aUKBA (cert)

aUKBA(cert) Membership

£95/year

The UK-SBA searchable register is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for those who are working in the field of Health and Social Care.

Those members who are currently working or seeking to work in the field of Health and Social Care will be awarded the PSA quality mark.

We strongly urge all consumers to request references and proof of qualification and proof of insurance, disclosure and safeguarding from any practitioner they seek to appoint.  All registrants must provide these items on request.

Please go to our field by field Guide to Completing the Registration Form if you need any guidance completing the form.

Requirements

aUKBA(cert) membership of the UK-SBA is open to applicants who hold the following:

One of the following certifications:

  • BACB Certification: BCaBA

Or

  • CABAS Teacher 1 without a Master’s Degree

Requirements for safe practice:

  • Insurance: If you are currently working or seeking employment you must hold current insurance (either from your employer or independent insurance) and you must be insured for your full term of membership. 
  • Disclosure: If you are working with or seeking to work with children and/or vulnerable adults you must hold a current Disclosure issued within 3 years of the date of membership registration.
  • Safeguarding: If you are working with or seeking to work with children and/or vulnerable adults you must have completed appropriate safeguarding training completed within 3 years of the date of membership registration. 

Evidence Required

  • BCaBA Certificate

Or

  • CABAS Teacher 1: CABAS Certificate

Plus

  • If you are working or seeking employment you must provide evidence of your current insurance for the role that you hold.
  • If you are working with or seeking to work with children and/or vulnerable adults you must provide evidence of your Disclosure.  This must have been issued within 3 years of the date of membership registration.
  • If you are working with or seeking to work with children and/or vulnerable adults you must provide evidence of your appropriate Safeguarding training.                                                   This must have been completed within 3 years of the date of membership registration. 

Membership Commitments

As a member you must agree to abide by the UK-SBA Code of Ethical and Professional Conduct and the Complaints Procedure.

As a member you will provide all references to your prospective employer on their request.

Supervision Requirements

As an aUKBA(cert), you must receive supervision from a UKBA(cert) for a minimum of one hour of supervision for every two weeks worked as a behaviour analyst.  A supervision period is a calendar month. A minimum of one half of the supervisory hours must be provided 1:1 between the supervisor and the aUKBA(cert). The second half can include small group meeting of no more than 3 aUKBA(cert).

Continuing Education Requirements

As a member you agree to complete 16 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours per term of membership and to upload evidence of these to your account.

Note: CPD hours should be behaviour analytic in nature and organised by a BACB Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Provider

Benefits

  • aUKBA(cert) membership badge
  • Searchable on the UK-SBA Register
  • aUKBA(cert) members who are currently working or seeking to work in the field of Health and Social Care will be awarded the PSA quality mark.
  • Full access to UK-SBA Job Board
  • aUKBA(cert) members may stand for UK-SBA Board positions
  • aUKBA(cert) members have full voting rights
  • aUKBA(cert) membership also entitles members to discounts on UK-SBA event registration, discounts on EABG and EABA conference registration, and access to members-only website areas.

Voting

aUKBA(cert) members may nominate for and vote in the elections for Directors to the Board

Membership Fee : £95.00 per year

Apply for aUKBA (cert)

Please fill every box in the form below - if a box is not relevant to you please just add N/A. Your answers to the following questions will create your searchable profile and it is therefore essential you put an answer for each question. You cannot submit your form unless you have provided an answer for each field.

Title*
First Name*
Last Name*
House*
Street*
Town*
County*
Post Code*
Region*
Phone* (FOR UK SBA CONTACT)
Email * (FOR UK SBA CONTACT)
Public Phone Number
Public Email Address
Job Title*
Areas of Expertise and Number of Years Practising
?Please enter number of years experience; enter "none" where you do not have experience in that field
Autism*
Mainstream Education*
Learning Disabilities (Adult)*
Organisational Behaviour Management*
Learning Disabilities (Children)*
Other
?Please list any other areas of expertise not included in the list above and number of years experience in this area.
Qualification
Other
?Please list relevant degree(s)/qualification(s) including awarding body and date of award
(you will need to provide evidence or your certificant number for each qualification you list when you upload your supporting evidence at the end of the regsitration process)
Other Information
About Me*
?Please enter any addtional information you would like displayed on your searchable profile.
Photo* (The recommended size for profile image is 460 x 560 pixels)

