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California BBS Getting Started
Step 1: Update your School & Status Information When you log into a new account you will be taken directly to the School & Status Information section. It is important that you keep this information up-to-date because it allows TrackYourHours to accurately report your hours by status and will populate your experience verification and weekly … ContinuedContinue reading >
California BBS MFT Supervision Requirements
Weekly Supervision Requirements As an MFT Trainee, you must meet the mandatory minimum of one unit of weekly supervision at each work setting where you are claiming experience. In addition, you are required to receive an additional unit of supervision for every five hours of direct counseling experience claimed at each setting (ratio of supervision hours across … ContinuedContinue reading >
BBS Updates Feb 2016
Should Supervisors be Registered with the BBS? The BBS Supervision Committee is reviewing options to require supervisors to register with the board. We will update you as additional information is released. BBS Explores Option of Changing Intern Title The BBS is considering a proposal that would change the title of MFT and PCC “Intern” to … ContinuedContinue reading >
New BBS experience requirements are coming January 1, 2016
New BBS experience requirements are coming January 1, 2016. For five years the BBS is allowing applicants to choose whether they want to be evaluated under the old or new requirements. Which should you choose? We can help you decide! TrackYourHours has been updated to allow you to easily see how many hours you can claim under … ContinuedContinue reading >
Can I receive a stipend as payment?
Per the BBS you must meet one of the three requirements listed below. The biggest issue is that you cannot be an independent contractor. If you are classified as an independent contractor the hours earned at that site can’t be claimed.Continue reading >
BBS processing of renewals and new licenses
The BBS has published the following announcement: License Renewals: Individuals holding a professional license with December 2015 or January 2016 expiration dates who wish to renew their licenses are strongly encouraged to renew as early as possible, preferably before the end of November 2015. New Licenses: Individuals seeking a new license are strongly encouraged to … ContinuedContinue reading >
BBS experience requirement changes coming January 1, 2016
The experience requirement changes have been approved and will be implemented on January 1, 2016. We will update the MFT, LCSW and LPCC versions of TrackYourHours on December 1, 2015.. The updates will allow you to see how many hours you can claim under both the old and new requirements making it very easy for you … ContinuedContinue reading >
Proposal to allow triadic supervision
The BBS Supervision Committee has discussed changing the current individual supervision requirement to a “triadic” supervision requirement. If approved, this would redefine “individual” supervision to include either one-on-one supervision, or two-on-one. We will notify you if this proposal is approved.Continue reading >
Proposed changes to BBS experience requirements
As we have previously communicated, the BBS has proposed changes to the experience requirements. If the changes are approved, we will update the MFT, LCSW and LPCC versions of TrackYourHours. The updates will allow you to see how many hours you can claim under both the old and new requirements. This will make it very … ContinuedContinue reading >
BBS Weekly Summary of Hours FAQ
The BBS requires you to document all of your experience on the BBS Weekly Summary of Hours (weekly log) form. All of the hours reported on your Experience Verification Forms must be documented on a Weekly Summary of Hours form. Do I submit my Weekly Summary of Hours forms to the BBS? No, the Weekly … ContinuedContinue reading >
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