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CONSULTANT

Hold a certificate from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BCAB) as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), and

Have a minimum two (2) years of experience developing/providing intensive intervention or overseeing the intensive intervention program for children with autism

OR

Hold a minimum of a master’s degree in Psychology, Speech-Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy or Special Education and have a minimum of two (2) years experience providing intensive intervention or overseeing the intensive intervention program for children with autism

LEAD THERAPIST

Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Education/Special Education, Psychology, Speech-Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field, and

Have completed 120 hours or specified autism training including:

  1. Introduction to Autism (A maximum of 12 hours on this topic)
  2. Communication Strategies (including alternative and augmentative strategies)
  3. Sensory Processing disorders and over-arousal response
  4. Behavior analysis/positive behavioral supports (including data collection, reinforcement schedules and functional analysis of behavior)
  5. Evidence-based interventions
  6. Techniques for effectively involving and collaborating with parents

OR

Have completed an Autism Certificate Program, and

Have a minimum of two (2) years experience in intensive intervention programs for children with autism, and

Enroll with Arkansas Medicaid to receive a National Provider Identifier (NPI).

In a hardship situation, Partners may issue a provisional certification to enable services to be delivered in a timely manner. A hardship situation exists when a child is in need of services and staff is not available who meet all training requirements. Provisional certification of a particular staff person requires that the total number of training hours be completed within the first year of service.

LINE THERAPIST

Hold a high school diploma or GED

Have completed 80 hours of specified autism training including:

  • Introduction to Autism (A maximum of 12 hours on this topic)
  • Communication Strategies (including alternative and augmentative strategies)
  • Sensory Processing disorders and over-arousal response
  • Behavior analysis/positive behavioral supports (including data collection, reinforcement schedules and functional analysis of behavior)
  • Evidence-based interventions
  • Techniques for effectively involving and collaborating with parents

Have a minimum of two (2) years experience working directly with children with autism

Enroll with Arkansas Medicaid to receive a National Provider Identifier (NPI).

In a hardship situation, Partners may issue a provisional certification to enable services to be delivered in a timely manner.  A hardship situation exists when a child is in need of services and staff is not available who meet all training requirements.  Provisional certification of a particular staff person requires that the total number of training hours be completed within the first year of service.