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§ 9-6A-09. Qualifications for registration as nurse case manager, rehabilitation counselor or v...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6a. Rehabilitation Practitioners (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-6A-09
§ 9-6A-09. Qualifications for registration as nurse case manager, rehabilitation counselor or vocational evaluator
Nurse case manager
(a) To qualify for registration, a nurse case manager shall be certified as such by the State Board of Nursing.
Rehabilitation counselor
(b) To qualify for registration, a rehabilitation counselor shall:
(1) have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in rehabilitation counseling, human services, psychology, or a related field with at least 1 year of work experience in a human services occupation;
(2) have a master's or doctoral degree in rehabilitation counseling, human services, psychology, education, or a related field; or
(3) be a certified rehabilitation counselor, certified vocational evaluator, certified disability management specialist, hold an equivalent national certification that is acceptable to the Commission, or have met all of the education and experience requirements to be eligible to be certified.
Vocational evaluator
(c) To qualify for registration, a vocational evaluator shall:
(1) have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in vocational evaluation, rehabilitation psychology, human services, education, or a related field with 1 year of work experience in that field;
(2) have a master's or doctoral degree in rehabilitation, vocational evaluation, psychology, human services, education, or a related field; or
(3) be certified or have met all of the educational and experience requirements to be eligible to be certified in vocational evaluation by the Commission on certification of work adjustment and vocational evaluation specialists, or have met all of the education and experience requirements to be eligible for certification.
Additional requirements
(d) In addition to the requirements of subsections (b) and (c) of this section:
(1) a rehabilitation counselor who has met the education requirements under subsection (b)(1) or (2) of this section to qualify for registration shall work under the administrative supervision of a certified rehabilitation counselor, certified vocational evaluator, certified disability management specialist, certified case manager, or certified rehabilitation registered nurse; and
(2) a vocational evaluator who has met the education requirements under subsection (c)(1) or (2) of this section shall work under the administrative supervision of a certified vocational evaluator, certified rehabilitation counselor, certified disability management specialist, certified case manager, or certified rehabilitation registered nurse.

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Added by Acts 1997, c. 625, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-6A-09, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-6A-09
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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