The Organization shall hire Behavior Technicians who:

  1. Only use empirically supported ABA clinical practices that fall within their scope of competence;
  2. Are assigned the following baseline responsibilities under the supervision of a Behavior Analyst or Assistant Behavior Analyst:
    1. Measure patient progress towards treatment goals,
    2. Assist with assessment procedures,
    3. Implement skill acquisition programming,
    4. Implement behavior reduction programming,
    5. Document the provision of services,
    6. Comply with all applicable ethical codes of conduct, and
    7. Comply with applicable supervision standards, including documentation; and
  3. At minimum, have within 180 days of employment and before implementing protocols independently with patients at least one of the following:
    1. A Registered Behavior Technician®(RBT®) credential in good standing;
    2. An equivalent ABA paraprofessional credential in good standing; or
    3. Appropriate qualifications to assist in delivering ABA services under the direction and close supervision of a Behavior Analyst or Assistant Behavior Analyst as specified by applicable regulations and have completed 40 hours of training in ABA before successfully passing a competency assessment administered by a Behavior Analyst.