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24.189.301    DEFINITIONS

(1) "APA" means the American Psychological Association.

(2) "BACB" means the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, a nonprofit corporation whose credentialing programs for behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.

(3) "Behavior technician" means a supervisee primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior analytic services. The behavior technician does not design intervention or assessment plans.

(4) "Health care provider" is defined in 33-22-138, MCA.

(5) "Licensee" means the holder of a current license issued by the board.

(6) "Licensee-patient relationship" means:

(a) the licensee agrees to undertake diagnosis and/or treatment of an individual seeking services; and

(b) the individual agrees to be diagnosed and/or treated by the licensee whether or not there has been an in-person meeting between the two.

(7) "NCCA" means the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.

(8) "Psychological resident" means a supervisee following board approval of a supervised postdoctoral supervision proposal. This title shall be:

(a) used only in conjunction with activities and services of the postdoctoral supervised training to fulfill the experience requirements;

(b) used for a maximum of five years; and

(c) identified for clients, third-party payers, and other entities.

(9) "Telehealth" is defined at 37-2-304, MCA. 


History: 37-1-131, 37-2-304, 37-17-202, 37-17-406, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-2-304, 37-17-101, 37-17-302, 37-17-402, 37-17-403, 37-17-404, 37-17-406, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 307, Eff. 2/28/03, AMD, 2004 MAR p. 1474, Eff. 7/2/04; TRANS, from Commerce, 2004 MAR p. 2282; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 348, Eff. 3/23/07; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1508, Eff. 6/25/10; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 1656, Eff. 9/23/17; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 45, Eff. 1/18/20; AMD, 2023 MAR p. 1749, Eff. 12/9/23.

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