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10.58.16.00.htm 10.58.16.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 58 BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS Chapter 16 Behavior Analyst Advisory Committee Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-606 and Title 17, Subtitle 6A, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.58.16.01.htm 10.58.16.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs the practice of behavior analysis..
10.58.16.02.htm 10.58.16.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Board” means the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.. 2) “Board-certified assistant behavior analyst” means an individual who:. a) Is credentialed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or a successor organization; and. b) Practices under the supervision of a licensed behavior analyst in accordance with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
10.58.16.03.htm 10.58.16.03. 03 Behavior Analyst Advisory Committee.. A. The Board shall appoint members of the committee as follows:. 1) On or before December 31, 2014, four behavior analysts who:. a) Are credentialed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as board-certified behavior analysts or designated as board-certified behavior analysts-doctoral; andb) Have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience; and. 2) On or after January 1, 2015, four licensed behavior analysts who:.
10.58.16.04.htm 10.58.16.04. 04 Qualifications.. A. To qualify for licensure as a licensed behavior analyst, an individual shall:. 1) Be of good moral character;. 2) Be at least 18 years of age;. 3) Have a current certification as a board-certified behavior analyst or board-certified behavior analyst - doctoral verified by the Board with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or its successor organization;4) Have received a master’s degree or higher from a behavior analysis educational course sequence th
10.58.16.05.htm 10.58.16.05. 05 Application Procedure.. To apply for a license, an individual shall submit:. A. A completed application form to the Board on a form that the Board requires and that is provided by the Committee;B. To a criminal history records check in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §17–501.1, Annotated Code of Maryland; andC. The following documentation:. 1) An official transcript, demonstrating that the applicant has met the minimum degree requirement of the Behavior Analyst Ce
10.58.16.06.htm 10.58.16.06. 06 Renewal.. A. An individual who has been licensed by the Board as a behavior analyst may renew the license every 2 years on the date specified by the Board by:1) Completing a renewal application on a form supplied by the Board;. 2) Submitting evidence of a current certification with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board;. 3) Having current certification verified with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board;. 4) Submitting to a criminal history records check
10.58.16.07.htm 10.58.16.07. 07 Continuing Education.. A. A licensed behavior analyst shall complete continuing education units in accordance with the requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or its successor organization.B. A licensed behavior analyst shall document completion of continuing education requirements and retain this documentation for the succeeding 4 years for possible inspection by the Board.
10.58.16.08.htm 10.58.16.08. 08 Inactive Status.. A. The Board shall place a license on inactive status if the licensed behavior analyst submits to the Board a completed application on a form required by the Board and provided by the Committee.B. A licensed behavior analyst whose license is inactive may not practice behavior analysis until the license has been reactivated in accordance with Regulation .09 of this chapter.C. A licensed behavior analyst whose license is inactive shall renew the in
10.58.16.09.htm 10.58.16.09. 09 Reactivation.. A. A license on inactive status may be reactivated by the Board by:. 1) Complying with the requirements for renewal that exist at the time the license changes from inactive to active status;2) Meeting any continuing education requirements established by the Board; and. 3) Verifying active and current certification with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.. B. The Board may reject an application for reactivation if the licensed behavior analyst is found to
10.58.16.10.htm 10.58.16.10. 10 Reinstatement.. A. The Board shall reinstate the license of a behavior analyst who has not been put on inactive status and who has failed to renew the license for any reason if the behavior analyst:1) Meets the requirements set forth in Regulation .09 of this chapter; and. 2) Applies to the Board for reinstatement of the license within 5 years after the license expires.. B. The Board may not reinstate the license of a behavior analyst who fails to apply for reinstatemen
10.58.16.11.htm 10.58.16.11. 11 Practice Responsibilities.. A. Except where there is a consultative agreement, the licensed behavior analyst is ultimately responsible for the design and implementation of behavior analytic services that are in the best interest of the client, under the licensed behavior analyst’s supervision.B. Behavior analysis involves the design, implementation, and evaluation of systematic instructional and environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvemen
10.58.16.12.htm 10.58.16.12. 12 Delivery of Service Model.. A. The provision of behavior analytic services may take one of three forms:. 1) A tiered-service delivery model;. 2) A direct service model; or. 3) A consultative model.. B. Unless a consultation agreement described in §E of this regulation exists, a licensed behavior analyst shall be ultimately responsible for the design and implementation of behavior analytic services that are in the best interest of the client, under the licensed behavior
10.58.16.13.htm 10.58.16.13. 13 Supervision.. A. A licensee shall:. 1) Comply with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board requirements regarding supervision of supervisees; and2) Use appropriate clinical judgment in determining when and how often to conduct supervision.. B. Supervision Process.. 1) The supervision shall occur for the duration of clinical service provision (e.g. beginning with assessment and through case closure)2) Supervision activities may involve direct contact with the client or act
10.58.16.14.htm 10.58.16.14. 14 Code of Ethics.. A. A licensed behavior analyst shall comply with the current professional disciplinary and ethical code established by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or its successor organization.B. Familiarity with revisions to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s professional disciplinary and ethical code is the responsibility of the licensed behavior analyst.
10.58.16.15.htm 10.58.16.15. 15 Prohibited Conduct.. Subject to the hearing provisions of Health Occupations Article, §17–6A–21, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Board may deny a license to any applicant, reprimand any licensed behavior analyst, place any licensed behavior analyst on probation, or suspend or revoke a license if the applicant or licensed behavior analyst:A. Fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a license for the applicant or licensed behavior analyst or for another;
10.58.16.16.htm 10.58.16.16. 16 Investigations, Hearings, and Appeals.. A. Complaints alleging prohibited conduct shall be referred to the Committee to be investigated and reported to the Board according to the Board’s procedures.B. A hearing on charges issued under Regulation .15 of this chapter or Health Occupations Article, §17–6A–19, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be held in accordance with the hearing provisions of Health Occupations Article, §17–511 and 17–6A–21, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.58.16.17.htm 10.58.16.17. 17 Fines and Penalties.. A. An individual who violates any provision of Health Occupations Article, Title 17, Subtitle 6A, Annotated Code of Maryland, is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $10,000, or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year, or both.B. The Board may impose a civil fine of not more than $50,000 on an individual who violates any provision of Health Occupations Article, §17–6A–27, Annotated Code of Maryland.C. The Board shall deposi
10.58.16.18.htm 10.58.16.18. 18 Sanctioning Guidelines.. A. If, after a hearing or an opportunity for a hearing under Health Occupations Article, §17–511, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Board finds that there are grounds for discipline under Health Occupations Article, §17–6A–19, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Board may place any licensee or certificate holder on probation, reprimand any licensee or certificate holder, or suspend or revoke a license or certificate.B. In addition to placing
10.58.16.9999.htm 10.58.16.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 22, 2017 (44:10 Md. R. 473).
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