§ 32-2091 Definitions
§ 32-2091.01 Fees
§ 32-2091.02 Qualifications of applicant
§ 32-2091.03
§ 32-2091.04 Reciprocity
§ 32-2091.06 Temporary licenses; inactive status; reinstatement to active status
§ 32-2091.07 Active license; issuance; renewal; expiration; continuing education
§ 32-2091.08 Exemptions from licensure
§ 32-2091.09 Grounds for disciplinary action; duty to report; immunity; proceedings; board action; notice requirements; civil penalty
§ 32-2091.10 Right to examine and copy evidence; subpoenas; right to counsel; confidentiality
§ 32-2091.11 Injunction
§ 32-2091.12 Violations; classification
§ 32-2091.13 Confidential communications
§ 32-2091.14 Status as behavioral health professional
§ 32-2091.15 Committee on behavior analysts; membership; duties; board responsibilities

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 19.1 > Article 4

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Active license: means a current license issued by the board to a person licensed pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Behavior analysis: means the design, implementation and evaluation of systematic environmental modifications by a behavior analyst to produce socially significant improvements in human behavior based on the principles of behavior identified through the experimental analysis of behavior. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Behavior analysis services: means the use of behavior analysis to assist a person to learn new behavior, increase existing behavior, reduce existing behavior and emit behavior under precise environmental conditions. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Behavior analyst: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this article to practice behavior analysis. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Board: means the state board of psychologist examiners. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Client: means :

    (a) A person or entity that receives behavior analysis services. See Arizona Laws 32-2091

  • Committee on behavior analysts: means the committee established by section 32-2091. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health care institution: means a facility that is licensed pursuant to title 36, chapter 4, article 1. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Incompetent as a behavior analyst: means that a person who is licensed pursuant to article 4 of this chapter lacks the knowledge or skills of a behavior analyst to a degree that is likely to endanger the health of a client. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a licensee that while there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action the board believes the licensee should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the board may result in action against the license. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Psychologist: means a natural person holding a license to practice psychology pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supervisee: means a person who acts under the extended authority of a behavior analyst to provide behavioral services and includes a person who is in training to provide these services. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Unprofessional conduct: includes the following activities, whether occurring in this state or elsewhere:

    (a) Obtaining a fee by fraud or misrepresentation. See Arizona Laws 32-2091

  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215