Texas Considers Licensing Applied Behavior Analysts

A new bill is being considered by Texas state lawmakers which would introduce a new category of mental health profession into state law. According to The Houston Chronicle, applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a therapeutic treatment which has had great success in treating the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is the most well-known…

How to Prepare for an Evidentiary Hearing Before the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH)

The Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) acts as a neutral legal forum for many boards and agencies across the state. Licensed professionals fighting against licensure complaints may participate in an administrative hearing before the SOAH if informal resolution processes fail. Administrative hearings before the SOAH are formal. Professionals should treat these proceedings as…