RENEWAL & RECERTIFICATION

QASP Annual Renewal & Re-certification Cycle

In accordance with best practice, as of January 1, 2013, QASP credentials will adhere to the renewal and re-certification cycle. 

  1. Included in initial certification - Year 1 an 2
  2. Annual Renewal (after year 2) - Year 3
  3. Recertification - Year 4

QASPs will receive a notice from the ABA Registry that their credential is up for renewal or recertification 3 months prior to expiration.  It is the QASPs responsibility to ensure all contact information on the ABA registry is correct. The ABA registry is not responsible for ensuring that the QASP is reminded of their renewal or recertification date. 

All renewal and re-certifications’ must be completed online. There are no exceptions.

Annual Renewal

Renewal of Qualified Autism Services Practitioner Credential (QASP)

  1. Renewal fee is $50.00
  2. Information must be updated if needed to ensure all contact information is correct
  3. QASP must agree to the Code of Ethics
  4. QASP must complete Criminal Background Disclosure form
  5. Failure to complete any of the above steps by the expiration date will jeopardize the status of the QASP.

Recertification

Recertification of the QASP

  1. Recertification fee of 450.00· 
  2. Complete the online form for recertification.
  3. Verification of a minimum 10 hours of supervision/100 hours of fieldwork under a BCBA or other licensed or certified professional are required per year.
  4. The QASP will be required to report the name of their supervisor(s) and provide documentation of that supervision through the fieldwork verification form.
  5.  Completion of 36 hours of acceptable continuing education with at least 3 hours in ethics and professional behavior.
  6. QASP must complete Criminal Background Disclosure form
  7. Successful completion of the recertification exam.

All renewals and recertification’s will be reviewed at the quarterly QABA Board meetings.

ABAT Annual Renewal & Re-certification Cycle

In accordance with best practice, as of January 1, 2013, ABAT credentials will adhere to the renewal and re-certification cycle. 

  1. Annual Renewal – Year 1 and Year 2
  2. Recertification  - Year 3

ABATs will receive a notice from the ABA Registry that their credential is up for renewal or recertification 3 months prior to expiration.  It is the ABATs responsibility to ensure all contact information on the ABA registry is correct. The ABA registry is not responsible for ensuring that the ABAT is reminded of their renewal or recertification date. 

All renewal and re-certifications’ must be completed online. There are no exceptions.

Annual Renewal

Renewal of the Applied Behavior Analysis Technician (ABAT).

  1. Renewal fee is $50.00
  2. Information must be updated if needed to ensure all contact information is correct
  3. ABAT must agree to the Code of Ethics
  4. ABAT must complete Criminal Background Disclosure form
  5. Failure to complete any of the above steps by the expiration date will jeopardize the status of the ABAT.

Recertification

Recertification of the  ABAT

  1. Recertification fee of 150.00· 
  2. Complete the online form for recertification.
  3. Verification of a minimum 10 hours of supervision/100 hours of fieldwork under a BCBA or other licensed or certified professional are required per year.
  4. The ABAT will be required to report the name of their supervisor(s) and provide documentation of that supervision through the fieldwork verification form.
  5.  Completion of 36 hours of acceptable continuing education with at least 3 hours in ethics and professional behavior.
  6. ABAT must complete Criminal Background Disclosure form
  7. Successful completion of the recertification exam.

All renewals and recertification’s will be reviewed at the quarterly QABA Board meetings.