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December 19

Reminder – Title Change for Interns

This is a reminder that that effective January 1, 2018 the 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 Counselors.”  You … Continued

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October 28

BBS Releases Q1 2017 CE Audit Results

Did you know that in 2016 the BBS resumed random continuing education (CE) audits?  They randomly select a number of renewing licensees and confirm whether they have met all CE requirements.  If you fail a CE audit you can receive a citation and a fine. In the most recent audit 28% of LCSWs and 25% of LMFts failed (Page 8 of … Continued

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October 16

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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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August 31

Old versus New MFT Experience Requirements

Overview January 1, 2016 the experience requirements for LMFTs changed.  Applicants who submit their application on or before December 31, 2020 have the option of being evaluated under the old or new experience requirements.  As of January 1, 2021 the new requirements will apply to all applicants.  The BBS also released new forms (Option 1 for … Continued

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August 21

Is Your Supervisor Meeting All of Their Responsibilities? (MFT)

Whenever a supervisee (MFT registered intern or MFT trainee) begins working with a new supervisor, they must obtain a completed copy of the BBS’ Responsibility Statement for Supervisors. Supervisors are required to complete and sign this form under penalty of perjury, which may provide some reassurance for supervisees; however, even supervisors with the best of … Continued

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July 19

LPCC & PCC Intern Scope of Practice Update

The BBS has released information about new scope of practice requirements for LPCCs and PCC Interns who wish to treat treat couples and families.  These new requirements will go into effect January 1, 2017.  Read More General Information FAQs How to request confirmation of approval to assess or treat couples and families

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July 6

California BBS FAQs

MFT Trainees & Associates APCCs ASWs  

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July 6

California BBS APCC FAQs

I just created an account.  How do I get started? What are the weekly supervision requirements? Do I need to log supervision in a week where I only log workshop or training hours? What are the requirements for an LPCC to diagnose and treat couples and families? Do you have any tips for submitting my … Continued

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July 6

California BBS ASW FAQs

I just created an account.  How do I get started? What are the weekly supervision requirements? How do I log individual and group counseling hours? Do I need to log supervision in a week where I only log workshop or training hours? Do you have any tips for submitting my hours?

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