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§ 17-303. License qualifications; clinical marriage and family therapy

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: May 15, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 15, 2018
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-303
§ 17-303. License qualifications; clinical marriage and family therapy
In general
(a) To qualify for a license to practice clinical marriage and family 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.
Age
(c) The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.
Education
(d)(1) Except as provided in § 17-306 of this subtitle, the applicant shall hold a master's or doctoral degree in a marriage and family field from an accredited educational institution that is approved by the Board or have completed a program of studies judged by the Board to be substantially equivalent in subject matter and extent of training as may be required by the Board in regulation.
(2) The applicant shall have completed any additional educational requirements established by the Board in regulation.
Supervised experience
(e) The applicant shall have completed not less than 2 years with a minimum of 2,000 hours of supervised experience in marriage and family therapy approved by the Board, 2 years of which shall have been completed after the award of the master's or doctoral degree or its substantial equivalent.
Graduate course work
(f) The applicant shall provide documentation to the Board evidencing the completion of any educational requirements established by the Board in regulation, completed at an accredited college or university approved by the Board.
Clinical experience
(g) The applicant shall provide documentation evidencing the completion of 2 years of postgraduate supervised clinical experience as required by the Board.
Examination
(h) Except as otherwise provided in this title, the applicant shall pass an examination approved by the Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 708, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2018, c. 756, § 1, eff. May 15, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 757, § 1, eff. May 15, 2018.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-303, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-303
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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