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Will Florida’s Telemedicine Rule help form the Standards for Telemental Health?

In February, I reported on a number of law or rule changes  and proposed bills.  A rule (64B8-9.0141 – Telemedicine) arising from F. S. 456 (Authority of Florida’ Department of Health General Provisions of Health Professions) was finalized on March 7, 2016 which added definitions and standards for telehealth.  The Board of Clinical […]

FL HB 0373 Has Passed – NOW Law 491.0045 Sets time limit for Registered Interns to become licensed

Updated post November 27, 2018:

491.0045 Intern registration; requirements.— . . .

(5) An intern registration is valid for 5 years.
1(6) A registration issued on or before March 31, 2017, expires March 31, 2022, and may not be renewed or reissued. Any registration issued after March 31, 2017, expires 60 months after the date it is […]

Does Florida Law prevent MH professionals from asking about gun ownership?

Thanks CK for raising a new question for me.  She asked if Florida law prevented medical and mental health professionals from asking if a client owns a gun.  Interestingly, I found something about this question and related to typical risk assessment questions on snopes.com

DHHS, according to a recent letter forwarded to me, states that HIPAA  

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“Qualified Supervisor” Continuing Education Courses in Florida

Great Seal of the State of FloridaThe state of Florida requires that all mental health professional registered interns, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and  Psychologists must have several years of post-licensed practice and complete a […]

New Workshops to be offered before 2011 licensure renewal

Two new workshops have been scheduled for Fort Lauderdale in February 2011, before Licensure Renewal deadline of March 31st.