State Licensure Laws and the Mental Health Professions: Implications for the Rural Mental Health Workforce
Examines licensure statutes and administrative rules for social workers, psychologists, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the 40 states that have at least 10% of the population living in rural areas. Covers scope of practice, training and supervision, and reimbursement.
David Hartley, Erika C. Ziller, David Lambert, Stephenie L. Loux, Donna C. Bird
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Licensure and certification of health professionals · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Scope of practice · State-by-state