A master’s level graduate with a degree in behavioral science or social work that does not meet the above qualifications; or
A bachelor’s level clinician with professional equivalency and making reasonable progress toward a qualifying master’s degree to be completed within two years; or
Certified Associate Behavior Analyst;
All behavior support plans and behavior guidelines require the review signature of a Level 1 Clinician. All clinicians providing behavior management supports are required to obtain a minimum of 10 CEU’s annually or be enrolled in a qualifying master’s or doctoral program. CEUs and graduate work must have courses which have a major focus on ASD.
Either a Level 1 or 2 clinician or individual must supervise individuals implementing behavioral services with professional equivalency.
Case Management –
A provider of targeted case management shall be a person who is employed by:
The Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) as a case manager or social worker providing services to an individual in the custody of or under the supervision of DCBS;
A community mental health center as a provider of targeted case management services in accordance with 907 KAR 1:525; or
A behavioral health organization and who shall meet the following requirements:
Have a bachelor of arts or sciences degree in a behavioral science from an accredited institution. A behavioral science shall include psychology, sociology, social work, human services, or special education;
Have completed the equivalent of one (1) year of experience working directly with children. A master's degree in a behavioral science can substitute for the one (1) year of experience;