Mississippi Reg Page 42
Rules and Regulations Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors
Rule 7.5: Practice of Distance Professional Services Any person that provides counseling or supervision services through the means of Distance Professional Services must hold a license in good standing in both the location where services are provided by the professional as well as in the location of the recipient of the services and must also hold the Distance Credentialed Counselor credential or its equivalent as recognized by the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (CCE) or the National Board of Certified Counselors. Distance Professional Services must be performed in accordance with these Rules and Regulations, the current American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics, the current National Board for Certified Counselors Policy Regarding the Provision of Distance Profession Services, and Mississippi and Federal law.
Refer to the source provided for all requirements and limitations.
Telemental health is not a separate service from mental health services. All state licensing boards require that licensed clinicians follow all the regulations for practicing under their license no matter what medium of communication is used. All licensing boards also require that clinicians only practice within the boundaries of their competence. This usually requires education, continuing education, and/or supervision in telemental health. Complete our telehealth training program to cover all the essential competencies of providing telemental health services and earn the THTC (Telemental Health Training Certificate).