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§ 17-601. Representations to the public; licensed practice

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-601
§ 17-601. Representations to the public; licensed practice
Unless an individual is licensed to practice clinical alcohol and drug counseling, clinical marriage and family therapy, clinical professional counseling, or clinical professional art therapy, an individual may not:
(1) Represent to the public by title, by description of services, methods, or procedures, or otherwise, that the individual is licensed by the Board to provide clinical alcohol and drug counseling services, clinical marriage and family therapy services, clinical professional counseling services, or clinical professional art therapy services in the State;
(2) Use any title, abbreviation, sign, card, or other representation that the individual is a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, licensed clinical marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical professional counselor, licensed clinical professional art therapist; or
(3) Use the title “L.C.A.D.C.”, “L.C.M.F.T.”, “L.C.P.C.”, or “L.C.P.A.T.” or the words “licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor”, “licensed clinical marriage and family therapist”, “licensed clinical professional counselor”, or “licensed clinical professional art therapist” with the intent to represent that the individual practices clinical alcohol and drug counseling, clinical marriage and family therapy, clinical professional counseling, or clinical professional art therapy.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2012, c. 628, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 629, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2014, c. 61, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-601, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-601
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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