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The behavior analyst licensing program is administered by the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing. The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development adopts regulations to carry out laws governing behavior analysts in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary actions against people who violate licensing laws. This program was enacted by the Alaska State Legislature (HB 361) in 2014 and went into effect on September 16, 2014.
FAQ about Behavior Analyst Regulations
Effective September 16, 2016, licensure is required for all practicing behavior analysts.
Behavior Analysts may also need to obtain an Alaska Business License, which can be done after receiving a professional behavior analyst license.
Alaska Statutes are passed by the legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the department to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.
AS 08.15 specifically applies to behavior analysts. AS 08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions regulated by the division.
Proposed regulations are advertised in Alaska newspapers and we invite public comment on them. If you would like to receive notice of proposed regulations, you must contact the Regulations Specialist, Jun Maiquis at (907) 465-2537, or by email at email@example.com, and request that your name be added to the Behavior Analysts interested parties list. Please advise us if you move or wish your name removed from the mailing list.
The national organization may provide information on the regulation of the practice of behavior analysts in other states.
Behavior Analyst Certification Board
8051 Shaffer Parkway
Littleton, CO 80127
Alaska Association for Behavior Analysis
P. O. Box 140941
Anchorage, AK 99514-0941
Patricia Lonergan, Licensing Examiner
Phone: (907) 465-1037
Fax: (907) 465-2974
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806