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Senate Bill 0096


Senate Bill 0096

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF SB 96 (Updated April 29, 2009 9:23 pm - DI 77)


Addiction counselors. Provides for a license for addiction counselors. Changes the name of the "social worker, marriage and family therapist, and mental health counselor board" to the "behavioral health and human services licensing board" (board) and adds members. Requires addiction counselors and clinical addiction counselors to be licensed. Establishes requirements and procedures for an individual to be licensed as an addiction counselor or clinical addiction counselor. Prohibits a person who is not licensed as an addiction counselor from using certain titles or certain words in a title. Establishes interim qualifications and procedures according to which persons already acting as addiction counselors may obtain initial licensure. Makes conforming changes. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the commission on mental health.)
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