NEWARK – The State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners (Board), as recommended by the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee (Committee), is proposing substantial changes upon adoption to the proposed amendments to N.J.A.C. 13:34C-6.2, 6.2A, and 6.3.
The Board, as recommended by the Committee, proposed amendments to N.J.A.C. 13:34C-6.2, 6.2A, and 6.3 on May 21, 2018, at 50 N.J.R. 1247(a), to require State licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselors to hold a current Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) credential from an International Certification Reciprocity Consortium (ICRC) member board (a certification authority that is a member of the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc., a credentialing organization) in order to be deemed a qualified clinical supervisor. The Board, as recommended by the Committee, is proposing amendments to the requirements for certain individuals who hold dual-licenses as both a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor and as a certified advanced practice nurse, licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, or professional counselor.
The proposed notice of substantial changes, and information on how to submit a comment by July 19, 2019, can be viewed on the Division of Consumer Affairs’ website here.