Reminder: Consultation on Draft Regulations Regarding the Regulation of Behaviour Analysts

Consultation Closes on December 2, 2022 – View Consultation Documents Here

The College of Psychologists of Ontario has been working towards welcoming Behaviour Analysts to what will become the new College of Psychologists and Behaviour Analysts of Ontario. To prepare for proclamation of the Psychology and Applied Behaviour Analysis Act, 2021, the College has developed Regulations related to the regulation of Behaviour Analysts.

Regulation development follows a formal process set out in section 95(1) (1.4) of the Health Professions Procedural Code being Schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.  This section of the Code requires the College to circulate proposed Regulations or Regulation amendments to its members, the public and stakeholders for a minimum of 60 days.  At the conclusion of the circulation period, the College Council considers the feedback received, makes any changes deemed appropriate, and approves the final draft Regulations for submission to the government for its review, approval, and ultimate proclamation on a date of its choosing. 

At its meeting of September 23, 2022, the College approved, for circulation, the proposed amendments to the Registration Regulation, General Regulation (Quality Assurance and Advertising), and the Professional Misconduct Regulation.

On October 3, 2022, the College sent emails inviting members and a variety of other stakeholders to comments on the draft Regulations.  The College wishes to thank those who have provided feedback on the proposals.  If you wish to comment but have not yet done so, we would appreciate hearing from you by Friday December 2, 2022, so your comments can be included in the Council discussions at its next meeting.

To review the consultation documents and to provide your feedback please click HERE.

If you are aware of anyone who would be interested in this consultation, we encourage you to share this information with them.