(1) Acceptable continuing education may be chosen from (a) through (d).
(a) Acceptable continuing education includes the following:
(i) any APA-approved or BACB-approved continuing education activity or program for behavior analysts that meets the criteria specified in ARM 24.189.913;
(ii) credit may be given for workshops and other educational activities offered at professional conferences and conventions sponsored by the APA and its affiliates or the BACB if the content of such presentations meets the criteria specified in ARM 24.189.913. General business meetings do not qualify;
(iii) any other specific activities, i.e., audio tapes or conference/workshops, meeting the criteria specified in ARM 24.189.913;
(iv) formally organized classes, with preassigned credit and attendance verifiable by transcript, offered under the auspices of regionally accredited institutions of higher education that meet criteria specified in ARM 24.189.913.
(b) The following professional activities that meet criteria specified in ARM 24.189.913 may be submitted in fulfillment of no more than five continuing education units:
(i) initial presentation of a meeting paper or workshop in the field of behavior analysis based on thorough review of the literature, and including theoretical ideas, with application to clinical work. One hour of continuing education will be credited for each hour of presentation. In addition, one hour of continuing education will be credited for preparation for each hour of presentation;
(ii) publication of a review paper or a formal theoretical paper in a refereed journal in the field of behavior analysis;
(iii) carrying out a research project reported in publishable form;
(iv) teaching a formally organized class in behavior analysis or related subjects that meets the criteria specified in ARM 24.189.913.
(c) No more than four continuing education units may be granted for courses relative to the management of a professional practice.
(d) Behavior analyst board members may receive continuing education credit of up to eight hours per calendar year for their attendance of board meetings.