    All Members must answer all the following questions. Any practitioner who is working or seeking employment MUST hold insurance (either as part of their employment contract with their employer OR independent insurance). Any practitioner who is working with vulnerable populations MUST hold a current disclosure and safeguarding training for the population they work with. You MUST upload evidence of your Disclosure, Safeguarding and Current Insurance to your account if you want to appear as searchable as available for work and/or offering supervision. You MUST upload your supporting evidence at the end of this registration form.

    Student members should answer No to Offering Supervision and Available for Work as Student members do not appear on the searchable register. These questions are therefore not relevant to Student members.

    Offering Supervision*
    I am available for work*
    I hold a current disclosure (i.e. DBS, Access NI, Disclosure Scotland) at the level appropriate to the population I work with. (Acquired within 3 years of my registration date with the UK-SBA)*
    ?Evidence is compulsory if you are available for work and/or offering supervision We understand there are difficulties for independent, self-employed practitioners obtaining an enhanced disclosure if they cannot access an employer to apply for one on their behalf. We are exploring alternative routes for our members with the authorities, as this is a clear anomaly in the system. But in the meantime, please submit a basic disclosure.
    My Insurance is current*
    ?Evidence is compulsory if you are available for work and/or offering supervision.
    I have completed Safeguarding Training at the level appropriate to the population I work with. (Acquired within 3 years of my registration date with the UK-SBA)*
    ?Evidence is compulsory if you are available for work and/or offering supervision
    I agree to complete at least 6 CPD during my 12 month membership *
    ?Members must attach evidence of 6 Continuing Professional Development units, (CPDs), to their account as they collect them during their term of membership
    I have read and agree to abide by the UK-SBA Code of Ethical and Professional Conduct *
    I have read and agree the UK-SBA Complaints Procedure *
    I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of the GDPR Policy Documents for UK-SBA Membership *
    I understand I will only be contactable via the register if I have opted for and been approved as searchable for work and/or offering supervision.
    I confirm I am a resident of the UK and I confirm I am eligible to work in the UK.
    I hereby declare that the information I have provided for membership of the UK-SBA is true and correct. I understand that any deliberate dishonesty may result in refusal of this application or termination of membership.
    Upload supporting documents for your account. This could be supporting evidence for the following: your chosen level of membership (certificates and/or official transcripts, a completed letter of support), qualifications cited (certificates and/or official transcripts), safeguarding certificate(s), evidence of your Disclosure, CPD evidence.
    Please do not upload your insurance evidence here, this should be done via the link “Upload Insurance Documents” on your Dashboard.
    A CV is NOT accepted as evidence – please do not upload your CV
    All information must be evidenced by uploading relevant documents:
    • Undergraduate/Postgraduate Academic Qualifications such as PGDip/Msc/PhD - certificates or transcripts required for all relevant qualifications you list
    • Professional Qualifications such as BCBA/BCaBA/CABAS/RBT -certificant number required for all, you may supply your cerificate. If you are searchable for work you MUST provide your DBS certificate, Insurance Certificate, CPD Certificates letters of reference etc
    • Please note we cannot approve your membership without all required supporting evidence - if you do not have an electronic version of your certificate(s) please provide a clear photograph or scanned image of your certificate(s).
    • For those providing a letter of support (Associate, Affiliate, Student Categories) you must use and upload our letter template downloadable from the "Evidence Required" section at the top of the form - your CV is not acceptable as supporting evidence.
    Upload documents*
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      If you have any current unspent sanctions or have been struck off any other register(s)/ relevant bodies then you have a duty to disclose this to the UK-SBA at the time of applying for or renewing membership. If you have any one of these you must tick the relevant statement below. If you respond in the affirmative, your application for membership or renewal will still be considered and you will be invited by the UK-SBA to provide further information.
      I do not have any current unspent sanctions from any employer/other professional register/relevant body. I have not been struck off any other register or relevant body.
      I do have a current unspent sanction(s) from an employer/other professional register/relevant body. I have been struck off another register or relevant body.