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12-43-202. Practice outside of or beyond professional training, experience, or competence - general scope of practice for licensure, registration, or certification.

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(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, no licensee, registrant, or certificate holder is authorized to practice outside of or beyond his or her area of training, experience, or competence.

(2) The practice of psychotherapy is one area of practice for mental health professionals licensed, certified, or registered pursuant to this article but may not be the only or primary practice area of such professionals, other than persons registered as psychotherapists pursuant to part 7 of this article. The requirements for licensure, registration, or certification as a mental health professional pursuant to this article are contained in sections 12-43-303, 12-43-403, 12-43-503, 12-43-602.5, and 12-43-803, which define the practice of psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, licensed professional counseling, and addiction counseling, respectively.


Source: L. 88: Entire article R&RE, p. 536, 1, effective July 1. L. 98: Entire section amended, p. 1108, 5, effective July 1. L. 2008: Entire section amended, p. 417, 4, effective August 5. L. 2011: Entire section amended, (SB 11-187), ch. 285, p. 1292, 18, effective July 1.