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October 29

California BBS Face-to-Face Supervision Waiver Extended Again

During the COVID-19 pandemic the Board of Behavioral Sciences issued (and extended multiple times) a waiver for the face-to-face supervision requirement.  This waiver has allowed Associates in any setting (including private practice) to count supervision via two-way, real-time videoconferencing.  In addition, it allowed Practicum students to count telehealth hours toward their required hours of counseling. … Continued

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September 18

Title Changes for MFT Registered Interns and Professional Clinical Counselor Interns

The Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) recently announced that effective January 1, 2018, Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Interns will be referred to as “Associate Marriage and Family Therapists” or “Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapists,” and Professional Clinical Counselor Interns will be referred to as “Associate Professional Clinical Counselors” or “Registered Associate Professional Clinical … Continued

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July 6

California BBS Scope of Practice for Couples and Families

Scope of Practice for Couples and Families Per the BBS, counselors who would like to assess and treat couples and families or supervise Marriage and Family Therapist Associates should include 500 hours of supervised practice with couples, families and children in their internship.  These hours must be under the supervision of a LMFT or a … Continued

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January 21

What alerts does TrackYourHours provide? (California LPCC)

TrackYourHours is programmed with all of the BBS regulations and analyzes the hours that you log and generates an alert whenever there is an issue. The following is a list of all of the potential alerts for LPCC Interns:

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December 1

LPCC Supervised Experience Requirements – Proposed Changes Nov 2014

The BBS recently (Nov 2014 meeting) discussed new experience requirements for LPCC candidates. Please note that the BBS has not yet released minutes from the meeting and the information below is based on the discussion that occured at the November meeting as well as documents that were released prior to the meeting. The BBS has … Continued

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May 16

LPCC Scope of Practice for Families and Couples

Per the BBS, “Professional clinical counseling” does not include the assessment or treatment of couples or families unless the professional clinical counselor has completed all of the following:  

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