• Requires mandatory cultural competency training

Mandatory Cultural Competency Training Legislation Timeline

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March 23, 2018
SB 1246 Passed
Senate Bill No. 1246 requires all behavioral health professionals, including licensed marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, social workers, and substance abuse counselors, to satisfy cultural competency continuing education requirements implemented by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Training must be completed every 24 months as a requirement for license renewal.

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