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Capstone Project: Michign State certification

I need assistance with seeking out Michigan state requirements for the necessary certification or licensure needed to work in your desired job (BAAM). Once you have found the requirements for earning the certification/license, search for training requirements needed to renew the certification or to earn the next level. Share the results of your search with your classmates.

Why is it important to attend trainings in topics such as HIPAA, confidentiality, cultural diversity, universal health procedures, and counseling theories?

Summarize your research in state/federal requirements for certification/licensure for your field. Create a timeline that you can follow to meet these requirements

What problems might psychologists encounter when trying to fulfill training requirements? How might these be solved?

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(1) Need assistance with seeking out Michigan state requirements for the necessary certification or licensure needed to work in your desired job, applied behavior).

(A) Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan (BAAM)

Certification is administered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) consisting of a Board certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCBA). After receiving credential individuals are required to comply with a professional code.

The certification process for Behavior analysts fall under the guidelines of the "Practice of Psychology" in the State of Michigan. The certification is administered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCABA). The Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan (BAAM) seeks to support and promote scientific research based on principles of behavior, and to demonstrate effective therapeutic outcomes.

Based on the description provided for a behavioral analyst, they are trained experts utilizing "empirically-established" principles of learning and behavioral techniques to provide effective therapies. The regulatory practices include psychotherapy, counseling, behavior modification, hypnosis, biofeedback techniques, psychological tests or other behavioral techniques. The "practice of psychology" under these regulations does not include the practice of medicine such as prescription drugs, surgical procedures or electro-convulsive therapy (www.baam.emich.edu). Under Michigan guidelines, Behavior analysis may be considered as behavior modification, which will also be covered by the regulation under "Practices of psychology". Licensing and regulations as stipulated under Michigan licensing guidelines for the practice of psychology is as follows

(B) Licensing Requirements

Under Section #333.18223, the licensing board shall establish rules requiring that a granted license under this part (with the ...

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This solution summarizes the Michigan state requirements for the necessary certification or licensure needed to work in the field of counseling.

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