Mental Health Practice Act
- Specifies title use restrictions for certified addiction specialists, certified addiction technicians, and addiction counselor candidates;
- Establishes clinical supervision privileges for licensed and certified addiction counselors to provide supervision of persons working toward certification or licensure; and
- Clarifies the education and hours of practice required to be certified or licensed as an addiction counselor and the scope of practice of licensed addiction counselors.
- Expands the practice of a certified addiction technician and requires the state board of human services to promulgate rules that include education requirements for certified addiction technicians, certified addiction specialists, and licensed addiction counselors.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)