Counselors-in-Training Bill Nears Critical House Subcommittee

The Senate adopted SB514 last week, disregarding the concerns of Counseling, Social Work and Psychology professionals and training programs across the state. The legislation is predicated on the incorrect notion that the practice of social work and psychological counseling is more fundamentally about providing spiritual and personal advice.  In practice, however, the professions of social … Continued

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SB514 Passes Senate Committee Despite Widespread Concern Amongst Counseling, Social Work, Psychology Professions

The Senate Education Committee passed SB514 yesterday, a bill that prohibits public institutions of higher education from disciplining, expelling, providing remediation to, discriminating, or taking any other adverse action against a student in a counseling, social work, or psychology program because the student refuses to counsel or serve a client as to goals, outcomes, or … Continued

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