Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. These are individuals who supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts as well as Registered Behavior Technicians and other ABA professionals. It is of particular benefit for ABA practitioners and candidates working toward graduate-level certification who want to specialize in treating individuals on the autism spectrum.

Individualized ABA Programs Providing The Highest Standards For Your Child To Succeed

Our Board Certified Behavior Analyst supervisors provide effective and ethical behavioral intervention services to our clients. We work to constantly remain updated in their research of autism and autism spectrum disorders to ensure the programs they develop are the most effective possible supported by the best scientific evidence available. Working with each client on a highly individualized level, our BCBA supervisors provide service both in-home and at our locations.

Path To Life-Changing Therapy

Who Needs BCBA Supervision?

BCBA candidates who are dedicated to their professional development and meet the following requirements need BCA.

  • Eligibility for BACB Experience Standards toward an approved ABA Masters or certification program.
  • Employment or placement in an ABA setting with access to a clients
  • Consent from an employer or an on-site supervisor
  • Consent from a patient to be recorded or observed remotely
  • Completing 20-130 experience hours in a month

BCBA supervision tends to be of great benefit for ABA therapists and candidates who want to work with children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. At Magnolia Behavior Therapy we have specialists in this field who can help guide your certification training with this discipline.

How Does BCBA Supervision Work?

The intake process starts with a meeting to discuss and outline the specific requirements of the supervision program. This includes the specific curriculum requirements as well as how the program needs to be customized to your individual experience. Upon approval, you will review and sign the required supervision contract, followed by scheduling your first supervision meetings.

Weekly BCBA Supervision Meetings

Candidates typically need to check in once a week, this can usually be done online at a designated time. Most of these meetings will consist of terminology review, as well as ABA history, and concepts that are defined in the BACB Task List. This is typically followed by discussion, review, and feedback of assignments as well as possible review of previously recorded video sessions.

Credentialing and Certification

In addition to general training and education in Applied Behavior Analysis, Magnolia Behavior Therapy also offers supervisory services from experts in the ABA field. Our Board Certified Behavior Analysts can provide you with the level of high-quality supervision you need to maximize ABA education. To that end, we offer different supervision options to help candidates meet and exceed your goals as they work towards their BCBA, BCaBA, or RBT credential.

Our BCBA Leadership Team

Ralph Pampino, BCBA

President & Founder

Ralph Pampino is the owner of Magnolia Behavior Therapy. Ralph is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) serving the greater Seattle area with over seven years of experience in the fields of Applied Behavior Analysis and Special Education. Ralph has been applying his expertise in the Seattle and Puget Sound area since December of 2007.

Ralph has extensive experience in educational consulting, functional behavioral assessment, creating and implementing social and academic home programs, parent training, working with school districts, staff member training, the IEP process, and the development and implementation of positive behavior support plans,.

Ralph obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Florida State University and his Master of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of the Pacific. While still a graduate student, Ralph published several of his works in refereed academic journals and has presented his work at national and international conferences.

Ralph’s interests in future research and behavioral applications lie in the continued demonstration of behavior analysis as applied to real-life settings, the implementation of customized behavioral assessment techniques in the school and home settings, and the improvement and implementation of organizational behavior management strategies to address team/staff member efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction.

Chelsea Travis

BCBA, Vice President of Operations

Chelsea is a Supervisor and MAC Coordinator at Magnolia. Chelsea enjoys celebrating with families when their child learns new and valuable skills! She has worked with clients, ages 2-23, with autism and emotional disorders. From managing Saturday Social Groups to supervising in-home therapy, Chelsea seeks to see clients thrive in day-to-day life. When she’s not at the MAC, Chelsea enjoys classic films, the gym, time with friends, and learning to row.