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Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-86
Licensing of Applied Behavior Analysts

SECTION 5-86-16


§ 5-86-16 Grounds for discipline.

The board has the power to deny, revoke, or suspend any license issued by the department in accordance with this chapter, or to discipline a licensee upon proof that the person:

(1) Is guilty of fraud or deceit in procuring or attempting to procure a license or temporary license;

(2) Is guilty of a felony or of a crime of immorality;

(3) Is habitually intemperate or is addicted to the use of habit-forming drugs;

(4) Is mentally incompetent;

(5) Is incompetent or negligent in the practice of applied behavior analysis as determined by the Rhode Island applied behavior analyst licensing board;

(6) Has not fulfilled the required continuing education requirements as determined by the Rhode Island applied behavior analysis licensing board;

(7) Has violated the ethical principles governing applied behavior analysts and the practice of applied behavior analysis, as adopted by the board and in force at the time a charge is made, provided that those ethical principles are a nationally recognized standard;

(8) Has practiced as a licensed applied behavior assistant analyst or has performed the duties of a licensed applied behavior assistant analyst without proper supervision by a licensed applied behavior analyst pursuant to § 5-86-26;

(9) Has had their license revoked, suspended, privileges limited or other disciplinary action in another state or jurisdiction, including the voluntary surrender of a license; or

(10) Has failed to furnish the department or its legal representative information requested by the board as part of a disciplinary action.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 318, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 338, § 1.)