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Board of Behavioral Science
The Iowa Board of Behavioral Science evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify.
The Board establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed Mental Health Counselors and Marital and Family Therapists and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.
The Board is the link between the consumer and the licensed Mental Health Counselor and Marital and Family Therapist and, as such, promotes the public health, welfare and safety.
Licensees are responsible for meeting all licensure requirements and should review the rules carefully and frequently. Select Laws and Rules listed on the left and scroll through the Rules for detailed information about Licensure Definitions, Licensure Renewal, Reactivation and other important content specific to this profession.
License Brochure - Temporary
License Brochure - Permanent
The Board is now accepting applications for licensure as a Behavior Analyst or an Assistant Behavior Analyst. Currently this is a paper only process. The Online Services Web Site is not accepting online applications at this time.
Behavior Analyst or Assistant Behavior Analyst Application
Behavior Analyst/Assistant Behavior Analyst Renewal/Reactivation Application
Online Services Web Site
You may access the online services web site by clicking https://IBPLicense.iowa.gov/
The web site will allow individuals to complete the following tasks:
- Apply for initial licensure
- Renew your license
- Reactivate your license
- Request a license verification
- Change your address
- Attach documents to your license
- File a complaint
- List of licensees