Tag: LCAT

Sounds of Recovery: Music Therapy in Medical Settings

Sounds of Recovery: Music Therapy in Medical Settings

Upcoming CMTE Opportunity! Friday, September 15th, 2017 8:00 am- 4:30 pm NYU Langone Medical Center Sounds of Recovery: Music Therapy in Medical Settings is a one-day conference featuring presentations about matters surrounding the practice of music therapy in hospital settings with a variety of client populations. A keynote address, nine concurrent sessions, a panel discussion and […]

July 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
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
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: December 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