Behavior Analyst Leadership Council - Legislative Information

Currently, one of the main activities that Behavior Analyst Leadership Council is to to educate the behavior analytic community, recipients of behavior analytic services, and legislative bodies regard licensure of behavior analysis practitioners. Under a pending bill under consideration in the Connecticut Legislature, BALC would pave the way to ensure the establishment of licensure of behavior analysts within the state, that would protect consumers of services based upon an established scope of practice.


Important message

CT is now accepting applications for licensure


Dear BCBAs practicing in Connecticut:

We are please to announce the the Department of Public Health portal to submit applications for CT licensure is now open!

You will need a current photo and a credit card to submit your application. You will also need to have verification that you are a BCBA sent from the BACB and if you hold a license in any other state you will also need to have verification sent from that state as well.

Here is the link:
http://www.portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing--Investigations/Behavioral-Analyst/Behavioral-Analyst-Licensing

The initial fee is $350, the BACB fee is $25, and there may also be a fee for other states to send verification.

Licensure to practice will be required effective 7/1/18.

Feel free to contact me if you would like any additional information: (203)376-6038 orFeel free to contact me if you would like any additional information: call (203)376-6038 or email questions to: sletso@mbs-inc.org.

Yours truly,
Suzanne Letso, M.A., BCBA
President, Behavior Analyst Leadership Council


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Click here to download Licensure of Behavior Analysts 7/1/18





Important message

On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the just above de minimis standard used by many circuits to measure what constitutes a free and appropriate education under the IDEA. The court today held that the IEP must be reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child's circumstances. Link to decision: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-827_0pm1.pdf




Proposed Language for Legislation

Update on 2016 Scope of Practice Review Request

1. Report to the General Assembly. Scope of Practice Review Committee Report on Behavior Analysts.

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2. Draft 2018 AN ACT CONCERNING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS
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3. 2016 Scope of Practice Review Request for Licensure of Behavior Analysts.

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Legislative Fact Sheet

1. FAQ’s Regarding Licensure of Behavior Analysts

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2. Estimated Income & Expenses for Licensure of Behavior Analysts

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