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Behavioral Intervention   

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(a) Pursuant to Education Code section 56520, behavioral interventions shall be designed or planned only by personnel who have a:

(1) Pupil Personnel Services Credential that authorizes school counseling or school psychology; or

(2) credential authorizing the holder to deliver special education instruction; or

(3) license as a Marriage and Family Therapist certified by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, within the Department of Consumer Affairs; or

(4) license as a Clinical Social Worker by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, within the Department of Consumer Affairs; or

(5) license as an Educational Psychologist issued by a licensing agency within the Department of Consumer Affairs; or

(6) license in psychology regulated by the Board of Psychology, within the Department of Consumer Affairs; or

(7) master's degree issued by a regionally accredited post-secondary institution in education, psychology, counseling, behavior analysis, behavior science, human development, social work, rehabilitation, or in a related field.

(b) To provide behavioral intervention, including implementation of behavior intervention plans, but not including development or modification of behavior intervention plans, an LEA shall deliver those services using personnel who:

(1) possess the qualifications under subdivision (a); or

(2)(A) are under the supervision of personnel qualified under subdivision (a); and

(B) possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; and

(C) receive the specific level of supervision required in the pupil's IEP.

Authority cited:

Education Code 56100

Education Code 56366.1

Reference:

Education Code 56363

Education Code 56520

34 C.F.R. 300.34

34 C.F.R. 300.156(b)(1)

(Added by Register 2014, No. 19.)