists
  • Medical Assistants
  • Techs
  • Mental Health Professionals

Teletherapy Certifications

The Board Certified Telepractice Specialist™(BCTS) and Telepractice Facilitator Certificate™(TFC) are for professionals who are responsible for providing services or support to individuals virtually. These 8 CEU or 5 CEU training and certification programs are meant for speech therapists, occupational therapists, mental health professionals, and facilitators of virtual therapy services. Training content for these certifications focus on:

    • Introduction to telepractice
    • Environment
    • Technology
    • Licensing & compliance
    • Facilitation
    • Scheduling
    • Materials
    • Assessment
    • Introducing this model and working with stakeholders

BCTS Certification + Exam:$295 | TFC Certification + Exam:$199

Additional Information

Teletherapy Certification Requirements

RequirementsBoard Certified Telepractice SpecialistTelepractice Facilitator Certificate
Current Experience LevelHas successfully completed formal training from an accredited college or university to deliver therapy services to individualsCurrently working in the field as a therapy facilitator or other support
CE hours (training content included with program)85
Certification Fee (includes training, exam + credential)$295$199
Renewal Fee
(every 2 years, includes renewal training if needed)
$149$99

Who Can Benefit From Teletherapy Certifications?

  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Behavior Therapists
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Telehealth Facilitators
  • Childcare Teachers/Supervisors/Asst.
    Directors
  • Autism organization volunteers

Certification Process

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