MD BOPC Law Test Health Occupations

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(a) in general. Unless granted a waiver, an applicant shall:
(1) hold an associate's degree in a health and human services counseling field or have completed a program of studies judged by the Board to be substantially equivalent in subject matter to such a program of studies;
(2) have completed not less than 2 years, with a minimum of 2,000 hours of clinically supervised experience in alcohol and drug counseling approved by the Board, 1 year of which shall have been completed after the award of the associate's degree;
(3) have a minimum of 15 credit hours in alcohol and drug counselor training, including instruction in:
(i) medical aspects of chemical dependency;
(ii) group counseling
(iii) individual counseling
(iv) family counseling
(v) assessment and treatment planning
(vi) ethics for alcohol and drug counselors
(vii) human development
(viii) abnormal psychology
(ix) courses pertaining to counselor core functions of screening, intake, orientation, case management, crisis intervention, education and prevention, referral, consultation, reports and record keeping, and special alcohol and drug dependency topics
(4) practice alcohol and drug counseling under the supervision of a certified professional counselor-alcohol and drug or another health care provider approved by the Board and provide alcohol and drug counseling as an employee of an agency or facility that is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations or that is certified under Title 8, Subtitle 4 of the Health-General Article
(b) pass an examination approved by the Board
(a). in general. Unless granted a waiver, an applicant shall meet the requirements of this section.
(b) good moral character. the applicant shall be of good moral character.
(c) minimum age. The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.
(d) educational requirements.
(1) the applicant shall hold a master's degree (and at least 60 graduate credit hours) or a doctoral degree (and at least 90 graduate credit hours) in a health and human services counseling field or substantially equivalent program
(2) Demonstrate graduate credit hours in the following areas:
(i) counseling theory and ethics
(ii) counseling techniques
(iii) human growth and development and maladaptive behaviors
(iv) group dynamics, processing and counseling
(v) social and cultural foundations
(vi) lifestyle and career development
(vii) appraisal of individuals
(viii) research and evaluation
(ix) participation in a supervised practicum in professional counseling
(x) marriage and family therapy
(xi) alcohol and drug counseling
(3) Demonstrate a minimum of 26 graduate credit hours in alcohol and drug counselor training, including instruction in:
(i) medical aspects of chemical dependency
(ii) group counseling
(iii) individual counseling
(iv) family counseling
(v) assessment and treatment planning
(vi) ethics for alcohol and drug counselors
(vii) human development
(viii) abnormal psychology
(ix) courses pertaining to counselor core functions of screening, intake, etc., and special alcohol and drug dependency topics
(e) supervised clinical experience. The applicant shall have completed not less than 3 years with a minimum of 2,000 hours of clinically supervised experience in alcohol and drug counseling approved by the Board, 2 years of which shall have been completed after the award of the master's or doctoral degree
(f) pass an examination approved by the Board