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Arkansas

Psychologists

Are to follow APA’s guidelines.

CHAPTER 97 OF THE ARKANSAS PSYCHOLOGY BOARD http://www.psychologyboard.arkansas.gov/Websites/psychology/images/2008_Chapter_97.pdf

17-97-203. Powers and duties.

The Arkansas Psychology Board shall:

(5) Adopt the code of ethics of the American Psychological Association to

govern appropriate practices or behavior as referred to in this chapter and file the code

with the Secretary of State within thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of the code of

ethics.

ARKANSAS PSYCHOLOGY BOARD RULES AND REGULATIONS 2009

http://www.psychologyboard.arkansas.gov/Websites/psychology/images/Rules_and_Regulations.pdf

SECTION 16. CODE OF ETHICS.

16.1. The Arkansas Psychology Board adopts the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct of the American Psychological Association as part of these Rules and Regulations. The principles shall constitute one standard by which appropriate professional practices are determined.

 

Social Workers

Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board Code

http://www.arkansas.gov/swlb/laws_regs.html

Chapter 103 Subchapter 3

17-103-309. Practice by electronic, telephonic, or other means.

The provision of social work services to a client within this state through any means, including without limitation electronic means or by telephone, regardless of the location of the social worker, constitutes the practice of social work and is subject to this chapter and to rules adopted under this chapter.

STATE OF ARKANSAS

SOCIAL WORK LICENSING BOARD

THE SOCIAL WORK LICENSING REGULATIONS

 

Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists

http://abec.myarkansas.net/links/1470164176-abec-link.pdf

The Technology Assisted Counseling Specialization is required.

ARKANSAS BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN COUNSELING RULES AND REGULATIONS

Section 3.6

(7)        Technology-Assisted Distance Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy

Specialization license standards for issue for Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy or Supervision being:

(A)       A licensed LPC/LAC or LMFT/LAMFT in good standing with the

Board must apply for the Technology-assisted Distance Counseling or Marriage Family Therapy specialization license and submit documentation of training for approval by the Board. As training sources are developed, the responsibility for seeking Board endorsement for the training rests with the provider of the training, The provider must submit a written request with materials documenting the training content for Board review and approval prior to endorsement of the training.

(B)       The written submission of a detailed plan that delineates how the applicant will meet provisions of the Board adopted American Counseling Association Code of Ethics and the Standards regulating Technology Assisted Distance Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy for Board approval.

(C)       Revised Statement of Intent (scope of practice) that includes a description of the Technology-Assisted Distance Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy.

(D)       The Board may require an oral examination if there are unresolved questions about requirements (9) (A-F).

(E)       The submitted materials must be approved by the Board prior to the Technology-Assisted Distance Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization license being issued.

(F)       Any Technology-Assisted Distance Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy that occurs within the State of Arkansas, whether by an Arkansas counselor or by an out of state Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist, is deemed to have occurred in Arkansas. All providers of services whether traditional or Technology-Assisted who may offer or provide Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy services to individuals or groups must hold a valid Arkansas license to provide such services.

(G)       Specialization requests not already specified will be reviewed by the Board and standards established as needed.

(H)       Licensed Counselors or Therapist who apply for a specialization license will be issued such license upon completion of the application for a specialization, documentation of a valid national or required credential

(certificate, registry, or license), pass on the oral examination (if required), payment of the specialization fee and approval by majority vote of the Board.

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