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§ 17-304.1. License qualifications; clinical professional art therapy

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-304.1
§ 17-304.1. License qualifications; clinical professional art therapy
In general
(a) Except as provided in § 17-307.1 of this subtitle, to qualify for a license to practice clinical professional art therapy, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Moral character
(b) The applicant shall be of good moral character.
Minimum age
(c) The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.
Education
(d)(1) The applicant shall hold a master's or doctoral degree in art therapy from an accredited educational institution that is approved by the Board.
(2) In the case of an applicant holding a doctoral degree, the applicant shall have completed:
(i) A minimum of 90 graduate credit hours in an art therapy program approved by the Board; and
(ii) Not less than 2 years of supervised experience in art therapy approved by the Board, 1 year of which shall have been completed after the award of the doctoral degree.
(3) In the case of an applicant holding only a master's degree, the applicant shall have completed:
(i) A minimum of 60 graduate credit hours in an art therapy program approved by the Board; and
(ii) Not less than 3 years, with a minimum of 3,000 hours, of supervised experience in art therapy approved by the Board, 2 years of which shall have been completed after the award of the master's degree.
Graduate course work in art therapy
(e) The applicant shall provide documentation to the Board evidencing the completion of any educational requirements established by the Board in regulation, from an accredited college or university program that is approved by the Board.
Completion of postgraduate supervised experience
(f) The applicant shall provide documentation evidencing the completion of 2 years of postgraduate supervised experience as required by the Board.
Passing exam
(g) Except as otherwise provided in this title, the applicant shall pass an examination approved by the Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 2012, c. 628, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 629, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012. Amended by Acts 2018, c. 756, § 1, eff. May 15, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 757, § 1, eff. May 15, 2018; Acts 2019, c. 408, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 409, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-304.1, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-304.1
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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