Tag: licensure

Mandatory Continuing Ed. Requirements for the LCAT

Mandatory Continuing Ed. Requirements for the LCAT

Dear Colleagues and Advocates, We have just been notified that information regarding the new mandatory continuing education requirements has been posted on the Office of the Professions (OP) website. As indicated in correspondence from Dr. David Hamilton, Executive Secretary of the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners: The information is organized under the links to […]

August 3, 2016 | By More
Attention NYS and LCATS!

Attention NYS and LCATS!

Dear Colleagues and Advocates, We have been receiving many questions regarding the new regulations that require mandatory continuing education (CE) for all Licensed Mental Health Practitioners, including LCATs. While we all respect and value the process of continuing education for maintaining competence in practice, NYSTF has concerns about components of the proposed regulations, specifically: The […]

July 28, 2016 | By More
A Dialogue on Current and Future Music Therapy Practice in NYS

A Dialogue on Current and Future Music Therapy Practice in NYS

March 12, 2016 | By More
New Jersey News Update!

New Jersey News Update!

Oh, What a Day! To paraphrase the Four Seasons Oh, what a day, Mid-December twenty-fifteen we had our first hearing of The Music Therapist Licensing Act. The Assembly Regulated Professions Committee met on December 10th, heard testimony and released bill A4353 to the General Assembly for consideration and vote. What a very special time to […]

January 2, 2016 | By More
URGENT! Call to Action for LCAT Regulations

URGENT! Call to Action for LCAT Regulations

URGENT Call to Action Regarding Proposed Continuing Education Regulations for the LCAT DEADLINE for Comments:┬áDecember 28, 2015. The New York State Task Force (NYSTF) continues to monitor activity in NYS related to the implementation of the Mental Health Practitioners (MHP) law. We are issuing a crucial call to action at this time. We just learned […]

December 16, 2015 | By More
I Got My Permit! Now What – Parallel Parking??!?

I Got My Permit! Now What – Parallel Parking??!?

The path to licensure as a creative arts therapist includes requirements in education, examination, and experience. Following completion of the education requirement, the supervised experience component mandates a minimum of 1,500 clock hours, with at least 1,000 of those hours being comprised of direct client contact. Direct client contact includes: assessment; treatment; consultation with client […]

August 4, 2015 | By More