The following definitions should be used when reviewing the following Questions and Answers:
Title VIII: Title VIII refers to the section of Education Law that contains all the statutes (Articles) that define the practice of the professions that fall under the regulatory oversight of the Board of Regents and the State Education Department.
Article 167: Article 167 is the specific section of Title VIII that establishes and defines the practice of applied behavior analysis and the requirements for licensure for licensed behavior analysts and certified behavior analyst assistants, as well as any specific conditions related to the practice of these two professions.
Scope of Practice: The scope of practice refers to the services and activities of each profession that are restricted to those who are licensed under the provisions of the law.
Exemptions: Exemptions refer to individuals or settings that are not required either to hold a license or to employ or engage persons who are licensed. Exemptions usually are clearly identified in the statute, and apply only to the persons or settings that are described in the law.