Tag: NYSTF

Attention New York!

Attention New York!

ATTENTION NEW YORK!!!! As you may know, the New York State Task Force on Occupational Regulation (NYSTF) has a new email address:  nystate.task.force@gmail.com We are hearing that our new format for large emails, coming through MailChimp, often sends our messages into folders for spam or (in Gmail) promotions. Please make sure to check these folders […]

September 6, 2017 | By More
Update: New York State CE requirements for the LCAT

Update: New York State CE requirements for the LCAT

Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, effective January 1, 2017, Section 8412 of Article 163, the Mental Health Practitioner’s law, requires LCATs to earn 36 hours of approved continuing education (CE) for every 3-year registration period. All CE must be taken from a state-approved provider, and any CE completed prior to January 1, 2017 will […]

January 15, 2017 | By More
Fall Government Relations Report!

Fall Government Relations Report!

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Respectfully Submitted: Maria Hricko Fay, LSW, LCAT, MT-BC Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery margovernmentrelations@gmail.com Fall Salutations! As I am writing this newsletter, it is exactly one month to Election Day. On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 you are strongly encouraged to vote. Voting is one of the most important advocacy tasks […]

November 1, 2016 | By More
NYSTF Workshop at Molloy College!

NYSTF Workshop at Molloy College!

Dear Colleagues, Please see the attached flyer for details on a day-long workshop at Molloy College on Friday, October 21, presented by the New York State Task Force on Occupational Regulation (NYSTF) as well as representatives from AMTA and CBMT. The morning session is geared toward students and others who would like detailed information on the […]

October 2, 2016 | By More
Upcoming NYSTF Workshops!

Upcoming NYSTF Workshops!

Dear Colleagues, Please see the attached flyer for details on a day-long workshop at Nazareth College of Rochester on Saturday, September 24, presented by the New York State Task Force on Occupational Regulation (NYSTF). The morning session is geared toward students and others who would like detailed information on the Mental Health Practitioners law and the step-by-step […]

August 29, 2016 | By More
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
The Summer Government Relations Report Is In!

The Summer Government Relations Report Is In!

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Respectfully Submitted: Maria Hricko Fay, LSW, LCAT, MT-BC Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery margovernmentrelations@gmail.com Summer is usually a time to slow down in the lazy, hazy heat. While work related to government relations generally slows down a bit in the summer months, task forces are still very active gathering information, […]

July 21, 2016 | By More
HEY, NEW YORK! Help for the Helpers!

HEY, NEW YORK! Help for the Helpers!

HEY, NEW YORK!!! DID YOU KNOW??? In an effort to help keep NYS music therapists informed regarding the Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) law and regulations, we are pleased to offer this little column of regulatory tidbits! This Issue’s Feature: HELP FOR THE HELPERS Self-care for therapists is an important pursuit. Our work is both […]

July 21, 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