8 CRR-NY 29.15NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER I. RULES OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
PART 29. UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
8 CRR-NY 29.15
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29.15 Special provisions for the professions of creative arts therapy, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, and psychoanalysis.
Unprofessional conduct in the practice of creative arts therapy, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling and psychoanalysis shall include conduct prohibited by sections 29.1 and 29.2 of this Part and, in accordance with section 8407 of the Education Law, shall also include:
(a) in the case of treatment of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism, providing any mental health service for such illness on a continuous and sustained basis without a medical evaluation of the illness by, and consultation with, a physician regarding such illness. Such medical evaluation and consultation shall be to determine and advise whether any medical care is indicated for such illness;
(b) prescribing or administering drugs as a treatment, therapy, or professional service in the practice of his or her profession; or
(c) using invasive procedures as a treatment, therapy, or professional service in the practice of his or her profession. For purposes of this subdivision, invasive procedure means any procedure in which human tissue is cut, altered, or otherwise infiltrated by mechanical or other means. Invasive procedure includes, but is not limited to surgery, lasers, ionizing radiation, therapeutic ultrasound, or electroconvulsive therapy.
8 CRR-NY 29.15
Current through March 15, 2021
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