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News Emergency Policy on Teletherapy for Applicant Experience and Supervision Hours

At its meeting on March 20, 2020, the Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions voted to issue the following policy:
3/20/2020
  • Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions

Because of the current declared state of emergency in Massachusetts, to the extent applicable for applicants of all license types, teletherapy sessions and supervision through video conferencing or telephone that occurred or will occur from March 10, 2020 through June 30, 2020 will be accepted toward experience hours and Direct Client Contact Experience or supervision requirements.

Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions 

Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions encompass the fields of Behavioral Analysis, Educational Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, and Rehabilitation Counseling.

The Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions licenses candidates who meet the requirements developed for these professions. They administer and enforce regulations related to the education guidelines for licensing and contract with test vendors to provide the licensing examinations. The Board also protects consumers by disciplining those who violate licensing regulations.
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