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10.58.08.00.htm 10.58.08.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 58 BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS Chapter 08 Marriage and Family Therapists ― Requirements for Licensure Authority: Health Occupations Article, §17-101, 17-205, 17-301, 17-303, 17-306, 17-308, 17-309, 17-507, and 17-509, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.58.08.01.htm 10.58.08.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter:. A. Establishes the requirements for an individual to practice clinical marriage and family therapy;. B. Establishes standards of supervision and the responsibilities of supervisors and supervisees in the practice of clinical marriage and family therapy;C. Applies to licensees who:. 1) Practice clinical marriage and family therapy; or. 2) Provide supervision for licensed graduate marriage and family therapists; and. D. Applies to licensed gr
10.58.08.02.htm 10.58.08.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Accredited educational institution” means a Board-approved college or university that is accredited by a national or regional accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation or through one of the following bodies recognized by the U.S. Departmea) The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools ― the Commission on Higher Education;.
10.58.08.03.htm 10.58.08.03. 03 Application Process for Licensure.. A. In order to obtain a license, an applicant shall:. 1) Complete and return the Board-approved application;. 2) Submit an official transcript from an accredited educational institution awarding the highest degree attained in clinical marriage and family therapy or a related field;3) Pay all applicable fees set forth in COMAR 10.58.02;. 4) Submit to a criminal history background check in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §17-
10.58.08.04.htm 10.58.08.04. 04 Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapists.. A. To qualify for licensure as a graduate marriage and family therapist, an applicant shall have:. 1) One of the following from an accredited educational institution approved by the Board:. a) For an applicant holding a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, or a substantially equivalent program, completed a minimum of 60 semester credit hours or 90 graduate quarter credit hours; orb) For an applicant holdi
10.58.08.05.htm 10.58.08.05. 05 Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapists.. A. To qualify for licensure as a clinical marriage and family therapist, an applicant shall have:. 1) A graduate marriage and family therapist license or other credential approved by the Board;. 2) Completed the course work requirements set forth under Regulation .04B of this chapter;. 3) Completed a minimum of 2 years and 2,000 hours of clinical experience in marriage and family therapy, of which:
10.58.08.06.htm 10.58.08.06. 06 Licensure Eligibility: Out-of-State Applicants.. A. An applicant licensed as a clinical marriage and family therapist or its equivalent, as established by the Board, in another state, territory, or jurisdiction is eligible for licensure if the applicant:1) Provides:. a) A completed Board-approved application;. b) An official transcript from the educational institution which awarded the master’s or doctoral degree;c) A copy of a current license from each state, te
10.58.08.07.htm 10.58.08.07. 07 Standards for Supervision.. A. Except as otherwise specified in this chapter, this chapter does not apply to personnel or management practices associated with contractual relationships or employment.B. A supervisor shall:. 1) Supervise only in those areas within the supervisor’s competence, as determined by:. a) Education;. b) Training; and. c) Experience;. 2) Provide supervision appropriate to the particular level of licensure being applied for or maintained;
10.58.08.08.htm 10.58.08.08. 08 Supervisor Qualifications.. A. Licensure. An individual providing supervision shall be:. 1) Licensed by the Board as a clinical:. a) Marriage and family therapist;. b) Professional counselor;. c) Alcohol and drug counselor; or. d) Professional art therapist; or. 2) A licensed mental health care provider as defined in Regulation .02B of this chapter and approved by the Board.B. Education, Training, or Supervision Experience.. 1) A Board-approved supervisor, or any licensed me
10.58.08.09.htm 10.58.08.09. 09 Supervisor Responsibilities.. A supervisor shall:. A. Agree to and sign a written contract for supervision before initiating supervision;. B. Ensure that the supervisee is practicing within the scope of the supervisee’s license;. C. Determine the skill level at which the supervisee may practice;. D. Focus on primary data from the supervisee’s practice;. E. Maintain documentation, for at least 7 years, of supervisory sessions, including:. 3) Focus of the supervisory sessions;.
10.58.08.10.htm 10.58.08.10. 10 Supervisee Responsibilities.. A. A supervisee shall:. 1) Verify that the supervisee's supervisor has been approved by the Board;. 2) Agree to and sign a written contract for supervision before initiating supervision;. 3) Attend and participate in supervision as agreed to in the supervision contract;. 4) Prepare for supervision using case materials related to the supervisee’s clinical marriage and family therapy practice;5) Maintain documentation of supervisory sessions
10.58.08.9999.htm 10.58.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―05 adopted as an emergency provision effective October 1, 2001 (28:22 Md. R. 1932) adopted permanently effective January 21, 2002 (29:1 Md. R. 24)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective October 1, 2002 (29:25 Md. R. 1979) amended permanently effective March 3, 2003 (30:4 Md. R. 317)Regulation .06 adopted as an emergency provision effective October 1, 2002 (29:25 Md. R. 1979) adopted permanently effective
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