Existing law requires these specified educational requirements to include at least one semester unit or 15 hours of instruction in psychological testing and at least one semester unit or 15 hours of instruction in psychopharmacology.
Under the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Act, a specified doctoral or master’s degree approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education as of June 30, 2007, is considered by the Board of Behavioral Sciences to meet the specified licensure and registration requirements if the degree is conferred on or before July 1, 2010.
Existing regulatory law requires the clinical examination to be the Association of Social Work Boards Clinical Examination.
Existing law authorizes a fee for the clinical examination in the amount of 0.(E) The Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Act defines the term “accredited” for the purposes of the act to mean a school, college, or university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or its equivalent regional accrediting association.
(1) Existing law requires a Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) fee of to be assessed annually, at the time of license renewal, on specified licensees to pay the reasonable costs associated with operating and maintaining CURES for the purpose of regulating those licensees.(2) Existing law establishes the Task Force on Culturally and Linguistically Competent Physicians and Dentists.
This bill, commencing January 1, 2018, would provide that certain specified titles using the term “intern” or any reference to the term “intern” in those acts shall be deemed to be a reference to an “associate,” as specified.This bill would prohibit these persons from being employed as independent contractors and from gaining experience for work performed as an independent contractor reported on a specified tax form.The bill would specify that the face-to-face counseling requirement of the practicum coursework be face-to-face counseling of individuals, couples, families, or groups.(D) Existing law, the Clinical Social Worker Practice Act, requires applicants for licensure as a clinical social worker to pass a clinical examination.Existing law requires each applicant to, among other things, successfully complete the Part I and Part II written examinations of the National Board Dental Examination of the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations.Existing law requires the board to keep a copy of a complaint it receives regarding the poor quality of care rendered by a licensee for 10 years from the date the board receives the complaint, as provided.Similarly, the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Act requires clinical counselor trainees, interns, and applicants to perform services only as an employee or as a volunteer.The Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Act prohibits gaining mental health experience by interns or trainees as an independent contractor.Under existing law, an “intern” is defined as an unlicensed person who has earned his or her master’s or doctoral degree qualifying him or her for licensure and is registered with the board.Existing law prohibits the abbreviation “MFTI” from being used in an advertisement unless the title “marriage and family therapist registered intern” appears in the advertisement.Existing law requires the fines from licensed optometrists to be deposited into the Optometry Fund and to be available upon appropriation to the State Board of Optometry for the purposes of administration and enforcement.Beginning January 1, 2016, existing law makes the State Board of Optometry responsible for the registration and regulation of registered dispensing opticians.(7) The Board of Behavioral Sciences is responsible for administering, among others, the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Act, the Clinical Social Worker Practice Act, and the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Act.(A) Existing law, the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Act, provides for the regulation of the practice of marriage and family therapy by the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Existing law requires the licensure of marriage and family therapists and the registration of marriage and family therapist interns.