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Chapter 246-809 WAC

Last Update: 4/22/14

LICENSURE FOR MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS, AND SOCIAL WORKERS

WAC Sections

LICENSED COUNSELORS AND ASSOCIATE COUNSELORSGENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Definitions.
Recordkeeping and retention.
Reporting of suspected abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult.
Sexual misconduct.
Mandatory reporting.
AIDS prevention and information education requirements.
LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS AND LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY ASSOCIATES
One year exemption option.
Definitions.
Education requirementsDegree equivalents.
Program equivalency.
Supervised postgraduate experience.
Approved supervisor.
Examination.
LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS AND LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR ASSOCIATES
One year exemption option.
Definitions.
Education requirements.
Behavioral sciencesProgram equivalency.
Supervised postgraduate experience.
Approved supervisor.
Examination for licensed mental health counselors.
LICENSED SOCIAL WORKERS AND LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER ASSOCIATES
One year exemption option.
Definitions.
Education requirements and supervised postgraduate experience.
Education and experience equivalency.
Approved supervisor standards and responsibilities.
Examination required.
CONTINUING EDUCATION
Professions required to have continuing education.
Eligible continuing education activities.
Suicide training standards.
Industry-recognized local, state, national, international organizations or institutions of higher learning.
Continuing education requirements.
Credit hours for preparation and presentation of a lecture or educational course.
How do I document my courses?
Client disclosure information.
Required disclosure information.
Failure to provide client disclosure information.
Retired active credential.
Licensed counselor, and associateFees and renewal cycle.