Applied Behavior Analysis

A Licensed Behavior Analysts designs, implements and evaluates environmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli and consequences, to produce socially significant improvement in human behavior, including the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional analysis of the relationship between environment and behavior, pursuant to a diagnosis and prescription or order from a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide such diagnosis and prescription or ordering services pursuant to a profession enumerated in Article 167, for the purpose of providing behavioral health treatment for persons with autism and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders.

Certified Behavior Analyst Assistants provide services and activities under the supervision of a licensed behavior analyst to perform such patient related applied behavior analysis tasks as are assigned by the supervising licensed behavior analyst.

Last Updated: November 24, 2014