• Proposed, but does not have, mandatory cultural competency traning

Mandatory Cultural Competency Training Legislation Timeline

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February 1, 2019
SB 352 Referred to Committee
Senate Bill No. 352 would have allowed any health care professional in the state of Missouri to complete two hours of cultural competency training annually, as part of continuing education requirements. In addition, psychologists, behavioral health analysts, assistant behavioral health analysts, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and social workers would have been required to complete two hours of cultural competency training for initial licensure and within the 24 months prior to relicensure.
May 13, 2016
HB 1839 Referred to Committee
House Bill No. 1839 would have established the Health Care Professionals Cultural Competency Act, which would have required the completion of cultural competency training for initial licensure and a minimum of one hour of cultural competency continuing education for relicensure; and would have required the curriculum in any school for health care professionals to include cultural competency and completion of cultural competency training as a condition of receiving a diploma from a school for health care professionals.

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